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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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It has been a long time since I went to a Zoo and this one is fantastic, the enclosures are all nice. I have to agree that the animals seems rather sad and the zoo is a little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

It has been a long time since I went to a Zoo and this one is fantastic, the enclosures are all nice. I have to agree that the animals seems rather sad and the zoo is a little tired. It was nice to walk around but a lot of the animals weren't visible in their cages. The playground looked really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

This is a great zoo with a wide variety of animals - lions, tigers, polar bears, elephants, rhinos, hippos, zebras etc. Most of the exhibits have a moat between you and the animals rather than a cage which means you can get some great photos. It was very reasonably priced at 13 euros a person.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and I came here early March, although it was a little cold it was still excellent. The enclosures allow you to see the animals without obstruction and the different indoor areas let you sit and watch them for a while. Stand outs include the primates, elephants and the hippo house. Great fun for 13 euros each.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This is one of the nicest Zoo that I have been. Even if Knut is not there any more, it is a place for people of any age.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

I can not understand why a bear, a lion or anyone else are in a city, in cage, they look so sad, and we are looking at them, as if it was normal. I will not go there anymore, for them, for the next to be jailed, for my integrity. Thank you zoo to make my eyes open.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This is a brilliant zoo that has a wide range of animals and is for the most part 'cage-less', instead opting for moats surrounding the animal enclosures to separate them from the people. The Zoo is reasonably priced, around €10 for a student, and they also offer discount with the Berlin WelcomeCard. As a tip bring 10/20 cent coins to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

This was a good zoo, with lots and lots of different animals to see. Unfortunately, all of the animal information was in German, with no opportunity for any other languages. This meant than other than the normal big animals, we didn't really know what some of the creatures were. My husband and I found the very small enclosure spaces for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This was ok but expensive and not that many animals to see also I felt the big cats were in too small a space and it upset me as this was at the end we had been around the rest of the zoo otherwise I think I would of left

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The Berlin Zoo has a nice variety of animals in an accessible, not too big park. A little disappointing are the catering facilities. When you want a drink or a snack, there's only 2 rather small cafetaria, offering a limited choice of meals. Also toilets are scarce, point of attention when visiting with children.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Second visit to the berlin zoo and I still love it. They have a great selection of animals, and I do agree with some other comments the big cats should be in bigger enclosures. Besides that, most animals seem quite happy (especially the cute elephants). Make sure you have the whole afternoon there or you'll miss a few things. I... More 

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Charlottenburg
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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