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Address: Piazzale del Giardino Zoologico 1, 00197 Rome, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 06 360 8211
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Excellent choice for January 1st as almost everything else is closed in Rome on that specific day.No matter if it rains or if the sun shines get the chance to visit the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Athens, Greece
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The park is ok but some of the animals are in quite small tanks/ areas. There were BIG animals in little spaces, animals that should be out running around have just enough room to pace. The turtle doesn't have anywhere to swim, a little puddle in his enclosure. Some of the Macaque don't look well - bald all over and... More 

Thank Jenny D
Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent choice for January 1st as almost everything else is closed in Rome on that specific day.No matter if it rains or if the sun shines get the chance to visit the Bioparco.Located close to the villa Borghese, it costs 16 euro but it is not that expensive after all.Many coffee and food spots all over the zoo and a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo is great, it has a decent variety of animals and it's in villa borghese. I recommend it especially for families

Thank Smeb S
Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much needed break from buildings, with space for our seven year old to run and play. Some animals really well cared for, some looked I'll (e.g. Guinea pigs). Some very interesting animals. If you have children I would definitely recommend it.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge, beautiful zoo, walk up a lot of, a lot of animals, there is something to see, the kids really like! at the entrance, you can take a picture. 24 and 25 December open until 3:00, see the information on the official website.))

Thank Irina V
Bridgetown, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An animal lover and greenie I don't normally like seeing animals in captivity however the website suggested great things in terms of the enclosures and keeping the animals entertained in as natural environments as possible. Granted we went on a very cold day (only 8 degrees) but the animals whilst appearing healthy/ well fed seemed quite lethargic and sad especially... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

During our walk to Villa Borghese we saw that there is a zoo in it, so we decided to visit it. It was a very good decision, it's a wonderful zoo with a lot of species and many relaxing areas where you can stay for pick nick or you can buy something from the caffe. It's perfect a sunny day... More 

Thank Charis K
Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

When they get bored by sculptures and paintings and stones, bring the kids to the zoo! Nice place with some small playgrounds.

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Marbella, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

I dont like zoos much. I end up feeling sorry for every animals except for the spiders, but i had promised my son that after seeing all of Rome I'd do something he would like. We were staying near the bioparc, so we stopped on our way ....we went on a sunday, 11ish and there were quite a few families... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

We happened to come across the zoo at the rear of the Ville Borghese - admission was 16 Euro each, but no queue so just walked straight in. Lots of animals and all enclosures were acceptable. No gift shop so you can't get any souvenirs but plenty of picnic areas and children's play areas if you take some lunch, the... More 

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Young and well-to-do families are the street flavor of Parioli. A new kind of Rome, this area is centuries away from the Renaissance with its pockets of 1930s palaces, tony boutiques, open-air markets and plenty of coffee shops. Parioli was built as an enclave for last century’s haute bourgeois and still represents as such in 21st century Rome. Need a break? The area has several great sporting clubs known for tennis and riding, a wonderful modern art museum, easy access to the zoo (Europe’s oldest), and is nestled around Rome’s very best parks including Villa Borghese, Villa Ada and Villa Glori.
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