Covering an area of nearly 18 hectares, the zoo is home to more than 3,000 animals of 300 species and claims to be China's fourth-largest zoo. It has been included in the list of the national Top 10 zoos and awarded as one of the "Global 500 Best" in the UN Environmental Program.
Open: 8:00-17:00 (April-November), 8:30-17:00 (December-March)
Admission: RMB20/person, free to children less than 4.3 feet (1.3 meters) in height
Metro: Line 3 to Chengdu Zoo Stop
Bus: Line 9, 18, 25, 32, 39, 70, 87, 99, 150, 166, 198, 527, 650, and get off at Zoo Station(Dong Wu Yuan Station 动物园站). Enter the zoo by the North Gate (Main Gate).
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