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Address: Riehler Strasse 173, 50735 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 01805 - 280101
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: This zoo has more animals than any other zoological park in Germany and...
This zoo has more animals than any other zoological park in Germany and boasts an aquarium and the world's largest elephant park in northern Europe. Open 365 days a year; in the summer hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
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Beautiful zoo!

My 14 y/o daughter loved this zoo! Very easy to get to using public transportation. Our zoo admission ticket also included entrance to the very compact aquarium which had some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

My 14 y/o daughter loved this zoo! Very easy to get to using public transportation. Our zoo admission ticket also included entrance to the very compact aquarium which had some very interesting fish and insect exhibit. The elephant and giraffe exhibit were our favorites! Overall, it was nice relaxing walk and lots of interactive activities for younger kiddos. Admission price... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Great big zoo! Had fun walking around seeing the different animals, especially the big elephant exhibit. The cafe is nice and the food was good. Fun way to spend a few hours in an amazing city!

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We decided to visit the zoo on a rainy day with our son. This was a great zoo with impressive exhibits! The inside attractions for the hippos, elephants, monkeys and giraffes are amazing! Nice to visit anytime and perfect on a rainy day, just take an umbrella or poncho and camera.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Kölner zoo is one of the oldest and largest zoo's of Germany. I think this zoo have a beautiful scenery, you will not notice that you are in the middle of the center of Cologne. price is quite okay, student 12,00 and adult 18,00. I would say when you are in Cologne and you have some free time, you definitely... More 

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Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I can't decide if this is just a zoo or a superb theme park. I found it so exciting. My 5yo daughter loved every part of this zoo. A very child-friendly place.

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Bydgoszcz, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Great place to spend a lazy afternoon in. The zoo is well kept, clean. The problem was the lack of english description of some species. If someone doesn't know German, it is a problem. However, I visited the place few years ago and it could change.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We walked to the zoo from our hotel near the chocolate museum - mistake! Was a lot further than we thought but a lovely stroll along the Rhine. Was less than 20 euros each for entry and offered real value for money. Several large animals bears, gorillas, giraffes and elephants. Good play areas for children to let off steam. The... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Maybe because the zoo's in my home state are terrible but the Koelner Zoo had a huge range of animals and I could actually see every single animal in it's "natural" habitat. Yes, it was a bit crowded but the zoo is mostly for kids anyway. They do have food and water inside and places to buy souvenirs. Lots of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Preferable, we try to go through the week, it always seems to be less busy and much easier to get a good climbs at the animals around. Yes, you do still have the school classes but who says that you have to move the way they move. Our 6 year old child is having his own pace, way of looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We do not normally go to zoos and have found some unpleasant, but following the reviews and having a lovely hot day spare, we did the visit. It is a really enjoyable zoo to visit as the animals have loads of space and the layout is easy for a slow stroll.

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Address: Riehler Strasse 173, 50735 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 01805 - 280101
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne

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