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Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig)

Address: Pfaffendorfer-Strasse 29, 04105 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 0341 5-93-35-00
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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LowLands
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Big, modern and diverse! On a cold january morning we visited the zoo led by the foorprints of different animals cemented in the pavement. This zoo is transferring from an old classical city zoo to a very modern one, so lots of building is going on. The finished parts are beautiful, the elefanthouse is a good example (with a pool!),... More 

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Creon-d'Armagnac, France
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24 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This zoo has alot of character, walk along tree lined paths to see the animals whom are happy and in good sized homes. Special event: to see the lions soooo close! They were roaring outside then came into their cave (visible for public) we were about 1 meter away from the king of the jungle! amazing! Dont miss the dome!-its... More 

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Leipzig, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We spent a very cold winter afternoon at the zoo. A trip to the aquarium and the wonderful Gondwanaland warmed up right up. To give the zoo justice you'll need a full day as it was getting dark by 3:30pm and visibility is not as good. Delighted to spend time with the big cats, pygmy hippo, penguins and tapir. We'll... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We spent whole day in this Zoo! Animals are clean happy and active! The most interesting thing is that you simply enjoy wild life not leaving the city. I would recommend to go there in the morning not to hurry up. There are a lot of places where you can stop and eat, or just have a cup of tea.... More 

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bristol
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We spent approximately 5 hours in the zoo, there was some construction work which was happening which is unfortunate. Pongoland was the best area for us in the zoo, there was even a baby ape playing with me through the glass holding his hand on the glass; when I placed mine on the glass. It was very empty in the... More 

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Melnik, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This Zoo is simply amazing. It's obvious their care for animals is sublime! The areas where the animals are located are spacious (when compared to other Zoos - space for wild animals is never too much), of great beauty and with plenty of water (wherever applicable) for the animals to refresh of themselves. The Gondwanaland is worth the admission cost... More 

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Jena, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The zoo has a huge number of animals and keeps on going to improve the environment for the animals. Most parts got renovated in recent years and show that they know and care how to treat animals well. At the moment the old bear cages are remodeled. The cages for the european birds and a couple of other animals are... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This zoo is amazing, our daughter loves it. It is so big that I wish they would have let me in with my bike! ;) They have so many animals there so such a small city like Leipzig, the Gwadwana land was amazing. Highly recommended if you have children.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Zoo is very well located in the heart of Leipzig. It is a wide ranged area with plenty of different animals. We could see most of them there. But it must be said that most of the animals cages are really dirty and do not seem very comfortable.

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wolverhampton
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119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I can only congratulate Leipzig Zoo on what they've achieved and are continuing to do here. I visited with a friend of mine, and we both work in animal health and welfare. We were very impressed with the enclosures, animal enrichment and obvious dedication to conservation. The animals all looked healthy, relaxed and happy - and testament to this were... More 

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