• Široká 31, Kavečany, Košice

The Košice Zoological Garden is the largest zoological garden in Slovakia with an area of 288 hectares. It is located in the natural environment of Čierna hora (Black Hill) in Kavečany.

Kosice Zoo specializes mainly in Eurasian fauna. Construction began in 1979. It opened its gates to the public in 1986. Since then it has welcomed many visitors from all over Slovakia and abroad.

Nowadays, there are more than 240 species of animals, the largest aviary in Slovakia and the largest area of brown bear in the Central European zoo. In 2002, a unique breeding success was succeeded when five bears at once (quintuplets) were born which was recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. Two of them still live in Košice Zoo.

Košice Zoo prepares various adventure programs for its visitors. These adventure programs include: Zookeeper for a day, Offroad, Guided Night Walk, Night at the Zoo, and Suburban Camp.

The ZOO is** easily accessible by car** and from the city center by public transport leading right to the ZOO. It is open all year round.

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