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The Tierpark Dählhölzli, or Dählhölzli Zoo, is a public zoo in Bern, Switzerland.Make Tierpark Dahlholzli part of your personalized Bern itinerary using our Bern route builder.
It opened in 1937 and is operated by an affiliated association, the Tierparkverein Bern. The city of Bern owns the zoo and provides most of its financing. It is situated on the bank of the river Aare near the historical city center.
The zoo exhibits some 3,000 animals on 15 ha (37 acres) and employs a staff of 27. It also cares for the bears exhibited in the Bärengraben.
Tierpark Dahlholzli Reviews
This resort for animals is a nice pearl within the city of Bern. With the help of the map, one can easily navigate and have a look at the various parts of the Animal Park. The place tried to mimic... more »
We have visited literally dozens of zoos so were interested to see how this one compares. It doesn't try to compete with zoos which have the big, exotic animals eg elephant, lions,,Tigers etc. In... more »
A place where one can spend an afternoon walking with his family. The park is free to visit. There is however a paid zoo inside the park. There are cheetahs, bear among other beautiful animals.
Really fun place to spend a day with your family. Would recommend!
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