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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 time with family

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Nthabi
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Enschede, The Netherlands
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Enschede, The Netherlands
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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 6 reviews
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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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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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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Soest, Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We spent the day here with my partner's godson. He had a great time seeing all the animals and dragging us around the place. It was a nice, small-ish zoo. The baby rhino was a highlight.

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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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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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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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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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