Parc de la Ciutadella

Barcelona zoo covers around 32 acres of land in the Parc de la Ciutadella. The zoo was founded more than 100 years ago and today it is the home to 7,500 animals of which there are more than 400 different species.

Although the main tourist attractions, Ulises the killer whale and Floquet de Neu (Snowflake) the albino gorilla are no longer living there, Barcelona zoo continues to offer great opportunities to discover the animal world. The most popular animals at the zoo are the orangutans, the gorillas, the white panther and the Sumatran Tiger.

Other popular attractions at the zoo are the amphibians and snakes, as well as the special children’s area where they can see┬ádomestic and farm animals.

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