The Zoological Gardens in Jerusalem make a fun and educational day out for families traveling with kids. The Zoological Gardens is a unique zoo that focuses on animals that are mentioned in the Old Testament Bible as well as species which are in danger of extinction and indigenous animals from Israel. In the Jerusalem Biblical zoo you can also see plants which feature in the Bible planted in the surrounding gardens.
The zoo’s visitor’s center is housed in a “Noah’s Arch” and includes audiovisual presentations as well as other educational medium.
There is also a mini-train which takes visitors around the zoo while commentary is given on the various animals. Also at the Zoological Garden’s is a petting zoo, sculpture garden, cafeteria and souvenir store.
The Biblical zoo is open 7 days a week and entrance is 47NIS for adults and for children entrance is free! The zoo is wheelchair accessible. There are trains and buses which reach the Zoological Gardens which is located at Derech Aharon Shulov 1, Jerusalem. For more information go to the Jerusalem Zoological Gardens website.