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Address: The Phoenix Park | Cunningham Road, Dublin 8, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 1 677 1425
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9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: One of the world's oldest zoos, Dublin Zoo is also modern in design and...
One of the world's oldest zoos, Dublin Zoo is also modern in design and houses more than 600 animals. It has been redesigned in recent years to be a safe environment for people and the animals with gardens, lakes and natural habitats.
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You don't feel like you're in a zoo park

I love visiting zoos but whenever you walk around a zoo you feel like you are in a zoo, but with Dublin Zoo you feel like you're in this big beautiful park with all these lovely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I love visiting zoos but whenever you walk around a zoo you feel like you are in a zoo, but with Dublin Zoo you feel like you're in this big beautiful park with all these lovely animals in it. The enclosures are well kept and well laid out

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I love Dublin Zoo. I've travelled to it 4 times in the past 4 years and it never disappoints. Tip: bring your own snacks and drinks if you have kids as there is plenty of places to just sit down and take a break instead of paying for their food because there is only two restaurants (one with chips etc... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My 22 year old son and I visited dublin zoo. He's home from America and ever since he was a child he has loved the zoo We had a family ticket for years and made lots of use of it when he was a child.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I've been visiting Dublin zoo all my life and continue to visit with my own children! It's is a wonderful day out and our children are never disappointed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Absolutely fantastic zoo. A lot bigger than we expected. Fantastic enclosures. We were really impressed. A brilliant day out and very easy to get on via bus from the city, cheap too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We went to Dublin Zoo on the very last day of our holiday; we weren't disappointed! We booked online which made it easier as we could fast track the queue. Once inside we were pleasantly surprised at how open the zoo felt; a lovely lake made for a great vantage point. The paths were easy to self guide around the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I went to this zoo a few months ago, Oh Dear, the Dublin zoo is inside the phoenix park, and There are a many animals the Dublin zoo looks like a little safari.

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Shannon, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

I have been coming here since I was a kid and I still love it. Reptiles, lions, monkeys - it has everything you would expect from a zoo. The gift shop was lovely too. Plenty of see and a fun way to spend a few hours

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Dublin Zoo is one of the better zoos I've visited; there is lots of space for the animals, yet they're still easy to see without cage grids that get in the way of decent photography. There was work being done near the middle of the zoo for a couple of enclosure that will be opening in the summer, so that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Loved the zoo- the weather was bad so it was empty which was fabulous. We were there 2.5 hours and it rained briefly 4 times and hailed but was otherwise beautiful. The animals were feeding and otherwise active. Lions were squabbling a bit and the male lion roared a lot!!

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