See live feedings and discover over 300 different species from giraffes and lions to gorillas and more at the Barcelona Zoo; a great family day out in the heart of Parc de la Ciutadella.

Located in the historic garden, Parc de la Ciutadella in the north east of Barcelona, the Barcelona Zoo was opened in 1892. For over 120 years, the zoo has housed a range of animal and plant species, aimed at conservation and education. 


  • Situated in the historic Parc de la Ciutadella gardens
  • Over 300 different animal species from mammals and birds to reptiles and more
  • Get to know over 2000 animals that call Barcelona Zoo home
  • Live feedings
  • Workshops and interactive activities

Did you know

- The largest tortoise species in the world, the Galapagos tortoise can reach 4ft in length and 475 pounds in weight!

- Humboldt penguins primarily eat small fish like sardines and anchovies as well as squid, they use coordinated group hunting techniques when in the wild.

- Gorillas are the largest primates in the world and are closely related to humans, with 98% of their DNA identical to us!

- A full-grown giraffe consumes over 100 pounds of leaves and twigs a day!

Watch live penguin feedings, discover the Zoo's cheeky primates, immerse yourself in the world of invertebrates, roam the African Savanna and get to know the giraffes, gazelles, cheetahs, hyenas, elephants and more, get up close with real-life dragons, the Komodo dragon as well as alligators, Galapagos tortoises and other reptiles.

With a range of workshops, feedings, guided tours and interactive activities, the Barcelona Zoo is a can't-miss family attraction when in Barcelona.

How to get there:

Metro: Barcelona i Ciutadella – Vila Olípica (L4), Marina i Arc de Triomf (L1)

Bus: D20, H14, H16, V21, V27

Tram: Ciutadella – Vila Olímpica (T4), Arc de Triomf i Estació de França (Renfe)

see the: full list of attractions included

16 May - 15 September
Monday 10.00 - 20.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 20.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 20.00
Thursday 10.00 - 20.00
Friday 10.00 - 20.00
Saturday 10.00 - 20.00
Sunday 10.00 - 20.00
Last Admission: 19.00
16 September - 29 October
Monday 10.00 - 19.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 19.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 19.00
Thursday 10.00 - 19.00
Friday 10.00 - 19.00
Saturday 10.00 - 19.00
Sunday 10.00 - 19.00
Last Admission: 18.00

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Parc de la Ciutadella, S/N 08003 Barcelona


0034 902 45 75 45

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