Attica Zoological Park is on the outskirts of the city, near the new Athens International Airport. It has the third largest bird collection in the world and is home to more than 300 species such as penguins, flamingos and tropical birds. In addition to birds, the park also hosts about 50 species of mammals, such as tigers, giraffes, zebras, various apes and monkeys, white lions and brown bears, as well as 30 species of reptiles. Visitors can make use of the petting farm, the cafeteria, the picnic area, the children's playground and the giftshop. The latest project of the Attica Zoological Park is the opening of the first aquarium in Greece, Okeanopolis, in 2006. Admission is EUR11 for adults, EUR9 for children aged 3 to 12 yrs and free for the disabled.
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Open Hours: Daily 9a-sunset
At the Greek Reptile Center you'll find live snakes and lizards from all over the world -- 6 types of pythons (up to 6 meters in length!), 3 types of boas, 7 types of rattlesnakes, 6 types of cobras, king cobras, black mambas, anacondas, iguanas, and dozens more. The center is located just outside of Athens, Greece in the in Antonis Tritsis Environmental Education & Sensitization Park and offers one of the largest collections of reptiles in all of Europe. The center is open daily from 8am to 10pm. For more information call 2102312057, 6937280427 or visit www.erpeta.org.