Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo

The Zoo is a part of Ciutatadella. The park expands on 13 hectares and it was opened in 1892. There are approximately 5.500 animals, i.e. 400 species. The most entertaining sections of the park are the one with marine mammals and the one with large primates. The Zoo also offers many educational programs for children as well as for adults. Performances by seals, dolphins and similar types of animals are organized over the summer months.

What is important to mention is the very symbol of the Zoo – an albino gorilla that was brought by zoologist Jordi Sabater Pi from Central Africa region, and named it Snowflake. Snowflake entertained visitors in the period from 1966, when it was brought in, until 2003, when he passed away. A minimum time to visit the whole Zoo is at least three hours.

Ticket price for visiting the park:
Regular ticket price 21.40 €
for children from 3 to 12 years € 12.95
for children under 3 the entrance is free.

Time to visit the zoo
January 1 to March 18: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
From 19 to 15 May: from 10:00 to 19:00
From 16 May to 29 October: from 10:00 to 19:00
From 30 October to 31 December: from 10:00 to 17:30

Author of the article::

Ana Lazarević - our correspondent for the city of Barcelona
Contact: [email protected]

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