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Zoo Karlsruhe

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Address: Ettlinger Strasse 6, 76137 Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0) 721 133 6815
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wow, they have polar bears!!!

I was amazed by this zoo. At first glance I thought it was just a park with some few common Zoo animals, like Zebras and monkeys. To my surprise it is a well-served zoo... they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Rafael C
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The zoo is really beautiful ! A lot of animals with nice spaces suitable for each of them. There is a giant chess table with pieces the size of a human :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I was amazed by this zoo. At first glance I thought it was just a park with some few common Zoo animals, like Zebras and monkeys. To my surprise it is a well-served zoo... they have Lions, Elephants, Giraffes, big sentiment of Monkeys and even polar bears... YES, you read it correctly!

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Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The grounds are beautiful, the park space is lovely, with lots of beautiful places to sit down after walking around. We like to visit the zoo in every city we travel to, and this was was one of the prettiest, with many diverse animals. They also do not charge much for the entrance fee.

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Conway, Arkansas
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151 reviews 151 reviews
47 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Think of this zoo as a really nice park that happens to have a number of animal exhibits and you'll enjoy it more. The exhibits themselves tend toward the old-fashioned and small. Don't eat there (see my review of the Zoo Terrassen Restaurant). The playgrounds for kids are nice and the gardens are beautiful. It is a nice day to... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I have to admit that I am not a fan of zoos at all because wild animals are not there for people's entertainment and have a right to be free in the natural environment they belong to. Anyway there are zoos which offer areas which are rudimentary appropriate to the species. But this zoo has such small cages - poor... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This year opened the new Exotichaus. It applies new exotic animals and plants to discover. The equally new gastronomy invites you to linger.

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brighton, uk
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Ok, so it's a very pretty park but there's no way such a small zoo should be allowed the number of large animals which they have. The enclosure sizes are tiny -- hippos and elephants are huge mammals but they have barely any space to move; the lions and leopard are in cages which my pet cat would find cramped... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is a lovely place. Entrance is very cheap and you go on one of the boats around the river too. Lots of animals and lots of beautiful park space. There's even a Japanese garden!

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Rome, Italy
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I love the penguins and polar bears! It was really exotic for me and I strongly recommend it! Even with the family, it was a nice day out!

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It´s a quite big zoo. Nice to walk there and see some animals and flowers. I recommanded it! especially with children.

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Address: Address: Ettlinger Strasse 6, 76137 Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0) 721 133 6815
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Karlsruhe

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