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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 #10 of 29 attractions in Dortmund
Type: Zoos
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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32 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Dortmund, Deutschland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

nothing special. spend a nice day with your kids. they will enjoy. the zoo is beeing rebiult. getting more and more anymalfriendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
30 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Went with my young son who is 10. It's is well designed with plenty of animals to see. There are good cafés etc to use and it's in expensive. The price was €11 for both of us. You have to catch the train to trier park station from the Hauptbahnhoff in the centre of Dortmund and the rail fair is... More

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Port Ewen, New York
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65 attraction reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We were staying near Dortmund, so we decided to try the zoo. It's in a very nice setting in the middle of the city. A hidden gem actually. They have guide books in various languages, but all signs are in German. Animals appear to be well kept and easy enough to find your way around. Food prices reasonable and there... More

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