Beijing Zoo, Beijing

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137 Xizhimenwai Street, Xicheng District, 100044 010-68315131

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    Panda House: Giant Pandas 2

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 10, 2014

    the cute and cuddly pandas of China

    the Giant Pandas of the Panda House is the Beijing Zoo's number one attraction and has a separate admission charge of 5 RMB per person when entering the separate enclosure. The Beijing Panda House is composed of two parts, namely the Asian Games Panda House and Beijing Olympic Games Panda House and there are a number of giant pandas inside where you can see them eat and play. The entrance to the Panda House is via anm archway to the right after the Beijing Tourist Information Center of the Beijing Zoo.

    Hours: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm everyday

    admission price: 15 RMB for all ages
    additonal 5 RMB for the Panda House and 130 RMB if entering the Aquarium (for children is 70 RMB)

    eating panda again eating inside the enclave hehehhe
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    Panda House: Giant Pandas 1

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 10, 2014

    the Giant Pandas of Beijing Zoo

    the Giant Pandas of the Panda House is the Beijing Zoo's number one attraction and has a separate admission charge of 5 RMB per person when entering the separate enclosure. The Beijing Panda House is composed of two parts, namely the Asian Games Panda House and Beijing Olympic Games Panda House and there are a number of giant pandas inside where you can see them eat and play. The entrance to the Panda House is via anm archway to the right after the Beijing Tourist Information Center of the Beijing Zoo.

    Hours: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm everyday

    admission price: 15 RMB for all ages
    additonal 5 RMB for the Panda House and 130 RMB if entering the Aquarium (for children is 70 RMB)

    panda bear eating info entrance my friend
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    Beijing Zoo

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 10, 2014

    around the huge beijijng Zoo.

    Beijing Zoo is a large zoo that oocupies 89 hectares (220 acres) and is the oldest zoo in China. The zoo has about 14,500 diiferent kinds of animals and growing and they have over 450 species of land animals and over 500 species of marine animals of which most are endemic to China, but the Star Attraction here is the Panda Section (i will have a separate tip for it). The Beijing zoo is divided into several areas, like the Panda House, the Aquarium Area, Zoology Museum, Monkey Hall, Tiger hall and a lot more.

    Hours: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm everyday

    admission price: 15 RMB for all ages
    additonal 5 RMB for the Panda House and 130 RMB if entering the Aquarium (for children is 70 RMB)

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    Visit Beijing Zoo

    by ampraxu1 Written Feb 13, 2014

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    Situated in Xicheng District, the Beijing Zoo is a zoo combining cultivated flower gardens with stretches of natural scenery, including dense groves of trees, stretches of grassland, a small stream, lotus pools and small hills dotted with pavilions and halls.

    Bears, elephants, pandas, lions, tigers, songbirds, hippopotamuses, rhinoceroses, antelopes and giraffes were brought there in the late 1950s and a gorilla cage, leaf-monkey cage and aquarium house was opened containing specimens of over 100 species of reptiles from all over the world, including crocodiles and pythons.

    Now the zoo has over 7,000 creatures of 600 different species, including the giant panda, red-crowned crane and deer-all unique to China-as well as the African giraffe, rhinoceros, chimpanzee and antelope; the wild ox from Europe and the elephant and gibbon from India.

    Address: Xizhimenwai Street, Xicheng District, Beijing

    By Bus: Bus No. 27, 347, 360, 632, 634, 714.

    Source: http://english.visitbeijing.com.cn/thingstodo/routes-strategy/sightseeing-themes/travelin-beijing/n214961118.shtml

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    Pandas

    by solopes Updated Dec 17, 2013

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    China has the exclusive of the remaining animals of this nice species, and that’s reason enough to include a visit to the zoo in all packages. Be prepared to see more heads and backs than pandas, and, while waiting your turn, think a while about our role in this world, as the only creature able to think, plan, organize or… destroy.

