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Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo)

#16 of 308 things to do in Jerusalem Features Animals
Manahat | southern end of KOLITZ road, also approachable from the Malha Shopping Mall, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-675-0111
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Not for animal lovers

The zoo itself is gorgeous. Spread out , well cared for , clean , spectacular views and a real... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
debbie g
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Hadera, Israel
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A must for young children

If you are in Jerusalem and travel with kids that a place you must visit for several good hours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
menachemle
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Jerusalem, Israel
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This 62-acre zoo contains more than 140 species of animals with two major themes: animals mentioned in the Bible and endangered species from around the world.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“noah's ark” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Manahat | southern end of KOLITZ road, also approachable from the Malha Shopping Mall, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-675-0111
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo itself is gorgeous. Spread out , well cared for , clean , spectacular views and a real pleasure to walk around BUT the animals seem to me to be in very small enclosures. Huge parrots and birds that had no room to fly,...More

Thank debbie g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Jerusalem and travel with kids that a place you must visit for several good hours. Dont miss it.

Thank menachemle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Biblical zoo is one of my favorite places in Jerusalem. Matter of fact, I have a yearly subscription to it. You enter it and feel calm descend on you. There is an attempt to place the animals in natural settings and the plants and...More

1  Thank rahelgershuni
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a lovely zoo. Pretty large. A monkey open island enclosure near the entrance is fun and often funny. Most animals are in large and open enclosures. Visit a cool indoor reptile section. Go watch the training of the elephants. Best visited during the...More

Thank sharonaer
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I've visited the biblical zoo many times, and each time the expirience was great. There is a wide variety of animals from all over the world, the enclosures are big and have a lot of room, and they all give a suitable environment for the...More

Thank OmerLevitan
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Biblical zoo is a great park set zoo that can very easy set you for half and full day depending on the rests you take during. It is set as a walking tour but if your not that eager to walk up and down...More

Thank Chen1974
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The zoo itself is pleasant, easy to navigate and offers many thing to see, do etc. All in all, with an exception on the parking part, a great idea for a few hours that will make sure the kids are rally tired at the end...More

Thank yaacov s
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This was my third time at the zoo however my first time with my babies. I have a 18month old boy and 6 month baby girl. We arrived an hour after opening and it was busy but there are plenty of places to purchase tickets...More

Thank yasminshalev
Reviewed 25 March 2017

A great zoo! Besides exciting animals there are many open and green areas providing plenty of open areas when you walk around. Only downside is that food is only sold at the entrance. So either you have to buy it when you come in, or...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This a beautiful picnic in the park, can't miss stop for the family! There is a petting zoo,train and lovely outdoor surroundings. It is a must see!

Thank StaceyCB613
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Loraine A
Is it open on Saturday and how far is it from the area near the Kotel?
13 May 2017|
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
20 minutes by cab. Too fae.to.walk. No buses on Saturday, though zoo is open.
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Beverley H
Entry fee for adults
17 January 2016|
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Response from Sheldon S | Reviewed this property |
There's a fee of 55 ILS which is about 9.42 GBP.
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