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National Zoological Park, Washington DC
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Take a trip to National Zoological Park, home to about 1,800 animals of 300 different species--including its famous giant pandas. The nation's zoo covers 66 hectares (163 acres) with habitats for lions, bald eagles, poisonous frogs, Asian elephants, meerkats, orangutans, pythons, sloth bears, and more. Volunteers in red shirts are on hand around the zoo for advice and information about the animals. If you get hungry, you can choose from several food outlets or bring your own picnic. Plan to visit National Zoological Park during your Washington DC vacation using our convenient Washington DC trip itinerary maker.
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  • Fantastic Zoo with lots of wonderful animals, fish and reptiles there, free to get in, but $20 for parking, so take as many as is viable!! 
  • Very Beautiful place and lot of animal in good habitat. Parking is very much expensive $22 for whole day. Pizza price near Panda Place is $25. Enjoyed the place 
  • Excellent Zoo with various species and the lovely pandas. Best way to take the subway and jump in the Cleveland Park station because when we left her walk downhill for the zoo. So we Park up and the visit will be down effortlessly. After finishing the tour, the Zoo offers free Vans that return you to the starting point of the tour. So come down and returns to its origin by Wodley metro station/Parkzoo/Adams Morgan. If you do so it will always be walking downhill and Hill-never. The aprque has few options. The basic fastfood.
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