About Beijing Zoo

The Beijing Zoo, located in the Xicheng district of Beijing, houses almost 14,500 furry friends, some of which are endangered animals such as a variety of pandas. Built in the year 1906 during the Qing dynasty, Beijing zoo is one of the oldest and biggest zoos in China and a center for zoological research. The zoo, set in scenic Chinese garden setting with dense trees, grasslands, pools, and pavilions, is one of the most popular tourist destinations. A great fun-filled getaway for the entire family.

Must See

  •  Different species of animals.
  •  Beijing Aquarium.
  •  Halls.
  •  Exhibits.

How to reach

By subway - Line 4 (M4)

By Bus - No. 7, 15, 19, 27, 45, 65, 87, 319, 332, 334, 347, 360, 362, 534, 563, 608, 614, 632, 685, 697 or 714 

By trolley bus - No. 102, 103, 105, 107 or 111


  • Carry your valid identification documents to avail of special discounts.
  •  September and October are the best months to visit the zoo.
  • Do not go on a national holiday or during weekends to avoid the crowd.
  • Carry a water bottle along and be prepared to walk in the hot sun.
  • Have a hat and sunglasses with you.
  • Wear comfortable footwear and airy clothes.


Visit Time

April - October

Sunday:         7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Monday:         7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday:        7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday:   7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:       7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday:            7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

November - March

Sunday: 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Monday:          10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Tuesday:         10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Wednesday:    10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Thursday:        10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Friday:             10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Saturday:         10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

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Entrance Fee

CNY 20 Including Entrance Fee and Panda House.

CNY 40 Including  Entrance Fee, Cruise Ship, and Panda House.

CNY 130 Including  Entrance Fee, Beijing Aquarium and Panda House.

*Coupon ticket for Chinese students, primary schools, middle schools, colleges and foreign students with valid documents.

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Time you can spend

4 Hours


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