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Novosibirsk Zoo

Timiriazeva ulitsa 71/1, Novosibirsk, Russia
+7(383) 220 97 79
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Ranked #1 of 155 attractions in Novosibirsk
Type: Zoos
Description: This fascinating zoo features 4000 animals representing 399 species, and is active in the preservation and reproduction of endangered species.
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Novosibirsk, Russia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Huge territory, amazing decorations. Lots of species, some of them are extremely rare. Strongly recommended:).

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

There are "ligras" - mix of lion and tiger and even "liligras" = lion+ligra. White beers swimming pool is really great - they make real attraction with empty plastic 10-litres bottles.

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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

the zoo is easy to find and a nice escape from the city if you have an hour or two. cages feel like cages and seem small, but there's a huge range of animals. there are buildings where they host the animals that can't take the cold, and i went into 2: one was great, with the tapirs, zebra and... More

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Novosibirsk, Russia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

You will see polar bears who stand-up and clap 'hands' for an ice-cream that visitors drop to them. You will see and if lucky hear lions. Monkeys are so funny that not only your children but most likely you as well will spend half an hour laughing at them. White tigers, leopards, Emas etc... Really nice place to go with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

They have an incredible habitat for primates. The polar bears are awesome and so are the tiger/lions!!! It is a wonderful zoo.

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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Beautiful place for walking with children. Big area. Lions, white bears, elephants and other animals and birds are there.

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

There are a lot of animals(snow tigers, ligers,polar bears, monkey, etc.) and cafes, artificial waterfall, sculptures of dinozaures, carussels. The best time to visit Zoo - is summer. If you will go walk through dendropark, you will stay at the bank of the river Ob, where you can swim, play tennis, and your children can get on the little railway... More

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Munich, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

As a plus, I have to say that there are a lot of animals you won't find often (said from a Westerner's perspective) -- they also have a lot of Siberian animals, which is interesting. BUT the living conditions of the animals are terrible, for most of them cages are too small with no possibility to hide from the masses... More

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Moscow, Russia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

The zoo is great to say the least, saw polar bears and brown bears... which I wanted to see so badly. Zoo has amazing animals, you wont be disappointed. But the only draw back is the cages, trying to get q good picture with out he cage in front is really hard. I eventually leant over a few barriers to... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

An extensive zoo with plenty to see, including countless species I'd never seen or even heard of, and cotton candy bigger than my head for 50 rubles. Unfortunately both the Siberian tiger and the liger were nowhere to be found (sleeping inside their enclosures, perhaps?) which was a disappointment as those were the only animals I'd really wanted to see.... More

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