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Address: Mergelteichstrasse 80 | Brünninghausen, 44225 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 49 (0) 231 50-28581
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Good place to spend your free time and to enjoy by walking near the zoo there was a park which is good for that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

A nice little zoo that doesn't cost the earth. Some zoos are expensive and you simply cannot take the children regularly but this place is cheap, take the kiddies once a month and it doesn't break the bank

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This was probably the highlight of being in the city. Such a huge variety of animals to see spread across a huge piece of land and not all on top of each other. Each enclosure looked well maintained and had a board with the name, photo and information about what was in it. Paying just €8 for an adult doesn't... More 

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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Beatifull place for have a nice holyday with family. Everything is clean and organized. My child was happy. At my opinion that this is one of best place in Dortmund city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good place to spend your free time and to enjoy by walking near the zoo there was a park which is good for that Enjoy

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The zoo really blew us all away. After visiting other European zoos in bigger cities, I wasn't expecting the smaller city of Dortmund and its zoo to be that good but I was completely wrong. The entry price was ridiculously cheap, for €8 for an adult ticket, you get amazing value for your money. All the enclosures were clean and... More 

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Bruselas, Bélgica
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I am generally not a fan of zoo's, but this one worked just fine for all of us (2 adults and 1 child). Maybe it was because it was neither too hot or too cold, but we found it to be a highly enjoyable way to spend a few hours. Other than that, it is a zoo like many others,... More 

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

If you take the train, to get to the Zoo you walk through a part of the botanical garden - which is very pretty especially when everything is in full bloom. It just makes the trip a little more special. We liked this Zoo very much. Our daughter is 17 months old and she enjoyed walking around and seeing the... More 

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Skopje, Karpos, Macedonia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

It is very nice place especualy if you came with child.There is playgroud,places to eat,clean bathrooms,so you can spent a lot time there.Zoo garden i beautifly aranged and the animals have very nice homes.It great for the price you pay and definitly wort it.

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28 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Great way to spend 2 to 4 hours. Upon purchasing your ticket ensure you ask for a English map. Although there are no English descriptions, the English name of all the animals are provided. I was able to look up each animal on my smart phone.

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Cheltenham
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18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

At €8 I cant really complain. Well priced for whats there. A good few hours spent with some animals you wont find at most other zoos. We visited last week so a lot of the animals werent very active but we knew that would be the case anyway. The lions were impressive, as were the red pandas. Definitely worth a... More 

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