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Dortmund Zoo

Mergelteichstrasse 80 | Brünninghausen, 44225 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
49 (0) 231 50-28581
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Ranked #7 of 20 Attractions in Dortmund
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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Heraklion
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Although I'm not such a fan of keeping animals away of their natural environment I enjoyed my visit to the zoo. It takes a few hours to watch everything and there are some amazing animals. So go, have fun and respect every single animal...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The Zoo is great! There are lots of different animals in this zoo. They even have the WorlCup Animal that also lives in Brasil. This is one of the Zoo's that haves a spider in it! Really love this cuz the Zoos in Holland don't have spiders in it. The prices are low. We've paid 4 euro because we're students... More 

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Elgin
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105 reviews 105 reviews
32 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We decided to visit this zoo as we heard the animal section at the safari park we were thinking of visiting was closed, this was our backup. The zoo is easy to find and there is plenty of car parking available, we visited once the German children had gone back to school so it wasn't very busy. It was €8... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Take the metro and in 20 minutes from the city train station you're there. The entrance is 8€. Not the most impressive zoo I've been to, but it's worth the money for a walk and see all the animals.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I arrived here by U49 which you need to take to its end stop @ Harcheney. I didn't think the Zoo was well signposted from the U-Bahn stop & almost missed the white sign with arrow pointing in right direction which you need to look out for. You need to walk down a small incline & follow the narrow road... More 

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Dortmund, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

In general I don´t like the Zoo, but when the childrens wanna go to see one I must...So Dortmund Zoo gives me the possibility to have a relaxing time with my family, the price is ok, and a lot of picnic areas are availables for the visitors.

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London, United Kingdom
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Dortmund zoo is a good place to visit. Animals here look happy and the natural scenery of the zoo is also good. It' a cozy small zoo not far from the Germany's most populated and industrial region. I really liked the giraffes here. They are very beautiful and happy creatures.

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Dortmund, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This was more than 10 times getting back to this place since we were a lit kid everything has changed but the atmosphere is still the same. Fresh air to walk around and exploring more knowledge about new animals

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I have come here ever since I was a kid. Some of the things are still the same, a petting zoo and nice places to play for the kids apart from the animals. It is a very peaceful place to go for a walk, the animal additions of the Orang Utangs are great, also the sloth who freely walked/swung over... More 

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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Very cheap. Great variety of animals. We visited during November and there was hardly anyone else there.

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