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Parc Zoologique de Paris

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Address: 53 Avenue de Saint-Maurice | 75012 - Paris, 75012 Paris, France
Phone Number: 33144752010
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Thu 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Wed 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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It was more a day out to a park that to a Zoo. There are not many animals and not much to do but it is very expensive.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Was a good, if pricy day out, we went on a very hot day, so a lot of the animals were "hiding" in the shade, however the animals we saw was great, good start to the zoo - saw giraffes and zebras which are my kids favourite, the Penguins were fun to watch as well. All in all a good... More 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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174 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This zoo was closed for 6 years before being reopened in April 2014. I think it looks beautiful now. Everything is still very new and all the exhibits look fantastic. When rebuilding the zoo, their aim was to have the animals live in natural enclosures that look like their wild habitats. I certainly think they achieved that! The Amazon area... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I went to the zoo yesterday and was very happy with what I saw. The zoo was a nice size so easy to have a good look round I'm 4hrs at your leisure. My top tip would be to check at the entrance for feeding times and plan your trip accordingly. Do not go on very hot or very cold... More 

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Port Louis
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42 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

It was more a day out to a park that to a Zoo. There are not many animals and not much to do but it is very expensive.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

was disappointed by the little number of animals on display. The monkeys were super hard to spot, and apart from the girafes, who are in the very center, there is not much to see

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were initially discouraged by reading older reviews of the zoo. However, the entire place appears to have been recently renovated. It has a very nice setup and we could see all the animals that were there and from a fairly close distance. Animals did not look miserable and the kids enjoyed it a lot. It is fairly priced. Overall,... More 

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Cornelius, North Carolina, United States
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The parc is located on the edge of the city and pretty easy to get to. We had a very enjoyable afternoon. The animal enclosures are very nice and seem to be agreeable to the animals. I do not enjoy visiting a zoo that I leave feeling so bad for the animals. The zoo was rehabbed and just reopened in... More 

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Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We went to this zoo on our trip to Paris this week and although it is extremely well maintained and clean, unfortunately there is very few animals to see like previous reviewers mention. Most of the time the animals are nowhere to be seen, hiding in blind spots. Although great for the animals obviously, try to explain this to kids... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I went to the zoo with a very high expectations, and when I arrived there and did not see anything written in English it just flipped my mood from very excited to angry.. The zoo had an interesting animals ( not a lot ) but enough animals to call it a zoo ;) Nice place to visit if you understand... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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89 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The Paris Zoo has all the typical variety of animals that kids would want to see from lions to giraffes to rhinos to different big cat species etc. The plus however is that the grounds are very well maintained, the animals all look healthy and their enclosures are very clean. Way finding is well studied in a manner that takes... More 

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