Zoo in Bangkok
A favorite place for walks of parents with children inThailand's capital is in the Dusit area, close to the parliament building in Khao Din Park. History of Bangkok zoo has more than a hundred years - it was founded even King Rama V as a private garden adjacent to the palace.
Initially, it was called "Khao Wang Ding," which means "forest on the mountain." In 1983, after the reconstruction the park was re-opened to the public and has received the official name of "Dusit Zoo".
More than a thousand residents of the parkdemonstrate the diverse wildlife, not only in South-East Asia, but also in neighboring regions. Only the birds there are more than eight hundred, and more - three hundred mammals and almost two hundred reptiles.
Pride and Achievements
In the zoo of Bangkok's most popular animalscalled deer albino and white Bengal tiger. Decoration of the park - its museum where you can discover the history of the emergence and development of Dusit Zoo.
In the zoo, the capital of Thailand and is designedimplements numerous educational programs for students of biology. Excursion trains offer guests a comfortable move through considerable territorrii, covering an area of 18 hectares.
The picturesque lake in the park - another great attraction. Taking dodku rental, visitors can feed the turtles and watch the huge monitor lizards, floating in the water nearby.
How to get there?
The exact address of the zoo -. Dusit Zoo, 71, Rama V Rd, Dusit, Bangkok, 10300. Given the cheap price of taxi services in the capital of Thailand, you can use this kind of transfer.
The zoo is located in the city center in 20 minutes by foot from the Victory Monument in the park and there are buses 12 and 18 routes.
Hours zoo in Bangkok do not depend on the day of the week or the season. It is open from 08.00 to 18.00 daily.
The price of tickets for foreigners is150 and 70 baht for adults and children visitors. Local residents will pay less - 100 and 20 baht respectively. Thai teachers, military and police are entitled to 50 percent discount.
Services and contacts
In Bangkok you can feed the zoo animalsmini zoo, open-air cages where live goats, cows and ponies. The most popular area of the park at the children, mini zoo kids instills a love of animals and useful communication skills with them.
Guests can dine at the food court, where several cafes offer tasty and inexpensive food from the classic Thai menu.
Park your car, motorbike or bus can be a special parking lot at the zoo for 50, 10 and 60 baht, respectively.
The official website of the zoo in Bangkok - www.dusitzoo.org
Phone + 0-2281-2000