Chongqing Zoo is situated in the western suburb of Chongqing. Built in 1945, Chongqing Zoo covers 45 hectares. Chongqing Zoo is endowed with rolling peaks, winding brooks, green hills, luring waters, crisp fresh air and breathtaking scenery. In the zoo, an artificial lake is constricted, which connects islands, arched bridges and exquisite pavilions perfectly together. In the lake, schools of fishes swim freely. In Chongqing Zoo, children’s playground, skating rink, open-air stage, reading room, restaurants and tea house are all available.
Chongqing Zoo is home to 250-plus animal species and 4000-plus animals, some of which are rare animals like giant pandas, lesser pandas, yakin, Siberian tigers and Indian elephant etc.. If you want to see pandas in Chongqing, Chongqing Zoo is the place to go. Their enclosures are meant to mimic the wild. Chongqing Zoo hosts a lot of pandas and visitors could even get a glimpse of a baby panda! Pandas here are fed at 9:00 every day, so you can play with them and even take photos with them. Chongqing Zoo is just a Chinese version of the San Diego zoo!
Chongqing Zoo accepts 2 million of visitors annually, among which 100, 000 are foreigners. It is one of the largest city zoos in the China. Now, it is appealing more and more travelers home and abroad to pay a visit annually with its unbeatable charm. Come to visit it and you will never be disappointed.
Location: in the western suburb of Chongqing
Admission Fee: CNY 20 at low season and CNY30 at peak season Open Time: 8:00am-17:00 Suggested Visiting Duration: 2 hours
How to get to: Take the electricity bus No.403, 404, or take the bus No. 412, 413, 416, 419, 223, 226, and 310 to get to