Warsaw Zoo

Local nameWarszawski Ogród Zoologiczny
LocationPraga-Północ, Warsaw, Poland

The Warsaw Zoological Garden, known simply as the Warsaw Zoo, is a scientific zoo located alongside the Vistula River in Warsaw, Poland. The zoo covers about 40 hectares in central Warsaw, and sees around 1,000,000 visitors annually, making it one of the busiest zoos in Europe. It is home to over 11,000 animals representing more than 500 species.The zoo is an accredited member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums.The Warsaw Zoo served as a hiding spot for Jews and escapees from the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. Zookeepers Jan and Antonina Żabiński, responsible for saving hundreds of Jews within the zoo premises, were eventually granted the title of Righteous Among the Nations for their contribution, effort and good will. These events were documented in the novel The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman and in the 2017 war drama film starring Jessica Chastain.

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Opening hours

Daily from 9 am till:
Dec, Jan: 3:30 pm (Sun and holidays: 4 pm)
Feb, Nov: 4 pm
Mar, Oct: 5 pm
Apr - Sep: 6 pm (Sun and holidays: 7 pm from May)


Admission fees vary seasonally, please check the official website.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsaw_Zoo

Official Website https://zoo.waw.pl/en/home.html

Email zoo@zoo.waw.pl

Phone +48 22 619 40 41

Address Ratuszowa 1/3 Warsaw, Poland

Coordinates 52°15'30.91" N 21°1'17.782" E

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