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Frankfurt Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt/Main)

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Address: Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1, 60316 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 69 21233735
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Description: Founded in 1858, this is one of the most important zoos in Europe...
Founded in 1858, this is one of the most important zoos in Europe, containing some 5,000 animals.
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What a lovely zoo, very beautifully laid out and they had many different species. The food left something to be desired, but I think that's any zoo. The Baboon exhibit was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

What a lovely zoo, very beautifully laid out and they had many different species. The food left something to be desired, but I think that's any zoo. The Baboon exhibit was especially epic

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Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

NIce zoo for the whole family. Easy access by subway (station directly under the zoo). New bear area is very well made, and in general the animals have good enclosures in fairly natural settings.

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Lustenau, Austria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nice place to visit. Not too much you can expect to see, but we were hanging out for 40 minutes next to penguin pool, so nice attraction in attraction :) Recommended for families with kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Great Clean, the zoo has building with wildlife inside, great visit The animals can. Be see from every place, you can see there animals that you don't see in regular zoo

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

good habitats for the animals (mostly), some very interesting species, good information provided to each species, especially interesting is the day-night house which allows visitors to observe nocturnal animals in an artificial night environment, also very nice was the primate enclosure. Fairly limited food outlets, but adequate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

One of the most beautiful zoo I've seen. Lots of animals, lot of spaces for them. Really nice activity with children

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, spend a few hours at the zoo. It is so relaxing to see and hear the animals and leisurely walk from one animal exhibit to the next. We did not eat at the restaurant there but only had ice cream on that hot day. We didn't have time... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I went here on New Years Eve as My options were limited and I am a big fan of Reptiles. So the Zoo was a good choice. It was pretty good, covered a lot of different types of animals and Environments. It was a descent sized zoo, with signage in multiple languages. So it was easy to navigate. My personal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had a few hours to kill on a recent weekend visit to Frankfurt, so decided to visit the zoo. Overall it was a very enjoyable experience. Pretty much all of the animals we wanted to see were there, lions, tigers, giraffes, rhinos, zebras and gorillas. The reptile house and nocturnal house were great also, with a large variety of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Zoo was great most animals were inside due to us going in Winter but there was plenty of viewing places to see the animals inside, got some good close ups with the monkeys. Was brilliant.

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