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Zoologischer Garten (Berlin Zoo)

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Address: Hardenbergplatz 8, 10787 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 4930 254010
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Description: Zoo Berlin is home to over 15.000 rare and endangered animals representing...
Zoo Berlin is home to over 15.000 rare and endangered animals representing more than 1.500 species and subspecies. It is the most speciose zoo worldwide. Zoo Berlin is located in heart of Berlin, opposite to the train station Zoologischer Garten. The tasks our zoos of today are faced with are many and diverse. And there is more than one reason to keep animals. Since 1844 visitors to Zoo Berlin can relax and learn. Comparable with a living, green oasis the zoo today lies directly at the heart of the city. Here you can relax and learn new facts about the most diverse zoological subjects as your interest takes you.
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You should visit it even if you do not like zoos.

I know, many people hate zoos, since the animals are in cages. I think that nowadays zoos are necessary in order to save many species from extinction. The Berlin zoo is the best... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I know, many people hate zoos, since the animals are in cages. I think that nowadays zoos are necessary in order to save many species from extinction. The Berlin zoo is the best. Animals have plenty of room, and every effort is done for their welfare.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

It was only 13 euros entry to the zoo, and 20 euros to visit the aquarium as well. The zoo was great fun, but it is very large, so wear comfy shoes! I personally have mixed feelings about zoos, but seeing unusual animals is always fun. The only negative I saw were that the elephants didn't have as much space... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great zoo full of interesting animals in well kept enclosures, affordable 10 euro student ticket and plenty of benches to sit for a snack. Only downside is confusing signposts, we couldnt figure out where the penguins were,!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It is not for nothing that the Berlin Zoo is the oldest in the world! Wonderfully maintained with the most amazing varieties of animals, the zoo is a must on your Berlin itinerary. Keep an entire day for it, its quite large and exhausting

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A good range of animals - you'd need a day to explore especially to watch the feeding of the animals. Rare to see the black panther - which was a highlight. Shame the tiger enclosure was no longer there. There is a seal show as well but it was very crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The zoo is worth a visit. Well kept and clean. The animals all look happy and contented. Well laid out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We spent about 3 hours walking around the zoo but could have spent longer. They have a vast selection of animals and at €9.50 with the welcome card, it's a bargain too. We went midweek first thing and it was nice and quite, it did start to get busier from about 12 onwards but still quieter than other zoos I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Initially I thought that this zoo was rather small but it filled my day and was such a clean and spacious environment both for the animals and visitors. Visiting during August leads to wasp issues but it's the same everywhere at this time of the month. From a number of species perspective, Berlin is the biggest zoo in Europe. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We loved this zoo, there were a massive selection of animals to view, everything was nicely connected from one exhibit to the next and overall the animals looked happy. I'd like to add that it was extremely good value for money, we got the combination ticket for the aquarium as well and we weren't disappointed. A good day out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful zoo. The layout and facilities for the animals are top notch. It is great when you can interact with the keepers as they go about their day. They all seems happy to answer my dumb questions and did not act like it was a dumb question and answered back in great english after my dismal german... More 

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Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighborhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theaters close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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