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Visit to Zoological Garden Timişoara
13.05.2010


On two visits to the Zoo Timisoara - on days 6 and May 13, 2010 participated pupils of General School teaching in Hungarian-English – Madach Imre and pupils of General School Arany Ianos from Szeged accompanied by teachers. Departure time of trip was 7:00 am. During the trip, the bus traveled children comfortable in a cheerful ambience. After crossing the border, at the border crossing point Kiszombor (HU) / Cenad (RO), after a one hour, children have arrived safely at the Zoo Timisoara.

At the Timisoara Zoological Garden, the directors from Zoo Timisoara and Zoo Park Szeged, collaborators of the Municipality of Timisoara – Environment Directorate received guests, and welcomed them.

Children received leaflets with the presentation of Timisoara, the most important sights and a detailed tourist map of Municipality of Timisoara. Also, they received an informative leaflet about Timisoara Zoological Garden. Children had the opportunity to interact with domestic animals from KINDERZOO.










During the visit, children enjoyed a presentation of the collection of animals, made in Hungarian language  provided by the biologist, employee of CARPATZOO project. During the visit of about two hours, children were presented each species in part, were provided information about their life, about the issue of protection of each species, funny stories and small curiosities to make the trip more attractive.

During the visit, emphasized the importance of zoos in the work of protection of wild animals, importance of protection programs and sustainable development concept.

Children were encouraged to interact through small competitions questions, followed by explanations and examples of environmentally responsible behavior.

In this way, the visit has achieved addition to information and education component, the spirit of environmental protection and responsibility of each individual to the environment.


After a visit full of interesting information, spent out in beautiful natural framework provided by Green Forest, children have lunch in a restaurant located on the bank of Bega Canal in a beautiful natural environment. After a brief period of relaxation, groups were led on a tour visiting the historical center of Timisoara for about two hours. They visited the city market from Sinaia (Küthl), Maria Square, Square and Metropolitan Cathedral Timisoara, Liberty Square and Union Square and the Roman Catholic Cathedral.

Throughout the trip, the guide provided by City Hall presented and told the children about important buildings, palaces and monuments found, its history, about the personalities that have marked the city and places shown, little stories and curiosities.
The maps provided were used to educate pupils to tourist guidance; on this occasion were shared advices and information about how to use a map and how to obtain information.
During the tour in the historic center of the city was presented the Travel Infocenter Timisoara, the place where can be obtained the most relevant tourist information, center that has contributed to promotion of CARPATZOO project in border area.

After a short break at the natural spring in Union Square, children were returned to the parked bus on the bank of Bega Canal, and around 17:00 they have said goodbye, returning home, in Szeged.































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