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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Conway, Arkansas
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150 reviews 150 reviews
46 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Karlsruhe, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The zoo is quite large with lake and beautiful flowers. The place where they have animals are all quite clean. You can see the animals very close to you. Some parts of the zoo you can also feed and interact with the animals. This zoo is one of the best zoos I've ever visited.

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Fife, Scotland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just over the road from the rail station is the zoo and was far bigger than we thought so spent longer than anticipated. They had a good selection of animals and we were passing when the polar bears were being fed and there is an observation window looking into the water and it was a delight to see a polar... More 

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Baden-Baden, Germany
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180 reviews 180 reviews
61 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Nice spot for a stop with children. Not too big, 1 hour recommended, nice souvenir shop, easy to walk and to find seat

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