The Sofia Zoo



The Zoo is the oldest and largest Zoo on the Balkan Peninsula. It is divided into several sections – herbivores, primates, carnivores, birds, aquarium and terrarium.
The herbivores section covers 20 animal species The Primate sector is divided into two pavilions – one for the smaller and one for the larger species..
There are three sub sectors in the predator area – Big cats, Bears and Small predators.
The brown bear (Ursus arctos), the lion (Panthera leo), and the tiger (Panthera tigris) are representatives of the sectors.
About 560 birds of 60 bird species live in the bird sector of the zoo.
The terrarium in Sofia zoo is home to reptiles, amphibians and rodents.
The aquarium is one of the most attractive sectors. It shows over 80 fish species.

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Additional Information

March – September:
09.30 am – 06.00 pm. The zoo closes at 07.00 pm.
October – February:
08.00 am – 04.30 pm. Every day.
for children up to 7 years – free of charge;
7-18 years – BGN 1;
Students and seniors – BGN 1;
Adults – BGN 2;