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Let us offer you
a route for your visit
in Stara Zagora

Time available

  • 2 hours
  • 4 hours
  • 6 hours
  • All day long

Use type of transport

  • Own car
  • Walking

The Zoo

The Stara Zagora Zoo keeps over 400 specimens of approximately 80 species of mammals, birds and amphibians. Animals from almost all continents can be seen here: Europe – brown bear, red deer, roe deer, lynx, wolf, fox, Asia – tigers, yak, North America – raccoon, South America – jaguar, llama, Africa – lion, ostrich and Australia – emu, parrots.

The Zoo is located in a vast picturesque area of ​​the park„Metodiy Kusev Metropolitan“ and is among the most visited and attractive sites in the city.

It is the first Zoo outside the capital, established in 1957 and today it is a haven for over 400 animals of over 80 species – mammals, birds, amphibians. It is a suitable place for training and education of grown-ups, as well as developing their love of nature. You can meet the beautiful white Bengal tiger here, enjoy the game of the monkeys and see how bears take their bathes. The Zoo is also a home to animals rescued in various situations by citizens and by the association„Green Balkans“.
Thorough renovation of the Zoo is currently in progress, after which it will again be an attractive place for recreation, entertainment and acquisition of ecological culture. 

Visit also

  • Ahal Horse Riding Centre

    The horse riding centre offers riding lessons and horseback rides to the lovers of horses and riding.
    You can benefit here from the cozy boarding house for your horses, training and dressage of young horses, transport, shoeing, riding and consultations.

    Take a look
  • Metropolitan Metodiy Kusev Park

    One of the largest and most attractive parks in Stara Zagora is the park „Metropolitan Metodiy Kusev“, which is often called „Ayazmoto“. Legends have been spread about it since time immemorial, and its greatest treasure is hidden deep among the...

    Take a look