Basel Sights

Zoologischer Garten (Zoological Garden)

  • Binningerstr. 40 Map It
  • Zoo
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Published 04/14/2015

Fodor's Review

Referred to by Baslers as Zolli, this zoo is famed for its rhinoceroses, hippopotamuses, gorillas, and fabulous vivarium filled with fish and reptiles. A new monkey house allows the gorillas and chimps access to the outdoors. A 25 million SF combined elephant enclosure and restaurant is scheduled to open in 2016. Until then, a makeshift restaurant is housed in a large tent.

Sight Information


Binningerstr. 40, Basel, 4011, Switzerland

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Sight Details:

  • 18 SF
  • Nov.–Feb., daily 8–5:30; Mar., Apr., Sept., and Oct., daily 8–6; May–Aug., daily 8–6:30

Published 04/14/2015


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