Prague Zoo opened in 1931 and quickly became one of the most successful breeding and research zoos in the world, being home to the first artificially bred Andean condor, polar bear, and Komodo dragons, among others. Today visitors can see over 5,000 animals from 684 species, including 568 species listed as endangered on the IUCN Red list. With lots to see and do, it’s a great day out for the whole family!
By Maurizio Massaro
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From November to February, Prague Zoo is open from 9 am to 4 pm. In March, the zoo closes at 5 pm, in April, May, September, and October the zoo closes at 6 pm, and from June to the end of August, it closes at 9 pm. The main ticket office is open daily, the southern and northern ticket offices are open at weekends, on public holidays, and during local school vacations. Ticket offices close 30 minutes before the zoo closes for the day, or at 7 pm during summer.
Prague Zoo U Trojského zámku 3/120 171 00 Praha 7 Czech Republic
Tickets for adults cost CZK 250, or CZK 200 for children aged 3 to 15 or students. A family pass is available for CZK 800 for families of 2 adults and up to 2 children. Children under the age of 3 can enter free of charge.
How to get there:
Prague Zoo can be reached by taking metro line C to Nádraží Holešovice station and transferring to bus number 12, or by taking the ferry to Podhoří station and transferring to bus number 236. From the end of March until October the zoo can be reached via a steamboat along the Vltava river, a journey that takes about 75 minutes. There is also a car park at the zoo, which costs CZK 200 on weekends, public holidays, and during the summer, or CZK 100 at other times of the year.
Written byMaurizio MassaroMaurizio is a cosmopolitan, a musician and comes around. In his role as a content manager at TicketLens, he is always striving to find new offers as well as writing about sights all over the world.