The Madrid Zoo, which is located within Casa de Campo Park, is considered as one of the best ZOOs in Europe. The huge variety of animals is absolutely amazing.
Moreover, the Zoo is equipped with some of the most modern facilities. Madrid Zoo was opened in 1972 but fortunately has undergone major reforms since then.
The Zoo allows us to enjoy more than 500 different species of animals from the five continents: in total it is estimated that the Zoo population is over 6000 animals.
The Park is divided into continents: Africa, Europe, America, Asia and Oceania. You will see maps all around the Park which show the recommended walking routes.
In addition to all this, there is an area designed for free flight bird shows. Don´t forget to visit the wonderful Aquarium where you will find animals as fascinating as sharks or penguins. If you come with children you cannot miss the great dolphin show.