One of the most beautiful zoos in Europe appeared onmap of Poland in 1929. It is located in Krakow Volsky forest on the mountain hermit. At the time of opening of the Kraków Zoo are just two hundred animals, but he immediately became a popular holiday destination and walking residents and visitors alike.
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Zoo Name in Cracow is well known notOnly the children and their parents. The organizers of the fleet carried out a huge research work on conservation of rare species of animals, but because biologists all over the world are familiar with this unique wilderness area, lovingly recreated almost in the center of the modern city.
Pride and Achievements
Nearly fifteen hundred guests in the zooKrakow are a list of more than 250 species of animals. Here you can see the zebras and giraffes, elephants and deer, tigers and bears. A special pride of the organizers of the zoo - the birds, of which there are several hundred in the woods Volsky. The most beautiful bird colony - pink flamingos and peacocks are free to walk along the paths, surfacing right at the feet of the visitors in the most unexpected places.
World primates represented Tamarin funny, shy chimpanzees and flashy monkeys, lemurs and meerkats, and seemed to have gone from the pages of your favorite cartoon about the island of Madagascar.
How to get there?
Location of the zoo - Aleja Kasy Oszczędności MiastaKrakowa 14, 30-232 Kraków, Poland. For guests who prefer to travel by private vehicles, at the entrance to Wolski Forest has a guarded parking fee. Price question for the car - 15 PLN for a minivan - 30 zlotys. Parking is available only on weekdays as on weekends there is a prohibition on travel in the Wolski Forest. From the parking lot to the entrance to the zoo about a kilometer.
Public bus route 134 to be through the zoo. Sit on it is possible to have the former hotel "Cracovia" at the address: ul. Ferdinand Foha 1.
Hours Krakow zoo - from 09.00 to 15.00 without breaks and weekends. Ticket office closes one hour earlier. Entrance to the petting zoo is available from 09.30 to 14.00.
The price of the tickets depends on the age of the visitor:
- Adult costs 18 zlotys.
- preferential price of 10 zlotys. On offer are entitled to pre-school children aged 3 years, schoolchildren, students and pensioners, who can attest to the age or the fact that training in full-time identification card with photo.
- Kids up to three years can visit Krakow Zoo for free.
Ticket office park and take cash and credit cards.
Services and contacts
To participate in feeding the elephants and sea lions in the park in Krakow can be at 11.00 and 13.00.
Visitors on bikes, scooters, skateboards, roller skates and pets in Krakow zoo is not allowed.
Meals are interested in the cafe on the territory of the Wolski forest.
Official Site - www.zoo-krakow.pl.
Phone +48 12 425 35 51.