London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Save on London attractions with visit to the capital's only living rainforest
Published: Tuesday 30th of March 2010
London Zoo is already well-known as one of the top London attractions for nature lovers - and it just got even better, with the recent addition of a living rainforest at the zoo.
Rainforest Life has been built inside a giant bio-dome and will act as a breeding facility for free-roaming monkeys, sloths, tree anteaters and birds.
The new flagship visitor attraction at the zoo includes real rain, living trees and tropical climates.
But excited visitors will have to do their best to take their time as they walk through the rainforest - the facility will be kept at a sweltering temperature of 80 degrees Fahrenheit to keep the exotic plantlife alive all year round.
"Rainforest Life will give people a real taste of the rainforest. These forests are living eco-systems which are home to thousands of endangered animals and they are disappearing fast," said zoological director David Field.
London Zoo first opened back in 1827 and many leading architects have contributed to the facility since that time, creating a collection of buildings that includes two Grade I and eight Grade II listed structures.
Get free entry to over 55 top London attractions with a London Pass.
Posted by Samantha Reed
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Thursday 7th of March 2013 London attractions: Military treasures on display at The Household Cavalry Museum
Thursday 7th of March 2013 Chelsea Physic Garden is among one of the most scenic of London attractions
Wednesday 6th of March 2013 London attractions: Film lovers should check out the Curzon Mayfair
Wednesday 6th of March 2013 London attractions: Take a step back in time with the Foundling Museum
Tuesday 5th of March 2013 London attraction: Take a royal trip to Windsor Castle
Tuesday 5th of March 2013 Cartoon Museum gives families fun things to do in London
Monday 4th of March 2013 London attractions: Kick off your tour of London at the Twickenham Stadium
Sunday 3rd of March 2013 London Bridge Experience gives visitors frightful things to do in London
Friday 1st of March 2013 London attractions: Climb the steps to the great Monument
Friday 1st of March 2013 If you are a sports fan and are on the hunt for active things to do in London, then there are plenty...
Friday 1st of March 2013 London attractions: Pay a majestic visit to Queen's Gallery