Guangzhou Zoo is one of the three largest zoos in China. Founded in 1958 .Among the various national and wildlife parks, Guangzhou Zoo in Guangzhou deserves special mention. Located on Xianlie Road, Guangzhou Zoo in Guangzhou covers an area of 430,000 square meters.
The animals inside the zoo are exhibited in different areas according to their types, for example, the insects, reptiles and amphibians, birds, primates, felines, and herbivores. What's more, there are not only rare animals from China such as panda, golden monkey, South China tiger, elk, brow-antlered deer, and black-necked crane, but also those rare animals all over the world such as chimpanzee, giraffe, African elephant, hippopotamus, zebra, rhinoceros, and black swan.
The zoo ever successfully reproduced over one hundred species, and managed the first ever breeding of chimpanzee, Asian elephant and giraffe in China. It has multiplied herds of scores of wild animals.
There are wheel chairs for the disabled and special passage for wheel chairs inside the memorial hall. At the same time, there are also crutches for aged people and baby carriages and toys for children.
The park is also a national base for public education about natural science.
If you want to see a world class zoo you would be better to avoid Guangzhou zoo, and instead go to Chimelong Xiangjiang Safari Park, in Panyu District, Guangzhou. Its about 35-40 minutes from central Guangzhou city and can be reached by Metro (Line 3, the Changlong Hanxi Station) or by taxi (aprox 80 Yuan ).
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|How to get to the Guangzhou Zoo|
Take Guangzhou Metro line 5, get off at Guangzhou Zoo Metro Station , Exit B, the Guangzhou Zoo metro station is close to the South Gate of Guangzhou Zoo, you can take Metro Line 6 , get off at Huanghua Gang Metro station ,Exit A and turn right, walking about 15 minutes from Huanghua Gang Metro Station to the North Gate of Guangzhou Zoo (Guangzhou Metro Map)
Bus : Take bus 6,16,65,85,112,192,199,201,219,239,246,290,535,547,862b, Get off at Guangzhou Zoo Station (Dongwuyuan zhan).Then enter from the North Gate .