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    Give me to hug this him! Pandaa!

    by loja Written Sep 3, 2013

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    I guess everyone wants to see the real big and cute panda bears?! I'm shure I'm right :-)
    So here are some instructions: Take subway line number 4, go to Beijing zoo station. When you get here, go out and go to the ticket office. Pay 40 Yuan ( full ticket ) and yes, you are here, ready to see the adorable pandas! Easy, isnt't it?!

    Of course it will be crowded, and during summer time this is the pick season, I suppose. And yes, you will be as much popular as pandas here :-P

    I highly recommend to take 1-2 bottles of water ith you , because it will be difficult to survive without them. I was in China in August and it was extremely hot. Temperature was about +36...+40C.

    Back to the zoo. You will like it because zoo area is big and beautiful, and many interesting animals ( I didn't saw them before). Yes, 100% to visit!

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    Don't miss the pandas...

    by muratkorman Written Aug 18, 2013

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    If you come to Beijing, you have something unique that you should definitely do : Visit the pandas in Beijing Zoo. We see these lovely animals on TV and documentaries, but to see them just in front of your eyes is something special. I don't know if there are pandas available on many zoos around the world, but for me, this was the first time. If you are visiting Beijing with your family, this could be a good treat for the kids too. I suggest avoiding the weekend to enjoy the zoo more. Unfortunately, my only chance was the weekend and it was very crowded. General admission is 25 Yuan and you can also get the 40 Yuan ticket which includes a sightseeing boat trip. Due to the crowds, I had to skip the boat tour, but if you have the chance, do it. Besides the pandas, you can visit elephants, giraffes, reptiles, birds and many more. You can easily spend 3-4 hours in the zoo.

    Lazy giant panda in hot Beijing summer Panda playing hide and seek with the visitors Golden monkey mum playing with her baby Giraffes Zebras in the shade
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    The Chinese version of Panda Express

    by wilocrek Written May 31, 2012

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    What a letdown it is for me every time I go into a Panda Express in the United States and there aren't any Panda's to view or eat. Talk about false advertising! The good news is that at the Beijing Zoo you will see the Chinese verision of Panda Express, and while they don't let you actually eat the Panda's you can see a whole bunch of them wandering around....in their cages of course. The Beijing Zoo has the largest Panda exhibit in the world and that alone is why most tourists include the zoo on their visit to China. The Panda's have a fair amount of room to roam and were also fairly active, they also had a few baby Panda's that were predictably adorable. The zoo is easy to visit as its right along the metro line and there are many other animals to see than just the cute Panda's. In fact the only way it could be anymore panderific is if they served up Panda on skewers with rice....mmm...that would be just delicious!

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    Beijing Zoo

    by Opondili01 Written Apr 11, 2012

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    The best place to see the Giant Pandas, you can not leave china without seeing this unique creature,very beautiful .

    a bit sad you don't want to visit the African Animal Zoo, ( its a bit sad the animals are kept) please Just go visit The Panda!

    You can buy some cheap panda gift for your loved ones there; such as key holders, and fridgerator sticks and so on.

    you can also visit birds, and the aquarium!

    Hours: Zoo: 07:30 to 18:00 (Apr. 1 to Oct. 31); 07:30 to 17:00 (Nov. 1 to the next Mar.31)
    Aquarium: 09:00 to 17:00

    best bus to take to the zoo 111, you should just sit until the last stop at Dong Wu Yuan (Zoo) Station.The bus will mention to you when to stop.

    The Tickets to the zoo are quite cheap just about 5 yuan,

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    The Panda Exhibit in the Beijing Zoo

    by iblatt Updated Aug 12, 2011

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    The panda pavilion in the zoo is well worth seeing, especially if your China trip does not take you to the pandas' natural habitat near Chengdu.

    The pandas' living conditions are spacious and well kept, as befits their international celeb status!

    When we were there the Chinese visitors to the panda exhibit were nice and well behaved, and sharing their vocal enthusiasm for every movement of the Gentle Giants was part od the experience.

