Paris Zoo

The revamped Paris Zoo is a must for children

Paris Zoo, called officially Parc Zoologique de Paris and called Zoo de Vincennes by Parisians, is located in the Bois de Vincennes park on the Eastern side of Paris.

Completely rebuilt, Paris Zoo is now divided in five geographical zones where animals live in their original environment. These zones are Sahel, Patagonia, Europe, Amazonia, Madagascar. See Paris Zoo map. The Paris Zoo is a pleasant and green attraction on the edge of busy Paris. A key attraction is the 65 meters "grand rocher" rocky hill, closed to visitors.

Tropical glasshouse in Paris Zoo
Tropical glasshouse in Paris Zoo
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Zebras in Paris Zoo

Paris Zoo information

Paris Zoo is open from 10am to 5pm mid October to mid March, from 10am to 6pm mid March to mid October (9.30am to 7.30pm on week-ends).

Adult ticket: 22 euros. Child ticket (3 to 11): 14 euros.

Paris metro: Paris Zoo is close to Porte Doree metro station on line 8. The address of the Paris Zoo is:
Parc Zoologique de Paris
53 avenue de Saint-Maurice 75012 Paris
Locate Paris Zoo on Paris map

Paris Zoo web site
Animals visible in Paris Zoo
Paris zoo detailed printable map

Other Zoos and children attractions in Paris

We advise you to visit Thoiry Safari Park near Paris as an entertaining complement to Paris Zoo.

In Thoiry, girafes, elephants, lions in liberty amaze children. Tigers can be seen from a glass tunnel.

In Paris, you can also visit the Jardin d'acclimatation, a lovely amusement park with a small zoo for kids.

See our suggestions of Paris attractions for children

Flamingos in Paris Zoo
Flamingos in Paris Zoo
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