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Zoologischer Garten (Berlin Zoo)

Address: Hardenbergplatz 8, 10787 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
Phone Number: 49 30 254 010
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Ranked #37 of 404 Attractions in Berlin
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Owner description: Germany’s oldest zoo houses around 14,000 animals, most in open-air...
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner description: Germany’s oldest zoo houses around 14,000 animals, most in open-air habitats.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

One of the better zoo I've visited. Most of all animals seemed to i good health and have plenty of space. The only exception was a polar bear which we felt was very stressed. I usually to be very anti zoos just because of things like the aforementioned polar bear. But on the whole, we experienced that the animals at... More 

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jswillia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We went on a morning in Dec and had a great few hours. We were only 2 of about 20 people in the zoo so it felt like we had it to ourselves. There were loads of animals and they all looked well cared for. We were staying in the 25 Hours and had a room which overlooked the zoo,... More 

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rishon lezion
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The zoo holds some nice animals Monkeys elephants birds and pinguins among them you can watch feeding in sheduled hours The zoo is not big but good place to spend few hours

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

after 15 years, I went back. The animals are really in a magnificent environnement. The people who work there are very nice and human with the animals. They have a lot of places. Actually most of them are inside. The house of the birds are incredible, I could stay hours just observing them. A must see in Berlin.

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Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Berlin zoo is the best zoo I have ever been in Europe. I have visited it every time I have been in Berlin. You should allow almost the whole day for the zoo. It is huge and there are plentiful to see. Especially the apes are the prime attraction of the zoo.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

As an animal lover I would not reccomend visiting Berlin Zoo! Conditions need to be massively improved to benefit the welfare of the poor animals trapped there. What is most upsetting was the big cats and polar bear, they were visibally stressed and looked miserable; especially the Leopards which had very small outdoor cages. The enclosures have no enrichment at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Highlights: how close you can get to the animals notably the seals and big cats. Also good layout of attractions. Could do Better: give more room to the animals like elephants, cats and giraffes

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

this zoo is amazing, it is a open zoo not many cages , it is lovely to walk around and is set within a massive garden and park area. It has two major attractions not seen in many zoos , polar bears and a silver back gorilla named Ivano who is famous in Berlin.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Visited the zoo on a cold monday but there were plenty of animal houses to go into. The hippos were well worth a look at in a big indoor pool. There were plenty of big cats to see including a black panther. They also have a polar bear enclosure. Found it a pleasant zoo to walk around and with your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Although it is a longish walk from the city centre walking is well worth it. You can walk through the park and on a pleasant day makes for a really great day out. The zoo itself is well layed out with lots of interesting animals. We were also lucky enough to watch the seals being fed which was very entertaining.... More 

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