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Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium, Pennsylvania

 
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Distance from city center: 7.6mi
andra88's pictureby andra88 Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 20th of February, 2011
The favorite place of many children is definitely the facility which has a lots of animals to see, one more interesting and exotic than the other. The Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium can provide all in one place, having animals from the wide African savanna to the Asian forest, bears from the mountains, and polar bears from the colder territories. The Aquarium shows also different kinds of sea creatures from small colorful fishes to sharks and penguins.

Do visit the zoo, either you're with family or alone, with friends. Its a great place to hang out and spend some quality time.

Address:
1 Wild Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA

Price:
Adults $10, kids $9 (in summer $14/$12)

Opening Hours:
Daily from 9am to 4pm/5pm

On the web:
http://www.pittsburghzoo.org/

 
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