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Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia

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Address: Via Pieve a Celle 160/a, 51100 Pistoia, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0573 911219
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Arrived in Pistoia by train to visit zoo today. Zoo website tells you to take number 59 bus but beware that there are only a few buses a day wihin zoo opening hours! We were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2014
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Arrived in Pistoia by train to visit zoo today. Zoo website tells you to take number 59 bus but beware that there are only a few buses a day wihin zoo opening hours! We were restricted to 3 hours there. Bus leaves from outside train station at 8am 12.05, 13.15 and returns 13 ish 15.17 then next one after 19.00!!... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We had a good time and the children loved it, especially the play-park area. The entrance fee is reasonable (and proceeds go to preserving the wild lemurs of Madagascar) and the area is a good size. My only criticisms are that the staff at the entrance booth were very unfriendly and completely ignored our questions (she was talking to a... More 

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Split, Croatia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

A place for all generations. Two years ago, we were on a real trip, we brought sandwiches and water, good humor and a smile on our lips ... My little granddaughter ( 2 years) saw the live animals that had previously only seen in picture books. She could see the beautiful patterns of zebra, giraffe very high almost to the... More 

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Our little one loves animals, so we headed for a Saturday at the zoo. €14,50 per adult, our toddler free, the tracks appeared a bit steep and sometimes not very well paved, which was a little difficult with our stroller. A nice "collection" of animals, but some of the enclosurers are really dated (hippos, giraffes, elephants, the tropical "dome") and... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

My son and I spent a lovely day at this zoo, The landscape sometimes provided a bit of a challenge as the hills were a bit steep when pushing a stroller. Some animals live in a relatively small enclosure but you can easily see that the zoo is working hard to expand and give more space to all the animals,... More 

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Evanton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We had a bit of time to spare on our last day in Rome and had been to all the other attractions so decided to go to the zoo. We didn't have any expectations really but what a pleasant surprise. Very reasonably priced, €14 each, we recently paid about £100 for 4 of us at London Zoo which wasn't a... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Was expecting this zoo to be a bit disappointing compared to other Zoos we have visited, but we were pleasantly surprised. The zoo is nicely landscaped with lots of shrubs and picnic areas and benches. There are lots of animals including elephants, hippos, giraffes, bears etc. Although most animals seemed well cared for,some of them did seem to be in... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

I have been planning for this trip for about a month and was very looking forward to this experience. When we arrived there at about 9am, they told us that the bus to the zoo will come at around 12, which is very late and it was very hot to wait in the sun under a bus shelter. What happens?... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

My daughter and I made a trip to the zoo last week. We were very disappointed over the lack of spacious accommodation particularly for the large animals. Two elephants, two hippos, two giraffes and a zebra accommodated in small concrete compounds with no space to roam. Three panthers kept together in a small area. They were obviously a star attraction... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Had a good time to have a walk with my daughter. I am not a very Zoo's fan but you can see a lot of animals.

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