- On 5 Aug 2015
Best Zoos to Visit in Russia
The Zoo of Novosibirsk city has been granted a status of the Best Zoo in the country. According to the TripAdvisor, it also takes 18th place in the global rating. The zoo covers territory of 60 hectares and keeps approximately 11 000 animals of 702 different species. Many visitors note that this place is an absolutely must visit, because it is not only a great entertainment for kids, but also a possibility to see rare species, which hardly can be found anywhere else.
The territory of the zoo is so big, that you can spend the whole day here without getting bored. Different cafes and food points will make this stay comfortable. In addition to the main attractions, visitors are able to enjoy terrarium, aquarium, upturned house, swan lake and many more. And we definitely recommend you to stop for a day or two in this city, especially if you are going along the Trans-Siberian route.
The second place in the Russian chart took the Zoo of Nijni Novgorod. It was opened in 2003, and has 220 different species. The third place was given to the Ijevsk Zoo, which has approximately 120 species. The first in the global chart became the Zoo of San-Diego, 2nd place was given to the Loro-park (Tenerife) and 3rd to the Zoo of Singapore.