Hanoi ’s first safari park will be opened at the Bao Son Paradise park in Hoai Duc district on March 27 together with five other entertainment facilities to celebrate the 1,000 th birthday anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.

The zoo will put on display many rare animals of Africa such as white lions, white and yellow tigers, hyenas, pumas, dinosaurs and giraffes. The park also imports different kinds of birds, parrots and reptiles to entertain the visitors.

Asides from animals imported from Africa , the Bao Son Paradise park has also received a number of rare species of monkey and bird that are listed in the Red Book, as gifts from the Wild Animal Rescue Centre No. 1.

The safari park is one of the six new entertainment facilities that are to be launched on March 27 to contribute to festivities on the occasion of the 1,000 th birthday of the capital city.

The five other facilities include an ocean world, a modern 4D cinema, a 2,000-seat convention hall, a restaurant and theatre and a tennis course.

So far, most of the 34 entertainment facilities within the park have been completed, welcoming thousands of tourists, local and foreign alike, every day.

Construction of the Bao Son Paradise park started in 2005 with an estimated investment of 1.7 trillion VND (90 million USD). The tourism complex serves as a place to preserve old architecture works of Vietnam and Hanoi and promote the fine cultural values as well as the unique natural beauty traits of Vietnam./.