The first teddy bear museum in the country was inaugurated in the Zarnesti bear sanctuary, marking its ten-year anniversary. With over 200 toys on display, mostly donations from visitors coming from Germany and France, the museum also includes two giant, three-meter tall teddy bears, manufactured by the owner of the biggest bookmakers William Hill, in the honor of the second child the Duchess of Cambridge.

Established in 2005 and open to the public from time to time beginning 2008, the Libearty Sanctuary in Zarnesti saved 85 bears since its establishment. Most of the animals saved had been kept illegally in circuses or nearby restaurants. The teddy bears museum will be open for visiting starting next year.

The visiting dates and hours of the bear sanctuary can be checked here.

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