Located in the core of the Ciutadella Park, the Barcelona zoo is the perfect place to spend time in family.

This Zoo was created in 1892, thanks to a donation. From then, it never stop widening. By visiting it, you will have the opportunity to see more than 7,000 animals from 400 differents species, such as felines, birds, monkeys or dolphines and discover its various flaura.

An enjoyable place, as for kids as for adults!

Multiple activities

The Barcelona Zoo offers a whole host of activities and services which make it the perfect day out for all the family. Enjoy a pony ride or recover your straights at the restaurants and bars or bring your own picnic and eat it in the special areas.

Don’t miss the dolphins show, which is the most loved activity of the zoo. Your little ones will love it!

Snowflake, the albino gorilla

Have you heard about Copito de nieve (“Snowflake” in spanish)? This gorilla, the first albino one captivated, have lived during 37 years in the Barcelona’s zoo! He became the icon of the zoo and a symbol of the city.

Nowadays he is still a emblem in the fight for the protection of gorillas, a species in danger.

Practical information

The Barcelona Zoo is located in the Ciutadella Park. Prices:
Adults: 19,60€
Children (3 to 12): 11,80€
Senior 65+: 9,95€
Pink card holders: 4,55€
Red card holders: free
Disabled people: 5,60€


The zoo is open all year.
January 1st – March 23th: 10:00am – 05:30pm
March 24th – May 15th: 10:00am – 07:00pm
May 16th – September 15th: 10:00am – 08:00pm
September 16th – October 26th: 10:00am – 07:00pm
October 27th – October 31st: 10:00am – 05:30pm
December 25th: 10:00am – midday
Dolphin show: Everyday: 11:30am, 01:30pm and 04:30pm

How to get there?

Bus: 14, 39, 41, 42, 51, 141 to Parc de la Ciutadella
Metro: L1 to Arc de Triomf station or L4 to Ciutadella-Vila Olimpica station
Tram: T4 stop at Ciutadella-Vila Olimpica
Vesping: Select the spot in the GPS


if you want to fully enjoy the most emblematic Barcelona’s parks, get the TibiZoo ticket and save 25% on the admission of both the zoo and the Tibidabo Amusement Park! Prices:
Children (3 to 8): 17,00€ instead of 22,10
Children (9 to 12): 30,00€ instead of 40,30€
Adult: 36,00€ instead of 48,10€
Don’t hesitate!