Latitude / Longitude: 55.761770, 37.578500
The Moscow Zoo was founded way back 1864 and so will relatively soon celebrate a century and a half of entertaining families. From more humble beginnings, its territory now covers 21.5 hectares of land and home to more than eight thousand animals!
The Moscow Zoo consists of two areas – the "Old" and "New". These are connected with a footbridge passing from on top of the B. Gruzinskaya Street.
The Moscow Zoo is a massive area and includes anything you can possible imagine. The place is divided into many sections:
Big Pond, Flamingo, Tropical Cats, the Cat String, Cheetahs, Spectacled Bears, The Giraffe House, White-tailed Gnus and Tapirs, Dogs and Relatives, Ungulates, Pinnipeds, Delphinarium, House of Birds, Cranes, Elephant House, Peccaries and Bush Pigs, Musk Oxen and Mountain Goats, Pony Ring, Rock of Birds of Prey, Animals of Russia, Nocturnal World, South America, Australia Fauna, Crossover Bridge, Pond of the New Territory, Coatis and Otters, Polar world, Mountain Ungulates, Pelicans and Cormorants, Fauna of Indonesia, Insecttopia, Deer, Przewalski Horses, Camels, The Animal Island, Exotarium, African Ungulates, Horses, Primates, The Reptile House and Children Zoo.
Entry prices for Moscow Zoo
Adults over 18 – 150 rubles
Children under 18, internal students, service men, disabled people, pensioners, parents of three and more children – free admission
Adults over 18 – 50 rubles
Children over 7, internal students, disabled people, pensioners, parents of three and more children – 5 rubles
Children under 7, orphans, disabled children, service men – free admission
The visitors are allowed to use photo cameras free of charge.
Guided tours are organized for all the group age including kinder garten children.
Duration of excursions from 30 min to 2 hrs.
Open IN SUMMER daily from 10am till 8 pm. Ticket Office closes at 7 pm. Open IN WINTER daily from 10 am till 5 pm. The Moscow Zoo is closed on Mondays
Best For Whom:
- Families With Children
- Families With Teenagers
Best For What:
"I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad" - George Bernard Shaw