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Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo)

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Manahat | southern end of KOLITZ road, also approachable from the Malha Shopping Mall, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-675-0111
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Great Experience, animals seem happy.

This was one of the best zoo experiences I've ever had. Animal habitats look like interesting... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2015
Morgan M
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Great Family Day Out

The zoo is very nice. Lots of walking, but kind of a low-density of animals. I give it a 5 stars... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2015
mouseSF
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San Francisco, California
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“noah's ark” (10 reviews)
“animals seem” (8 reviews)
“feeding times” (5 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 22 December 2015

This was one of the best zoo experiences I've ever had. Animal habitats look like interesting places to live, with toys and climbing opportunities where applicable. Most of the animals seemed happy. I really enjoyed exhibits about conservation efforts for griffon vultures and other endangered...More

1  Thank Morgan M
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The zoo is very nice. Lots of walking, but kind of a low-density of animals. I give it a 5 stars in any case because my toddler daughter had a wonderful time. For me it was a little boring and too spread out. Kids love...More

1  Thank mouseSF
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I really liked the way this zoo is setup. The fences for animals are very low and open, giving the impression to walk in a park rather than a zoo. It was very quite and peaceful, and there were opportunities to interact with animals for...More

1  Thank jeangot
Reviewed 2 December 2015

The animals seem very well taken care of. A lot exhibits and information on every animal. It's a beautiful property with plenty of shade and benches. You can stop and have a picnic, there is a petting zoo, and very cool children's park. Some days...More

2  Thank ByAirByLandBySea
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We have tons of fun at the Zoo, you won't miss any important animal if you do a 2-3 hour tour of the place. Bring your own food - there is not so much of selection within the zoo area and we bought some to-go...More

1  Thank dalmoz
Reviewed 18 November 2015

My daughter loved the Biblical zoo, especially the diversity of the animals on show. It was an easy and pleasant experience. I highly recommend it for families.

Thank UbiquityDream
Reviewed 14 November 2015

I went with friends for a relaxing afternoon and it was pretty great. I feel like it would have been nice as a family trip!

Thank apcf7
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Visited on a mild and sunny day in November, and felt as though I had the place almost to myself! Enjoyed wandering round the exhibits, everything seemed very well maintained and lots of interesting interpretation signs (in both english and hebrew). Interesting to see the...More

Thank PurpleFireflye
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Zoo is excellent place for everyoneto go for all day and enjoy picnic. In many places animals or birds wasn´t in cages but free. Do not feed animals!

Thank Piret P
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I took my eldest grandchildren there when they were quite young, and they enjoyed it immensely. It is the prettiest zoo I have ever visited.

Thank avmlevi
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Loraine A
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Response from ermilovm | Reviewed this property |
Yes , it is open , it is far from kotel . you can take a cab
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Beverley H
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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