Opened in July 1938, this compact menagerie covers 16 hectares of hilly terrain a couple of kilometres east of the city centre. Home to over 250 species, alongside the lions, tigers, monkeys and other more conventional animals find performing seals, exotic fish, a well-stocked reptile house and plenty of creepy insects. Keep an eye out for the colourful glass tiles made by children from Lithuania and the United States as you enter.
Open (May - September) 09:00 - 19:00. Open (April, October) 09:00 - 18:00. Open (January - December) 09:00 - 17:00.