Warning: mt_rand() [function.mt-rand]: max(-1) is smaller than min(0) in /home/tgr/public_html/travel-tips/ttr-helper.php on line 193
The Beijing Zoo, China
travelgrove Travel Tips
 

The Beijing Zoo, China

 
00
    
Legend
  • Outdoors Activities travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: n/a
tibi60's pictureby tibi60 Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 9th of September, 2010
The first zoo in China, the Beijing Zoo is a great destination for families or friends. It's main attractions are the pandas, of course, though I don't know why, you have to pay an extra admission fee to enter their dwelling place.

There are other animals to see, which are of Chinese origin, like the golden monkeys, northeast tigers or the milu deer. Animals from Africa and America are also visible. The only thing I found rather disappointing was that these animal's 'homes' were mainly built from concrete, so I don't think they feel so comfortable inside.

A must-see, if you visit the zoo, is the Aquarium, which hosts live shows with dolphins, whales and sea-lions, not to mention all the different unique aquatic species that can be found here, such as sea elephants and man-eating fishes, amongst others.

Address:
Xicheng, Beijing, China

Price:
Zoo: CNY 15/CNY 10 , Aquarium: CNY 120

Opening Hours:
Beijing Zoo: 07:30 to 18:00,
Beijing Aquarium: 09:00 to 17:00

How to get there:
Take the Subway Line 4 or a taxi, or bus.

 
The Forbidden CityThe Shangri-La Hotel in Beijing
 
 
 
Outdoors Activities
tips

Recent travel tips for Beijing

  • Beijing Hutongs
    Hutongs are known as small passageways or streets, originated from the Yuan dynasty. They are the symbols of the everyday life of common people. And because so many locals who lived in these hutongs were happy with their ways of life, it [...]
    D: 11.5mi00
  • The Great Wall of China
    One of the 7 wonders of the world and a man-made architectural sight that is visible from space, the Great Wall of China is a MUST-SEE if you travel to Beijing, or for that matter, to China. The wall has various stopping points where you [...]
    D: n/a00
  • The Forbidden City
    Built in 1420, the Forbidden City has been the sacred place of emperors, and was unreachable for any other man. Consisting of buildings, courtyards, gardens and halls, the 'city' is one of the world's largest palace complexes. The most [...]
    D: n/a00
  • A Brife Introduce for You the Ancient Street In Beijing
    China travel is one of the most popular tour routes all over the world due to China is an old country with so many beautiful landscapes and historical sites. Traveling on holiday is becoming a new fashion and the good way to relieve [...]
    D: 8.3mi00
  • The Lama Temple in Beijing
    Dating back to the Qing dynasty, the Lama Temple is the most magnificent Buddhist temple in China. Built similarly to other great imperial buildings, with golden-tiled rooftops, red walls, multi-colored glaze tiles, the temple's [...]
    D: n/a00

Things about Beijing you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Beijing History

Beijing: from the Warring States to its Modern State   Beijing is the capital city of the People's Republic of China. Highly cosmopolitan it is one of the largest cities in China second only to Shanghai. Beijing is also known as Peking in many parts of the world. Beijing is very rich in history widely considered to be one of the four cradles of civilization when the remains of the Peking Man were [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegowina
Recently opened Hotel Union offers something for everyone. This sophisticated hotel is located in the heart of Sarajevo, close to the business...
General: Hotel UNION

Bruges, Belgium
The best way to visit Bruges is ... on foot. Of course, I recommend also to take a boat through the superb canals, but rather than that only on...
General: The best way to visit Brugges

 

Martigny, Switzerland
It´s a nice small village, that has got a well equipped museum, showing roman history, as well as old-timer cars and modern history. If you are...
General: A nice village

Ulm, Germany
In Ulm there is a big shop for furniture called 'IKEA'. You can find there basically everything you would need. If you know IKEA, especially if...
General: IKEA - shop for furniture

 

Ahmedabad, India
Well you cannot just call it an exhibition as it’s a mammoth collection of antique vehicles, cars, motorcycles, buggies and utilities...
Outdoors Activities: Auto World

Chandigarh, India
It was a trip to the Entertainment Capital of the World; excitement was at its heights. It was not a bachelor party, neither a hush-hush...
Family & Fun: Reveling at Vegas – Getting Attracted to Distractions

 

Gujrat, India
It is a world of its own! The west of India has its unique culture, history, people and places of interest that should be explored! There are so...
Family & Fun: Tourist Places in Gujarat

Manzanillo, Mexico
VIVA VINO JAZZ CLUB. Cool Jazz, great wine and beer, not to mention top of the line tequilas, a visit to this CLUB is a must. Whether you choose to...
Night Life & Entertainment: Viva Vino Jazz Club

 

Deva, Romania
If you visit Deva don't miss the ruins of the Deva Citadel which is located on the top of a pretty high hill, called Citadel Hill. You can reach...
Sightseeing: Visit the Citadel in Deva!

Tulsa, Oklahoma
They have such a welcoming atmosphere and delicious aroma in the whole restaurant that eating there is a must. Tulsa Palace Cafe offers a varied...
Food: Tulsa Palace Cafe

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*