Welcome to the Elephant Valley!

Zoo Praha / Prague Zoo


The spectacular Elephant Valley compound is the largest elephant exhibit in the history of Prague Zoo, as well as being the largest in the Czech Republic. It is home to a herd of eight Indian elephants, including Prague’s first native-born elephant calf.

The compound is equipped with a comprehensive information system complemented by many original artifacts to illustrate the thousands of years of close coexistence between elephants and humans.

  • Exhibit enclosure for the breeding herd - AREA: 6 980 m2
  • Non-exhibit enclosure for the male - AREA: 1 100 m2
  • Pavilion - BUILT UP AREA: 1 324 m2
  • CTOTAL USABLE AREA OF THE ENCLOSURES: 8 080 m2
  • AREA OF WATER SURFACES IN THE ENCLOSURES: 575 m2
CONSTRUCTION TIME 2010–2013
CONSTRUCTION COSTS 346 mil. CZK
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

Architect studio AND, s. r. o.
Ing. arch. Pavel Ullmann,
Ing. arch. Josef Klika,
Ing. arch. Vratislav Danda

VISUAL CONCEPT and REALIZATION

Ing. Rudolf Švaříček, Jiří Šaroch,
ak. soch. Štěpán Kotrba,
S. O. S. dekorace, s. r. o.,
MgA. Roman Hudziec,
MgA. Kryštof Krejča, Jaroslav Urbánek,
Ing. arch. Pavel Ullmann,
Ing. arch. Josef Klika
OPTIO CZ, s. r. o.

ZOOLOGICAL DESIGN

Zoo Praha RNDr. Pavel Brandl, Ph.D.,
Zbyněk Šíša,
Mgr. Jaroslav Šimek, PhD.

LAYOUT PROPOSAL Zbyněk Šíša, Jiří Kotek
INFORMATINO SYSTEM

Mgr. Lenka Brixová,
RNDr. Martin Smrček

GENERAL CONTRACTOR

Skanska CZ , a. s.
Ing. Tomáš Koudelka,
Ing. Daniel Brzobohatý, Jiří Tomeš

RESPONSIBLE ZOO REPRESENTATIVE Ing. Petr Sumerauer
INVESTOR

OMI MHMP, Zoo Praha


Mobile application - the Elephant Valley

Discover the life of Asian elephants in the Prague Zoo! A mobile app will guide you through the Elephant Valley and show you the best vantage points, from which you can peek into their lives.