Taipei Zoo (台北動物園)

Taipei Zoo (台北動物園)
Taipei Zoo (台北動物園)
Taipei Zoo
台北市立動物園
台北市立动物园
Táiběi Shìlì Dòngwùyuán
Why Should I Go?

The largest zoo in Asia and home to Yuan Zai the panda, for animal lovers this is a must visit, easily accessible by public transit at the end of the MRT Brown Line.

The zoo was originally founded in 1914 by a Japanese citizen as a private zoological garden, and after the ROC relocation to Taiwan became a public zoo under the Taipei City government.

Yuan Zai (圓仔) is the first giant panda cub born on Taiwan, and she is usually called by her name in Taiwanese Hokkien, pronounced similar to "yǐ à".

How much is Zoo admission?

General

NT$60

Under 18 or Student (WITH ID)

NT$30

Preschool, Handicapped, or ARC

FREE

Zoo Hours of Operation

Open year round, every day (except CNY, 18 Feb).
Zoo Hours: 9AM - 5PM (no entry after 4PM)
Animals Exhibit: 9AM - 4:30PM (indoor and outdoor exhibits)

Closed every first Monday of the month

During year 2015:
5 JAN, 2 FEB, 2 MAR, 7 APR, 4 MAY, 1 JUNE, 6 JULY, 3 AUG, 7 SEP, 5 OCT, 2 NOV, 7 DEC

Closed every second Monday of the month

During year 2015:
12 JAN, 9 FEB, 9 MAR, 13 APR, 11 MAY, 8 JUNE, 13 JULY, 10 AUG, 14 SEP, 12 OCT, 9 NOV, 14 DEC

Closed every third Monday of the month

During year 2015:
19 JAN, 24 FEB, 23 MAR, 27 APR, 25 MAY, 15 JUNE, 20 JULY, 17 AUG, 21 SEP, 19 OCT, 16 NOV, 21 DEC

Closed every fourth Monday of the month

During year 2015:
26 JAN, 24 FEB, 23 MAR, 27 APR, 25 MAY, 22 JUNE, 27 JULY, 24 AUG, 29 SEP, 26 OCT, 23 NOV, 28 DEC

Data from Taipei City govt.

How to Get There?

It is recommended to enter the park via the Maokong Gondola (Taipei Zoo South Station) which brings visitors to the southern (and higher elevated) end of the zoo.

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What Else?

Taipei Zoo may also be referred to as "Muzha Zoo" (木柵動物園), as it is located in the Muzha area of Taipei City.

Tickets are purchasable by Easycard, the prepaid transit card for Taipei City, and is strongly recommended. The shuttle bus fare from Taipei Zoo South Gondola is NT$5.

Opening Hours
Monday - Sunday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm