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Zoological and botanical garden Plzen

  • Physical difficulty: Easy
  • Length: up to 30 min
  • Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Zoological and botanical garden Plzen is the second oldest zoo in the Czech Republic. The Zoological Garden was opened in 1926 originally in another part of Pilsen and opened in Lochotin, its present location, in 1961. In 1963 the zoo moved next door. They merged in 1981 to form a common area of the current size of21 hectares. In the `60`s a separate Zoo exhibit, the Aqua and Tera Culture opened in the city centre with reptiles, amphibians, fish and inverebrates. In 1996, modernization moved the premises to its current state.


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