The Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden is the oldest and largest Zoo in Hungary and has the largest collection of animals. It is located in the 14th district of Budapest, at Állatkerti körút number 6-12, with a total area of 18.4 hectares it has been a natural reserve since 1986.

The zoo is 3.3 km from our hostel by car. It can be reached by public transport in 25 minutes by bus number 5/ 7/ 110/ 112/ 178 (to Keleti pályaudvar stop), then by taking bus number 20E (to Hősök tere M stop).