    The best part was when one panda obliged us and climbed a tree (for us, of course), and then remained perched in the tree, munching bamboo shoots.

    In short: Go and see the pandas, avoid the rest of the zoo!

    The gentle giant at rest Panda climbing a tree for us! Panda pavilion, Beijing Zoo Panda and its usual pastime Plastic pandas are also popular with kids!
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    Beijing Zoo

    by echowangxian Written Jul 21, 2009

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    Beijing Zoo, situated in the west of Beijing Exhibition Center, was known for a short time after the founding of the People's Republic as the Western Suburbs Park (Xijiao Gongyuan). The grounds combine cultivated flower gardens with stretches of natural scenery, including dense groves of trees, stretches of grassland, a small stream, lotus pools and small hills dotted with pavilions and halls.

    there are three parts of Beijing Zoo, East part\ West part\ North part. since the zoo is so big, if you only have few hours to be here, i think West part is better. Panda, penguin, kangaroo, giraffe...are all here. and you can also take boat go to Summer Palace from West part's pier.

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    See a Panda (of course) at the Beijing Zoo!

    by jumpingnorman Written Jan 31, 2009

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    So I wanted to see a panda and the best place for that is the Beijing Zoo! You will see them doing their everyday eating of bamboo leaves, moving slowly about and sleeping. But other than the panda, the zoo also has wonderful flower garden and lotus pools. You will enjoy walking around these scenic grounds!

    The original name of this zoo. which is located at located in the Xicheng District, was Ten Thousand Animal Garden in 1908. Even during the Qing dynasty (1644-1911). plants were cultivated and animals were raised here. Then after the liberation, it was reconstructed and was known as the West Suburb Park. And in 1955, the name became Beijing Zoo.

    With over 50,000 square meters to fill, the zoo has collections of the Golden Monkey, the White Bear from the North Pole, kangaroos, zebra, lions, tigers and elephants. All in all, it has a collection of more than 600 types of animal species and more than 7, 000 population of animals! Amazing place!

    The Beijing Zoo is also adjacent to the Beijing Aquarium. The ticket price for each includes the other.

    The Beijing Aquarium is the largest inland aquarium in the world, and has an Amazon rainforest, a marine mammal pavilion, a shark tank, and a dolphin show

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    Beijing Zoo

    by ValbyDK Updated Oct 5, 2008

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    We only went to the zoo to see the panda bears. The panda bears have their own house and this was one of the more modern buildings. I think the rest of the zoo looked out of date.

    Beijing Zoo also contains an aquarium, but I didn't go there so don't know if it's any good.

    A crazy story: It was very hot in the zoo the day we went there, and the panda bears didn't move much. A drunk Chinese jumped over the fence and tried to get the panda moving. It worked and he was bitten by one of the bears. Didn't see it, but read about it in the newspaper a couple of days later. Crazy!!!

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    Beijing Zoo - Golden Monkeys and others

    by SLLiew Written Sep 21, 2008

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    The Beijing Zoo is more than just pandas. There are endangered endemic species like Golden Monkey, Lesser panda and rare crested ibis which are cranes which has been artificially bred and being reintroduced into the wild.

    The zoo is actually like a park with boatings and long walks over bridges and ponds.

    Zoo closes at 6pm and security personnel a little bit overzealous in clearing crowd. The indoor snake amphibian house has the lights turned off and causing crowded evacuation.

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    Beijing Zoo - Panda House

    by SLLiew Written Sep 20, 2008

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    It was second visit to the Beijing Zoo. I was glad to see so many pandas. You need to buy another ticket to go into the Panda house besides the Zoo entry.

    There were 8 new pandas from Sichuan on exhibit for the Olympic Games.

    So there was more pandas at one place other than the Panda reserves in Chengdu and Woolong.

    As usual, the pandas are usually sleeping or eating bamboo leaves.

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