The Gembira Loka zoo is a very good place for a family to take a vacation. There are many valuable lessons for kids by visiting the Zoo.  Zoo is the place for kids and adults to learn different kind of animals. It is also the place for kids to have a  fun outside activities.  Furthermore by visiting the zoo, people are getting healthier. Since Zoo is a very  large palce. People have to walk to see the animals.

Gembira Loka Zoo of Yogyakarta

gembira loka zoo yogyakarta
Gembira Loka is a zoo at Yogyakarta.  The location of the zoo is at Rejowinangun, Kotagede Yogyakarta.  The word Gembira means happy and Loka means place therefore Gembira Loka means a place for people to be happy.  Furthermore people tend to be happy when they visit the zoo.   The history of  the zoo begin  more than 50 years ago when The King of Yogyakarta, Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono IX , wanted to developed the “Bonraja” into a public zoo. Bonraja was the place for the King to raise animals.  Therefore, The King built The Gembira Loka on a area of 20 hectare.  In addition, half of it was a protected forest.  At first, there were more than 100 species of animal. However, right now Gembira Loka has a more complete species of animal.

By visiting the zoo, you can teach your children the different kinds of animal. Not only that, you can also teach  the kids the country where the animal from. Furthermore, the kids will love  animals. Hopefully when they are grow up, the kids will continue to  conserve the animals. Gembira Loka Zoo is the right place for you and your family to have a vacation. The place is very likeable by the kids. They have a complete species of animals. The place is easy to reach. You can either use the public transportation or rent a car. Please come and visit Gembira Loka Zoo.

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