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Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo)

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Address: 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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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This 62-acre zoo contains more than 140 species of animals with two major...

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.

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Our visit to the Bible Zoo was planned for our 4 year old during our 2 week visit to Jerusalem, but I was pleasantly surprised at how much I needed to visit this place myself, it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit to the Bible Zoo was planned for our 4 year old during our 2 week visit to Jerusalem, but I was pleasantly surprised at how much I needed to visit this place myself, it was such a welcome break from absorbing the deep history and culture of Jerusalem. I have to say that it was one of the... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a nice little zoo but so diverse and so nicely designed. you can finish the tour in 1 hour or 3 hours depends on your pace. freat attraction for children. funny name "biblical zoo" they do have biblical animals but also animals from all over the world... i loved how compact the place was.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great and big zoo. lots of interesting things to see, and unusual "cages". very interesting for everyone. Even on holidays - not too crowded.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The Biblical Zoo is usually open from 0900 to 1700 and located just on the south east outskirts of jerusaem near the Malha Mall and Train station and can be reached easily by car or bus It costs around 55 NIS for adults ( 42 NIS for senior citizens ) and is free under 3 yrs Parking is a bit... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Biblical Zoo on the southern outskirts of Jerusalem are easily reached by car but also by public transportation( only a few minutes from Malcha Mall and Train station) Parking is not abundant so best to come early Entry for adults about 55 NIS * discount for seniors Once inside use the restrooms and then follow the map around the... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Three generations of us went yesterday. I only regret I can't spend the entire day there again today.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Took my grandchildren to the Biblical Zoo. Really well done, small enough so the children were not overwhelmed, but sufficiently large to hold and adults interest. Kids were able to go through a tunnel to a bubble and be among the animals. All in all quite enjoyable.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The zoo has a feel of a safari I can't stand zoos But this one is lovely Highly recommended to visit. You will learn something new every time.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

My grandchildren love this zoo, as do I. It's impossible to cover it all in a day as there is much to see. It is very hilly and can be challenging to those who don't do much walking, but there is a delightful train one can take around the zoo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We took our 3 kids (4, 1.5 and 1.5) for a lovely day at the zoo. Lots of great animals in natural settings, especially the safari boardwalk, plus a lovely playground (aimed mostly at 3-10 year olds so a little old for our little kids) and petting zoo. Very few lunch options, only a mediocre cafe near the front with... More 

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