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Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo)

#16 of 310 things to do in Jerusalem Features Animals
Manahat | southern end of KOLITZ road, also approachable from the Malha Shopping Mall, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-675-0111
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Not a big fan of Zoo, but this is nice

if you have children its definitely a nice place to go in jerusalem. its seems lke they are taking... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2015
RonaBerk
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Sydney, Australia
We loved this zoo!.

We started off with the tram ride through the zoo and got off to visit the African animals which... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2015
Gloria L
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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“noah's ark” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Manahat | southern end of KOLITZ road, also approachable from the Malha Shopping Mall, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-675-0111
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

if you have children its definitely a nice place to go in jerusalem. its seems lke they are taking care very well in the animals there!

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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We started off with the tram ride through the zoo and got off to visit the African animals which was terrific. Elephants, zebras, giraffes and more! We came at the end of the day to beat the heat and were happy with the timing. Only...More

Thank Gloria L
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Fabulous place to visit . Lots and lots of animals to view in fabulous enclosures. Great wooden ark which you can wander through , grab an ice cream and even go to the loo on! Great childrens play area ..... Animals looked well cared for...More

Thank Nikola S
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Wonderful zoo, lots of animals, great and humane habitats. There are benches and trees for shade everywhere. There is a "train" going around the zoo, so you can take it instead of walking. Overall a great experience, much better than at the Safari in Ramat-Gan...More

Thank lena s
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The Biblical Zoo is well worth the visit. The zoo has something for everyone, although seems that elephant feeding time is the universal favorite. The zoo is well thought out, and interweaves biblical themes within the entire park. I also appreciate how the animals are...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We were able to see the entire zoo in 2 hours which was perfect on a very hot day. A pleasant surprise to find so many interesting animals in a relatively small zoo. Beautiful grounds. Loved the elephant show and the bears posing for pictures.

Thank TinaAAR
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We visited this zoo on a whim, and it turned out to be quite a pleasant surprise! It had a fairly large collection, and most of the animals were set up quite well. We spent a very pleasant few hours -- definitely recommended if you...More

Thank Eager_TravelerNY
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Wonderful zoo. The ride to the zoo brings you into a valley surrounded by cliffs and gorgeous views, away from the city. You can walk or take the tram around the zoo. The areas are spread out along the paths around the hillside. Even on...More

Thank Sheldon S
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Great adventure for all ages. We took "giraffe and good night " night tour. It is amazing experience to touch rhino and to watch giraffe so close

Thank ilana f
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Bring your walking shoes, sunscreen, water, and hat! We were there in 95 F degree heat and had a great time. First, take the train to get a general idea of the layout of the zoo, then go back and visit the kangaroos, lions, tigers,...More

Thank R G
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Loraine A
13 May 2017|
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Response from ermilovm | Reviewed this property |
Yes , it is open , it is far from kotel . you can take a cab
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Beverley H
17 January 2016|
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Response from Sheldon S | Reviewed this property |
There's a fee of 55 ILS which is about 9.42 GBP.
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