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Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden

Neckartalstr. 13 | Neckartalstraße, 70342 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
0711/54020
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Ranked #4 of 62 Attractions in Stuttgart
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Zoos
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Cairo, Egypt
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Really nice zoo with so much to see in one day. I went there twice and enjoyed it each time I went. Great for all ages but hard for the eldest to walk through it. They have a nice restaurant near to the main entrance just after the kangaroo. I recommend it as a Marin attraction that you should not... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

close to city centre and you will need to spend quite a few hours here in order to enjoy all it has to offer. The park is quite large so wear comfortable shoes.

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York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

The botanical garden was exceptional, well laid out and very clean, plants were fantastic especially in the greenhouses. The zoo part was as to be expected and the animals looked well cared for. Good value.

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Winchester, Virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

My daughter loved the bat exhibit. Even the teens enjoyed it. If you are looking for a kid activity during your trip try this.

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Huge compound and enlosures for roaming animals, although appears old (the zoo has a very long history). Ample children's activities, including a large playgound and a children's zoo where they can interact with baby lambs and goats. Ample parking although have to walk a distance as nearby parking gets filled up fast.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

You should not miss the opportunity to walk among the butterflies, to see monkey kindergarten or to feed the giraffe. I also like the way in which birds are kept, under huge nets under which they're almost free. Ape houses are also great. This is a place that both kids and adults would enjoy.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

An absolute must see for anyone living or visiting Stuttgart! The entire facility is easily accessible from many different transportation means (bus, car or subway/train - highly recommend the train - it stops right at the entrance!) Entrance fees can be reduced by 1 Euro per person if you travel to the zoo with a subway/train "Tages" (day) ticket, along... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I've heard many great things about the Wilhelma Zoo. But after visiting I was very disappointed! Yes the grounds are beautiful and well maintained, but the animal enclosures need improvement. Too many cage-like enclosures. Lots of concrete. The indoor exhibits are very out dated. The park seems to cater more to the visitors and their comfort than to the living... More

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Norway
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This park is close to the Ubahn Wilhelma station. This park surprised me as it was a fantastic idea combining both a botanical garden and zoo together. For me it was an oasis. There were lot of greenhouses consisting different themes in different houses. Cactus house, tropical house, Amoxonas house etc. The houses were quite big with lots of plants... More

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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A really great zoo with lots of animals and very easy to get to by public transport. The zoo is huge and you could easy spend a day there. While we were there it did rain a bit, but there are lots of indoor enclosures so the weather didn't spoil our day. The gardens are beautiful and are located in... More

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