The Prague Zoo is one of the best zoos in the world and aims to educate the public about wildlife while protecting the animals that live there. Many of the exhibits allow visitors to get up close and personal with the animals. Despite being in the middle of a city, there is lots of greenery at the Prague Zoo, making it a nice escape as well as a fun place to see a wide variety of animals. There are several areas geared towards children such as play areas, a petting zoo, and a viewing train.
Some of the more interesting animals you can see at the zoo include the Komodo dragon, western lowland gorilla, polar bear, honey badger, Galapagos tortoise, Malayan tapir, camel, kangaroo, southern cassowary, Malayan tiger, antelope, aardvark, Przewalski's horse, eastern black and white Colobus monkey, Steller's sea eagle, cape fur seal, Red River hog, giraffe, river stingray, Humboldt's penguin, lesser panda, rhinoceros hornbill, Asian elephant, and hippopotamus. The Prague Zoo is involved in helping different species survive through breeding at the zoo and protecting them in their natural habitats in different parts of the world.
The Prague Zoo is located at U trojského zámku 3/120. To get there take metro line C to the Nádraží Holešovice metro station and then take bus 112. Opening hours are 9am to 4pm November through February; 9am to 5pm in March; 9am to 6pm April, May, September and October; 9am to 7pm in June; 9am to 9pm July and August. Admission is CZK 200 for adults and CZK 150 for children ages 3 to 15.