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Address: Avenue Mathias Delobel, 59000 Lille, France
Phone Number: 03.28.52.07.00
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Free, and has an island of monkeys.

A compact, but free zoo in the Citadel park, this had a surprising variety of animals and was very popular with school groups of small children on our visit. Information boards in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A compact, but free zoo in the Citadel park, this had a surprising variety of animals and was very popular with school groups of small children on our visit. Information boards in French are easily read and have English names as well; the larger boards additionally having some English translation. The zoo itself has only basic facilities and no shop... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We actually stumbled apon this zoo whilst exploring around Lille. I love animals but I'm not keen on zoos in the UK as I have experienced not cruelty but a sense of "sadness" from the animals (I know that seems silly, but I' sure other animal lovers will get my drift!). I was pleasantly suprised by this zoo as it... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful small zoo near to Vauban Citadel in Lille. This zoo has free admission and is a well laid out zoo. A perfect place to have a leisurely stroll around or take children to. Well worth a visit or two

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

You must come here. It's walking distance from the centre and most importantly it's free. It's really well maintained and the variety of animals is amazing - rhinos, monkeys, zebras, meerkats etc. The day we went there were about 1000 school children but it was fine. Plenty of room and enough to see. Worth a trip

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Free zoo in the outskirts of the centre of Lille but only a 30 minute walk from the centre. We were pleasantly surprised by the variety of animals to see at the Zoo considering it is free entry. After finishing at the zoo, if you have young kids, there is a playground just outside the zoo.

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was a very good Quality free Zoo ,you dont see many of those. Well worth a visit and we are not even Zoo people.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It was closed and the surrounding area was closed too. Felt very creepy like a closed down derelict fair ground! Very confusing as it said it was open!

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Little Hallingbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is up there with the best zoos I've been to in the world. Two giant rhinos residing in Lille? Who knew? And a great selection of other rare animals too. A great way to while away a morning or afternoon. Could desperately do with a cafe though!

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Essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Lovely play area for kids, small interesting zoo, and great park, plenty of parking, no toilets, that is a shame, two nice cafes

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is the only free zoo I have ever visited, but it is delightful and very much worth the visit. Largest animals are rhinoceros and Zebra, some monkeys on islands within the zoo, and a variety of other small mammals and birds. Extremely clean and tidy, and within walking distance of the centre of town. About 15 mins walk. Go... More 

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Additional Information about Parc Zoologique

Address: Address: Avenue Mathias Delobel, 59000 Lille, France
Phone Number: 03.28.52.07.00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Lille
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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