Chongqing Zoo, Chongqing

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Chongqing Zoo - A Quick Overview


Address: No.25 Xijiao Road, Jiulongpo District,Chongqing 400050, China

Phone: +86-2368422285

Ticket Price: 30 CNY

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Chongqing Zoo, Chongqing

By the banks of the Yangtze River is this truly wonderful place full of lush greens, clear water and some of the rarest of rare animals. Built in 1953, and opened to public in 1955, the Chongqing Zoo is not just a place to visit animals but also a centre for their research and protection.

With about 230 species of fauna ranging from herbivores, amphibians, birds, fishes and wild animals, the Chongqing zoo is a beautiful place worth a visit. The main focus of the zoo is the pandas. Strolling along you will find many pandas, both the giant panda and the red panda, happily munching on leaves or sun-bathing. Caves, streams, rocks and pavilions have been designed for the benefit of these pandas. There is more than animal watching that visitors can engage in Chongqing zoo. Here one will find –

  • An amusements park, with fun rides such as the carousel and inertia pulley
  • A science classroom where kids can learn about animals in an interactive way
  • A dry skating arena
  • An outdoor stage
  • The zoo tea house

Spread over 111 acres, the Chongqing zoo is home to about 4000 animals including giraffes, orangutans, elephants, kangaroos, deer, wolves etc. It also houses rare species like the South China Tiger, clouded leopard, Yakin, Argali and golden cat.

Right from the premises of the zoo, the Three Gorges are also visible.

Chongqing Zoo Information

  • Do not feed the animals.
  • You can store your luggage at the visitor centre at the main entrance of the zoo.
  • Avoid visiting on a rainy day.

Chongqing Zoo Ticket Prices

  • CNY 20 in December and January.
  • Free entry for children below the height of 1.2 m.
  • Free entry for the elderly above the age of 70.
  • 50% off for under 18 and elders aged between 60 to 69 years.

Chongqing Zoo Opening and Closing Hours

  • The science classroom is open from 10 am to 4:30 pm.

How To reach Chongqing Zoo by Public Transport

  • By bus: Take local bus no. 148, 204, 207, 229, 310, 341, 463, 471, 475 or 962B to the Zoo bus stop.
  • By subway: Take local subway line 2 to get off at Zoo Station.

Restaurants Near Chongqing Zoo

  • Kun Ge HaiXian Cun
  • Palace Dish (Jia Yu Plaza)
  • ShanJiao WuYu Zhuang 

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