We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig)

Pfaffendorfer-Strasse 29, 04105 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
49 0341 5-93-35-00
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #5 of 76 Attractions in Leipzig
Type: Zoos
206 visitor photos
Write a Review

427 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    286
    99
    29
    11
    2
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

You have love this zoo for what it is, different. The outside layout and design may not be better the berlin zoo. But the path is designed to keep you in line to see everything which was a nice plus.The special exhibits are where they shine. I liked the tropical dome they built which is really well done. The monkeys... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Take a lot of time to visit the Leipzig Zoo. There is so much to discover and it is a spacious area. You should see it with your own eyes. Apart from the large variety of animals you´ll find beautiful trees and exotic flowers all over. There is a place where butterflies fly around and another one with monkeys jumping... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Leipzig, Germany
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Gongwanaland, new extension of one of best Zoo's of Europe, makes Leipzig Zoo worth to visit always -- whether it rains or shines.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Very good zoo really liked it coll animals. You nedd to spend thee whole day there it is so big. There was good food and drinks.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rottnest Island, Australia
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

As far as zoos go this one is in the top 10 i have been too, great layout heaps of interactive stuff and very well done. The new tropical hall is wonderful and worth a trip to the zoo alone. Its a great zoo for kids with heaps of interesting things set up for them to see and do. Access... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bratislava, Slovakia
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
20 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Very nice in overall despite of lot of construction works being realized. I appreciate mainly the surrounding the animals are living -large spaces, lot of water, lot of green and nature.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Leipzig zoo was one of the big surprises during the Germany trip. The park is amazing if you have enough time to see it. Very impressive was the Gondvanaland - possibility to experience the real tropical climate and see the animals. We were surprised how much room the animals had in the park and how many of them were unleashed.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Warsaw, Poland
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We went there to visit indoor tropic park. We were surprised by very few animals unleashed there. They could have put at least more birds in it ! So this was negative, as well as: - very few animals otheriwse visible - they refubrish a lot, so you can't spot animals easily - extremely limited eating - we found only... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dakar
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Visiting Leipzig for the day from Berlin we decided to go to the Leipzig Zoo. It is truly a must if you are in Leipzig and have the time. The park is well planned with the different areas for different regions where the animals come from. The animal enclosures are very well-maintained. The biggest downfall is the fact that the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very nice park. Strollers and toddlers on the weekend, but wonderful exhibits and animals; suggest going during feeding times or early morning, later afternoons. Very impressive covered exhibits which are humid and warm - superb for the winter months. Nicely laid out with lots of walking paths. Plan on spending at least three hours just to get a glimpse of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig) also viewed

 

Been to Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Do you own or manage Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig)?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing