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Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig)

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Address: Pfaffendorfer-Strasse 29, 04105 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 0341 5-93-35-00
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Nice size zoo - expansions will make it better

The zoo is large and has a nice variety of animals to visit. A lot of construction/modernization is on-going, so the zoo will be even better once all of it is complete. Really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Stuttgart, Germany
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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The zoo is large and has a nice variety of animals to visit. A lot of construction/modernization is on-going, so the zoo will be even better once all of it is complete. Really loved the primate enclosure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Absolutely stunning are the tropical hall "Gondwana land" (absolutely loved the giant river otters) and the enclosures (especially outside part) for the great apes "Pongo land"; very spacious and well structured. Of course, as in every zoo, there are some parts and enclosures which are totally yesterday (old bird cages, snow leopard cage...). However, there is lots of construction going... More 

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Thun, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

A large, very good and well-maintained Zoo. All the usual animals but some were not to be seen - perhaps as it was a cold wet day. Of particular note is the Jungle Dome which is like a much larger Eden Project only with animals! Also a very good Aquarium. The only small downside is that refreshments seemed overpriced compared... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

One of the best zoo's I have visited. Albeit off season, but you can see that they are preparing for summer with re-planting and constructions. With the construction going on some areas were off limits but it doesn' spoil the day. The whole place is very well laid out and sign posted. The dome i was most impressed with, it... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Easy to walk to from my hotel, and well laid out with plenty of signs. A variety of animal 'kingdoms' to visit, but actually not all that many animals when I was there - were they all indoors for the winter? Fairly natural surroundings for the animals, just a bit dated. A good value buffet lunch in the savannah section.

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Piatra Neamt, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Stuck in Leipzig for the weekend and as a keen animal lover I decided to visit the Zoo. Overall the experience was good but with a few minor disappointments. Large areas of the park presently have construction work and areas are closed off and, on the day I visited it would seem the big cats were people/camera shy and didnt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Actually I want to visit the elefant house there .and you could see they under a swimming pool.really cool

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

It took us about 3 hours to tour the place. The map you are given at the entrance makes it really easy to get around. The zoo is divided into 6 theme worlds ,each of which presents a unique set of wildlife. The animals live in a spacious environment, seemingly close to their natural habitats. The zoo houses a lot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This zoo is different from anyother zoos I've visited. The animals seemed pretty happy to be in cages for our good entertainment. Of course it is not the kind of activities that is gonna make you a more cultivated person; but it is funny (especially the bonobo part) and easy to take. The place offers good curry würste and delicious... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Huge place and all so natural, all animals in their habitat, places to take a break or eat. A special part of the zoo is Amazonian sector with tropical climate, rivers an man made jungle.

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