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San Diego Zoo - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA


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About San Diego Zoo

With over 4 million visitors, San Diego Zoo is the most visited zoo in the United States. Housing more than 3,500 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies, San Diego Zoo was a pioneer in the concept of open-air, cageless exhibits that re-create natural animal habitats.

Attractions Near San Diego Zoo

Spanish Village Art Center
Spanish Village Art Center0.28km from San Diego Zoo

A wonderful art centre located in San Diego's Balboa Park, in the U.S. state of California. Located between the Zoo and theNAT these quaint buildings and colorful courtyard were originally built in 1935. They depicted a charming old village in Spain for the second California Pacific International Exposition. Over the last 60+ years, San Diego artists have continued to preserve and enhance this historical landmark by adding to its beauty.

Botanical Building
Botanical Building0.31km from San Diego Zoo

The Botanical Building is an historic building located in San Diego's Balboa Park. Built for the 1915–16 Panama–California Exposition, it remains one of the largest lath structures in the world.

San Diego Natural History Museum
San Diego Natural History Museum0.37km from San Diego Zoo

The museum located in Balboa Park. It was founded in 1874 as the San Diego Society of Natural History. It is the second oldest scientific institution west of the Mississippi and the oldest in Southern California.

The San Diego Museum of Art
The San Diego Museum of Art0.37km from San Diego Zoo

Fine arts museum housing a broad collection with particular strength in Spanish art. The exhibits ranges in date from 5000 BC to 2012 AD.

Timken Museum of Art
Timken Museum of Art0.39km from San Diego Zoo

The Timken Museum of Art is a fine art museum, established in 1965. It preserves the Putnam Collection of European old masters, American art, and Russian icons for the education and benefit of present and future generations of San Diego residents and visitors

Balboa Park
Balboa Park0.44km from San Diego Zoo

1,200-acre (490 ha) urban cultural park. In addition to open space areas, natural vegetation zones, green belts, gardens, and walking paths, it contains museums, several theaters, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

Where is San Diego Zoo

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San Diego County
San Diego County
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California's second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. San Diego County has more than 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. This forms the most densely populated region of the county.