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Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden

Neckartalstr. 13 | Neckartalstraße, 70342 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
0711/54020
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Ranked #2 of 23 activities in Stuttgart
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Zoos
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

It wasn't one of the best Zoos I've ever been to ! It is pretty huge and is laid-out pretty nicely ( with a park athmosphere and fountains but I had the feeling that the space for the animals was pretty small! They do have a new huge monkey house and a variety of vegetation but since you mostly go... More

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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I liked the Amazon House, the Great Apes (Gorillas, Bonobos and Chimpanzees) and the aquarium. The botanical gardens are very attractive and I only wish that I'd spent more time there. This place can sustain more than one visit and I intend to go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Great zoo, always something new to see, wonderful botancial garden. Loved the new gorilla/ apes area. Parking to next to the main affordable and secure. We will come back!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is a relatively small zoo, but it has some old buildings that make this place cute and unique. I visited this place with my parents many years ago and had to stop by during my recent trip to Stuttgart. The place was just the way I remembered it. If you have some extra time, this is a really nice... More

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Stuttgart
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The Stuttgart Zoo is worth going especially on rainy days. Parking is a bit of a problem, it is advisabe to take the U-Bahn.

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Boulder, Colorado
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I was looking for a quick place to go and saw that this zoo was well regarded for its collection. I was quite worried when I arrived just 30 minutes after opening, and the first parking lot was full and the box lines had long lines. Not to worry, I was directed to an indoor overflow parking and did a... More

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

It is awkward that in 2014 there is not exist an English translation in everything over there. The car park the informations the map the titles the everything!!! I cannot believe this.

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Coronado, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The grounds were absolutely beautiful, but I found most of the zoo extremely depressing. The orangutans were literally in a concrete jungle and looked depressed. The zoo came after the park and that is how it felt to me, an afterthought.

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Tralee, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This is one of the best zoos I have been to. There is an amazing array of animals here including polar bears, penguins, mountain bears, tigers, an insectarium, an aquarium, every type of snake etc. The zoo is very big, we spent 8 hours there and did not see it all. The gardens are stunning and very gardeners dream. The... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I have visited the Wilhelma already when I was a child and I always enjoy every visit since then. The Wilhelma has expanded very much over the last years. I think one of the main differences between the Wilhelma and many other zoos is that the Wilhelma is also a botanical garden and that it has the classic historic buildings.... More

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