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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
10 helpful votes 10 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
8 attraction reviews
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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129 reviews 129 reviews
37 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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150 reviews 150 reviews
32 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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