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Summary for Barcelona Zoo

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"Barcelona Zoo"

Located in Parc Ciutadella. Inaugurated in 1892 and famous for being the home of albino gorilla snowflake till 2003.

Address: Parc De la Cuitadella S/N, Barcelona. 08003

Summary of prices for Barcelona Zoo

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information
Adult Zone 1 T-casual 21.40 Euros Over 65 years, 10.50 Euros
Child 12.95 Euros 3-12 Years, Under 3 FREE
Group/Family Ticket: 20% discount for family tickets - See website for conditions.
Notes: Consult website for opening hours.
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About Barcelona Zoo

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In front of the Entrance to the Zoo is the General Juan Prim statue (12 December 1814 to 30 December 1870) was a Spanish general and statesman who was briefly Prime Minister of Spain until his assassination. He was also responsible for the demolition of the old citadel fortress which is now parc Ciutadella.


Barcelona Zoo

Located in the parc Ciutadella. Due to the availability of buildings which were left empty after the universal exposition of 1888 a zoo was inaugurated in 1892, during the day of the Merce, (24th September) the patron saint of the city. The first animals were donated by Lluis Marta i Codolar to the municipality of Barcelona. Nowadays, with one of the most substantial collections of animals in Europe, the zoo affirms that their aim is to conserve, investigate, and educate. From 1966 to 2003 the zoo was home to the famous albino gorilla snowflake, who attracted many international tourists and locals.


There are 7 Nearby Attractions

"Arc De Triomf and Paseo Luis I Companys"

Arc De Triomf and Paseo Luis I Companys

Designed by Josep Vilaseca as a gateway to a promenade with wrought iron lamp posts leading to the 1888 Universal Exposition in Parc de la Ciutadella.
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"Parc Cuitadella and Waterfall Monument"

Parc Cuitadella and Waterfall Monument

Park with gold topped chariot waterfall monument, built for the 1888 Universal Exposition. Park was built on the site of huge demolished citadel fortress.
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Updated: Sep 28, 2021
"Catalan Parliament Old Citadel Buildings"

Catalan Parliament Old Citadel Buildings

Former Arsenal of the Citadel fortress, one of the few surviving citadel buildings. Not tourist attraction however it is possible to organise an interior visit.
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"Three Dragons Castle and Greenhouses"

Three Dragons Castle and Greenhouses

Cafe-restaurant by Domenech i Montaner for 1888 universal exhibition along with two green houses. Former natural sciences museum. Closed for refurbishment.
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Updated: Sep 30, 2021
"Born Cultural Centre"

Born Cultural Centre

Exhibition space & archaeological ruins. Designed by architect Antoni Rovira i Trias. Former food market for the wholesale of fruit and vegetables.
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Updated: Sep 30, 2021
"Chocolate Museum"

Chocolate Museum

Chocolate origins in South America, cultivation & arrival in Europe. Mythical & medicinal properties, nutritional values & traditions of chocolate consumption.
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"Former Monastery Sant Agusti"

Former Monastery Sant Agusti

Former monastery that was taken over to make officers barracks in the citadel and now Ruins and civic centre within a courtyard with a chic cafe bar.
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Updated: Sep 30, 2021

Visiting Barcelona Zoo

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Barcelona Zoo opening hours

The zoo opens at 10:00h every day and closes approximately when it gets dark. See example times below.

March 28th to April 30th: 10:00h to 18:00h

May 1st to September: 10:00h to 19:00h

October 1st to October 23rd: 10:00h to 18:00h

October 24th to March 27th: 10:00h to 17:30h

Consult the Barcelona zoo website opening hours section to check for the day you would like to visit.


Getting To Barcelona Zoo

Nearest TMB Metro is arc de triumfo on the red (L1) line and on the Renfe RODALIES train network. Also Estacio de Franca on the Renfe RODALIES and REGIONAL is nearby.

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