Situated in the Xicheng District, the Beijing Zoo was the first of its kind to be opened in China. It contains one of the largest collection of animals in the country. It has a history of some 100 years and covers an area of 860,000 square metres. The zoo is home to more than 5,000 animals of 450 different species and a total of 10,000 sea fishes of some 500 different species. The zoo has established friendly relations with the zoos from some 50 countries and regions. Animals sent by many state leaders and famous celebrities to the Chinese Government or people live here too.
Location: No. 137 Xizhimenwai St., Xicheng District, Beijing
Bus Route: Subway Line 4(get off at Beijing Zoo Stop); Bus No. 7、15、19、27、45、332、334、347、360、102、103、105、111、808 (get off at Beijing Zoo Stop)
Open hours: 7:30—18:00 (Apr. 1st to Oct. 31st); 7:30—17:00 (Nov. 1st to Mar. 31st)
Admission Fee: Entrance Ticket(excluding the panda’s house):15 yuan (Apr. 1st to Oct. 31st ); 10 yuan(Nov. 1st to the next Mar.31st)Combo Ticket(including the panda’s house): 20 yuan(Apr. 1st to Oct. 31st ); 15 yuan (Nov. 1st to the next Mar.31st )Children lower than 1.2 meters (3.9 feet) are free of charge.
Sponsored by Xicheng District People’s Government of Beijing Municipality
Undertaken by Xicheng District Media Convergence Center
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