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Krakow Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny)

ul. Kasy OszczednoSci Miasta Krakowa 14, Krakow 30-232, Poland
+48 12 425 35 51
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As featured in Krakow for young kids
Ranked #21 of 135 attractions in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Krakow Zoo’s 17 hectares (42 acres) accommodate more than 1,400 animals. Its most prized residents include herds of pygmy hippopotamus and Przewalski... more » Owner description: Krakow Zoo’s 17 hectares (42 acres) accommodate more than 1,400 animals. Its most prized residents include herds of pygmy hippopotamus and Przewalski horses, Somali wild ass, Pere David's deer, barasingha, South American tapir, white camel, South American sea lions, several species of wild cats and rare antelopes such as addax, eastern bongo and waterbuck. « less
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Jarrow
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed this day out. Catch the number 134 bus from Cracovia Stadium and it takes about 20 mins, Its situated in a lovely wooded area and has a lovely feel about it. Plenty of animals who appeared happy enough. Saw a species of wolf i have never seen before, looks like a cross between a fox and a wolf... More

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Dresden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Great exhibition and a lot of animals! Very nice ZOO! I recommend you exhibition of south america small monkeys.

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Ifs, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Amazing place, a must-see in Krakow! Definitely recommend to everyone, especially to parents with children,

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

kids loved it. The Zoo is of a good size: Not huge not small either. Just perfect so you will enjoy your visit. Animals were kept in good conditions, clean and well fed.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I am not much of a museum or zoo type person but I was honestly impressed with this zoo. It was clean, inexpensive (about $5.00 U.S for 2 people) and had a huge variety of animals.I would suggest taking a cab from Stare Miasto about $6.00 U.S. I am truly glad I saw this attraction.

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Consett, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Initially undecided as to whether to visit the zoo but so glad we did. It is a good medium-sized zoo. When we visited in late May it was really quiet so we got to spend lots of time just watching the animals. Most of the animals were fed in the early afternoon, so were awake. The nocturnal house was great... More

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Krakow, Poland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

A bit of hidden gem - still close to the center, yet well separated in the middle of the Wolski forrest. It's not the most modern place you can find, but they constantly improve and invest. Animals are taken care of, and their variety is quite wide. Avoid sunny weeekends if possible - overcrowded!

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Krakow, Poland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Wide range of animals are in the zoo (birds, monkeys, elephants, giraffes, big cats). The easiest to go to the zoo is to take the bus 134, it is not even 20 minutes. Today there was rain, so the best places were the terrariums, monkey houses and other covered buildings, but the peacock had no fear to proudly walk amongst... More

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Naantali, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

You have to take a taxi or bus to get there, because it's little outside of the city and little hard to get(road is not that good condition and there aren't that many signs). Taxi and bus takes you also straight to main gate, otherwise you have to leave your own car about 1km from main gate and take a... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We took our 2 year old son to this zoo last month. It's in the middle of a forest and took us 20 mins taxi drive from the city. The zoo is relatively small but has a lot of animals including girrafes, elephants, lions, tigers, moneys, birds etc. We were surprised by the amount of animals given the scale of... More

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