The Beijing Zoo was founded in 1906 during the Qing dynasty, and it is one of the oldest zoos in China. It is located west of the Beijing Exhibition Center in Xicheng District. The zoo's area is approximately 220 acres, and it is home to almost 15,000 animals. Many endangered or rare species of animals from China and countries all over the world can be found at the zoo, such as the giant panda, the golden monkey, the South China tiger, yak, elephants, polar bears, and kangaroos. There are many different halls at the zoo, the most popular of which are the Panda Hall and the Gorilla Hall. The zoo is set in the midst of classical Chinese-style gardens with hills and Qing dynasty buildings and pavilions. The zoo site is also home to the Beijing Aquarium and a research center.
Opening Hours: 7:30AM-18:00PM (Apr1-Oct31) 7:30AM-17:00PM (Nov1-Mar31)
Entrance Ticket: RMB15 (Apr1-Oct31) RMB10 (Nov1-Mar31) Panda zoo: RMB5
Address: NO. 137 Xizhimenwai Main Street, Beijing 100044, China