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Zoo Atlanta - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

800 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30315, USA

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About Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums accredited zoological park in Atlanta, Georgia, which is home to a lot of animals and birds. The zoo's collection expanded in the 1930s with the personal donation of a private menagerie owned by Asa. G. Candler Jr.

Attractions Near Zoo Atlanta

Grant Park
Grant Park0.51km from Zoo Atlanta

Grant Park, is a vibrant and lively oasis in the heart of the city. With its diverse array of activities and sights to see, Grant Park provides something for all ages. With a 30-acre historic site which includes Zoo Atlanta and Oakland Cemetery, visitors can admire nature while learning more about the history of the area. For outdoor enthusiasts, there is an 18-hole golf course and over two miles of trails to explore.

Oakland Cemetery
Oakland Cemetery1.61km from Zoo Atlanta

Oakland Cemetery is one of the largest cemetery green spaces, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Founded as Atlanta Cemetery in 1850 on six acres (2.4 hectares) of land southeast of the city, it was renamed in 1872 to reflect the large number of oak and magnolia trees growing in the area.

Georgia State Capitol
Georgia State Capitol2.2km from Zoo Atlanta

The Georgia State Capitol is an architecturally and historically significant building in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The building has been named a National Historic Landmark which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As the primary office building of Georgia's government, the capitol houses the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, and secretary of state on the second floor, chambers in which the General Assembly, consisting of the Georgia State Senate

Krog Street Tunnel
Krog Street Tunnel2.25km from Zoo Atlanta

The Krog Street Tunnel is an iconic destination known for its street art, vibrant energy, and eclectic vibe. Located in the Inman Park district near the Old Fourth Ward, the tunnel provides a cultural touchstone for locals and visitors alike. Visitors can explore many different murals that line nearly every inch of the tunnel – it's estimated that there are almost 150 works of public art, including 2D and 3D pieces from celebrated local artists.

Birth Home of Martin Luther King, Jr

Fulton County, Georgia is the birthplace of the iconic civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Martin Luther King Jr. On January 15th, 1929, Reverend Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King welcomed their son into the world at a former slave plantation in this region of northwest Georgia near Atlanta. The young family lived from 1934 to 1941 in a modest but comfortable home on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta's oldest African American community.

Ebenezer Baptist Church
Ebenezer Baptist Church2.37km from Zoo Atlanta

Ebenezer Baptist Church which was founded in 1886 is an evangelical Christian Baptist church located in Atlanta, United States, affiliated with the Progressive National Baptist Convention. It is one of the main attractions in Fulton county.

Where is Zoo Atlanta

Discover More Attractions in Fulton County, Where Zoo Atlanta Is Located

Fulton County
Fulton County
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Fulton county is the state's most populous county and its only one with over 1 million inhabitants which was blessed with so many beautiful places and is one of the major cities also.