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Bronx Zoo - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

2300 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, NY 10460, USA


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About Bronx Zoo

It is one of the largest zoos in the United States by area comprising 265 acres of parklands and naturalistic habitats. The zoo is home to over 6,000 animals, more than 700 species

Attractions Near Bronx Zoo

New York Botanical Garden
New York Botanical Garden1.31km from Bronx Zoo

The New York Botanical Garden is a wonderful living museum, a major educational institution, and a renowned plant research and conservation organization.

Fordham University Church
Fordham University Church1.65km from Bronx Zoo

The Fordham University Church is a Catholic church located at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York City.

The Hall of Fame for Great Americans

The Hall of Fame for Great Americans is an outdoor sculpture gallery located on the grounds of Bronx Community College in the Bronx, New York City.The memorial structure is an open-air colonnade, 630 feet in length with space for 102 bronze sculptures, designed in the neoclassical style by architect Stanford White.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts
The Bronx Museum of the Arts4.2km from Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an internationally recognized cultural destination that presents innovative contemporary art exhibitions and education programs and is committed to promoting cross-cultural dialogues for diverse audiences.

Yankee Stadium
Yankee Stadium4.75km from Bronx Zoo

Yankee Stadium, home to the 27-time World Series champion New York Yankees, was built in 2009 across the street from the old stadium.

The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

This is the cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. This is an unfinished building, with only ​2⁄3 of the proposed building having been completed, due to several major stylistic changes and work interruptions.

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The name Bronx originated with Swedish-born Jonas Bronck, who established the first settlement in the area as part of the New Netherland colony in 1639.