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Kazan Zoo will be one of the best in Russia and Europe

Kazan zoological and botanic garden will be reconstructed during 2015, which announced in Tatarstan as a year of parks and gardens.

The total area will increase in almost 2.3 times - from the current 7.7 to 17.5 hectares.

A research center, a greenhouse, a petting zoo, a playground with attractions, restaurants, cafes, as well as the area for waterfowl will appear in the zoo according to the schematic proposal. The second zone will allocate for “Safari Park " where we will seegiraffes , rhinoceroses , antelopes, elephants, lions, pandas and other exotic animals.

It will take two years to reconstruct the zoo. The first part of the project (the creation of a new area) will implemented in 2015, the second ( immediate reconstruction of the old zoo) - in 2016.

“In 2016 Kazan zoological and botanic garden, that was founded by professor of Kazan University Karl Fuchs , will celebrate 210 years”, reminded the head of the Ministry of Construction of the Republic of Tatarstan. It is expected that after the reconstruction the flow of visitors will exceed 1 million people a year. Updated Kazan zoological and botanic garden will be considered as the one of the best in Russia and Europe.

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