Friday, 1 February 2008

Barcelona Zoo

The Barcelona Zoo is based in the Parc de la Ciutadella the best way to find it is to go to Ciutadella park and to follow the signs to the Zoo. The zoo has a wide variety of animals on show: a collection of some 7,500 individual animals belonging to more than 400 species from all over the world.

Barcelona Zoological Park first opened its gates on 1892.. The Zoo also has a restaurant, picnic area, a shop, electric cars, ponies and a mini-train. Its biggest attraction was an albino gorilla nicknamed Snowflake who was born in 1964 and died en movember 2003. The gorilla was found in Equitorial Guinea in 1966, he was the only albino gorilla known to man.

A nice place to go especially if you are travelling with children.

Rent an apartment to spend a family holiday in Barcelona and discover all the activities the city offers.

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