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Zoo Bandung

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Zoo Bandung will grasp one of the most famous places in the South-East Asia. A visit to the zoo is included in the program of any tourist attractions in Bandung, one of the largest cities of Indonesia, in which, according to the 2010 census, is home to more than 2 million people.

Bandung zoo was opened in the 30 years of the twentieth century and it is located a 15-minute drive from downtown Bandung. In the 30 years of the Bandung actively developed and expanded, the city had two zoo - Cimindi and dago atas, located in different parts of the city. It was decided to combine the collections of zoos and transfer them to the new location, and there was the current zoo of Bandung. Zoo entry fee, zoo is open from 8 am to 4 PM.

At the zoo, which has 14 hectares, is home to about 2000 animals living not only in Indonesia but also in other countries of the world. As the island of Java, on the territory of which is located in Bandung, famous for its unique landscapes and the Equatorial fauna and flora, the zoo of Bandung and tourists can see almost the entire Equatorial fauna Islands. In addition, at the zoo you can see giant Komodo dragons, or as they are called, a giant Indonesian monitor lizards. The average weight of these the world's largest lizards, is about 90 kg, the body length can reach up to 3 m. the Komodo dragon has a very powerful tail, which takes up almost half of his body.

In addition, the zoo is home to giraffes, zebras, tigers, bears, monkeys, horses, kangaroos, porcupines, toucans, parrots. Birds can feed nuts, which are sold at the entrance to the zoo. There are elephants and camels.

At the zoo there is a lake where guests can take a boat trip.