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Leningradsky Zoo

korovy1Being one of the oldest zoological gardens in Russia, Leningradsky Zoo is also known to be a northernmost one. It was opened on August 14, 1865, founded by two animal-lovers, Sophia and Julius Hebhardt. Located in the historical center of St. Petersburg, not far from the famous St. Peter and Paul Fortress, the Zoo nowadays occupies an area of about 7,5 hectares and demonstrates nearly two thousand animals belonging to 410 species. Each beast, bird or reptile is peculiar as well as attractive in its own way.

monkeyScientific-elucidative department of Leningradsky Zoo organizes various review and subject excursions aimed for children and adults. Orders are to be done not later than in 3 days before the excursion date and require special payment. Number of persons in one group can't exceed 30.

Our specialists do lecturing outside zoo, with demonstration of animals and slides. For exact paying terms as well as subjects of lectures please address lecturers. Phone (812) 232 3145 (from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

Beginning from the 8th form, senior pupils are invited to join our Young Zoologists Society. Membership is free of charge, but in order to become a YZS member, it is necessary to pass special entrance examinations. For detailed information phone (812) 232 3145 (from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

Working time: in summer 10 - 19 (daily)
                        in winter 10 - 17 (daily, except Mondays)
Booking-office is being closed an hour earlier

Address: Alexandrovsky park, 1

Nearest subway: Gorkovskaya

Call: (812) 232-48-28


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