Basel Zoo, or Zoologischer Garten Basel, is a popular family-friendly attraction and one of the oldest zoos in Switzerland. Established in 1874, the zoo is located near the city center and spans over 10 hectares of beautifully landscaped grounds. It is home to a diverse array of animals from around the world, with a focus on conservation and education.

The zoo houses over 600 species, including big cats, primates, birds, reptiles, and aquatic animals. One of the highlights is the impressive Monkey House, which is a historic building known for its large collection of primates. The Elephant House and the vivarium with various reptile species are also among the visitor favorites.

In addition to being a fun day out for families and animal enthusiasts, Basel Zoo is actively involved in numerous conservation projects and breeding programs to protect endangered species. The zoo’s commitment to environmental education makes it a valuable resource for raising awareness about wildlife conservation.

Basel Zoo offers a memorable experience for visitors of all ages, combining entertainment, education, and a chance to connect with animals from all corners of the globe.

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