Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo), Jerusalem

4.7
#2 of 14 in Zoos & Aquariums in Israel
Boasting a collection of wildlife featured in the Hebrew Bible, Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo) draws scores of visitors annually. Spanning 25 hectares (62 acres) in a valley amidst Judean Hills, the gardens boast 2,200 animals from 271 species. Established in 1940 as the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, the park has recently been expanded into a conservation area and breeding grounds for endangered species. Persian leopards and Indian lions, a large African section, and a vulture exhibit rank among the highlights. A motorized train takes visitors around the site, perfect for families with small children. Don't miss the park's many gardens featuring native shrubs and trees, and visit the playground to let the little ones run around. Plan to visit Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Jerusalem attractions using our Jerusalem trip itinerary tool .
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  • The garden is huge and well-groomed. There are always new animals/views. Enough for a 4-5-hour trip. Highly recommended. Amazing parrots display. And little Penguins. It's fascinating to see elephant shows. And also live lions.
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  • I got there with a handicapped friend, and we got an exceptional service there, just gave us a taste for one more time, it's really a nice experience to see all the biblical animals right in front of the eyes....
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