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Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo)

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Amazingly beautiful zoo

This zoo is lush with green and color. The animals are mostly visible without fences are bars to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great for kids

I've been taking my three years old son every half a year or so since his first birthday. Always a... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
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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.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Manahat | Southern end of Shulov road, also approachable from the Malha Shopping Mall, Jerusalem 9695700, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is lush with green and color. The animals are mostly visible without fences are bars to look through. Birds were nesting in the trees. Loved the raptor house and so many other animals in this zoo. Plenty of places to have a picnic...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jillmclain
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I've been taking my three years old son every half a year or so since his first birthday. Always a lot of fun. It has a great playground, a petting area where you can pet the goats. One of the best things is the cage...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ruben332
Reviewed March 31, 2019

I came to Israel with a group of 7 people. Our visit included Yad Vashem which does not allow children below the age of 10. I opted to take my 6yr. old grandson to the Biblical Zoo. It was beautifully set up, very clean and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

It is a good selection for family time Children love it a lot You have a lot of walk but even though you feel a lot of fun seeing animals of all kinds . I recommend it at these months because at hot summer time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank driyadm
Reviewed March 11, 2019

We visit zoos wherever we travel so we asked our guide to include this on our trip. It is really a nice zoo and much better than we were expecting. The have built the exhibits into the rocky hillsides. Some of the exhibits are of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

The Biblical Zoo is located in Jerusalem near the Malha Mall in the southern part of the city.The zoo is very large, there are many complexes of all types of animals, monkeys, lions, elephants, birds, Large areas with all the animals in the Bible, there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

We spent a very enjoyable few hours here with two of our children - of very different ages. And everyone had a great time. The animals seem well cared for and have plenty of space in which to move around, which is important to us....More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank NBLondon
Reviewed January 9, 2019

Very nice and clean zoo, large well maintained park, lots of space for the animals. Beautiful view of the city around. Our kids loved it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rentalguy80
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Rich collection. Nice organized and kept. Not too big and not too small territory. Convenient view of animals. Open on Saturdays (not obvious for Jerusalem attractions).

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dr_Mark_Belokopytov
Reviewed December 25, 2018

i enjoyed every minute of it the zoo takes takes about 3 hours to cover and is a relaxing and beautyfull thing to do if youve got an extra few hours

Date of experience: August 2018
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April 24, 2019|
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Response from NBLondon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty. Have a great time there.
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Response from Debby0208 | Reviewed this property |
We used google maps on our trip. Thanks for correcting this!
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Response from ermilovm | Reviewed this property |
Yes , it is open , it is far from kotel . you can take a cab