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Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig)

Pfaffendorfer-Strasse 29, 04105 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
49 0341 5-93-35-00
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Ranked #1 of 71 attractions in Leipzig
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Zoos
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London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
99 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

I was here about 2 years ago and I said it then, and will start with the same thing now... This place has the best tropical hosue I have ever seen, in any zoo! When I went last time it was much hotter and I missed a number of species in the Gondwana Land tropical hall, but this time everything... More

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Im not a great fan of going to the zoo, I think they can be quite cruel and bad for the animals. However I must say this zoo is great, the animals have loads of room and are really well looked after which really shows. Some of the small animals are free to go anywhere they want and I almost... More

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Marl, Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Went there in bad weather, and really enjoyed myself. There is a huge area that is all inside, and its a lot of fun for adults and kids. Even a little boat ride. Best part though was the domestic cat that was living with the giraffes.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Took my 8 year old here when I could see she needed a break from history or museums. She loved it. It's a great zoo. Had a nice afternoon.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This is a great zoo (one of the best zoos that I know of). Good selection of animals. Many modern vivarium, only a few encircle the old everything will disappear by 2020. With Gondwanaland, a giant tropical hall, one of the highlights of a plant with giraffes, gazelles, zebras, have been added to pongoland already exists, a system with all... More

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We had a guided tour round Gondwanaland, a covered and heated area. The kids were fascinated by the variety of plants and animals and certainly enjoyed the boat ride.The zoo is massive and we did not have time to see it all.

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Macclesfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

This is a great place to host a meeting or event with a difference. Excellent corporate facilities in a unique and "wacky" environment.

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Magdeburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The zoo in Leipzig is a great place to visit, especially with children. There are many enclosures which are modern and allow for an adequate environment for the animals. The highlights include the Gondwana land tropical enclosures (more prepared families had light summer clothing and availed of the changing rooms and lockers before entering to enjoy the tropical humid atmosphere,... More

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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

compared to the Stuttgart zoo Wilhelma, the Leipzig zoo is probably not bigger and doesn't have comparable botanic gardens. However, the Gondwanaland in the zoo was really excellent. An indoor adventure with boat ride, animal and restaurant. The animal feeding was also very interesting. I won't say this is a zoo comparable to San Diego or Bronx, but if you... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I have never had as much fun in a Zoo in my life! As an animal-rights advocate I was impressed by the spacious cages and well-fed animals!

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