Wilhelma is a zoo and botanical garden situated in the German city of Stuttgart. The botanical garden was established in 1919 and the zoo was established in 1951. Wilhelma covers around 75 acres of land of which 12,000 animals of over 1,200 species live. 6,000 plant species also thrive on the land. The animals all live in replicated natural habitats, some of its more notable areas are its crocodile and bear facilities. The zoological areas are complemented by the colourful botanic areas. Wilhelma is a place filled with various aspects of nature.
You can get there by taking the U-Bahn to ‘Wilhelma’ which is served by line U14. The zoo has an onsite car park available for visitors to use.
Opening Times and Admission
The zoo and botanical garden are open daily, it opens every day at 8.15am but closes at various times that is dependent on the time of the year, usually 6 pm in the summer months and 4 pm in the winter months. Admission is set in two rates a summer rate which is 19 euros for adults and 8 euros for concessions and a winter rate is 11 euros for adults and 5.50 euros for children.