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Bronx Zoo

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Address: 2300 Southern Boulevard, NY 10460
Phone Number: +1 718-220-5100
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Activities: Viewing foliage, Viewing wildlife
Description: The largest urban zoo in the U.S., with over 6,000 animals within its 265...
The largest urban zoo in the U.S., with over 6,000 animals within its 265 acres of parks, woods and streams.
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If you're staying in Manhattan or Brooklyn, be prepared to get up early to make the long trek out to the zoo. It's worth it once you get there though: it has a natural, wide open... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Hampden, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you're staying in Manhattan or Brooklyn, be prepared to get up early to make the long trek out to the zoo. It's worth it once you get there though: it has a natural, wide open feel, it just doesn't feel or smell like a typical zoo. The gates and buildings are incredible, and I really liked reading about the... More 

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

While no zoo is perfect, as far as animal comfort goes, this zoo is incredibly spacious and takes pretty good care to try to provide a natural environment for the animals. Happier animals are more fun to look at and you can feel good about visiting them. That said, it is rather spread out so keep that in mind if... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A great day out for the family with so many things to do ands see! The tickets to get into the park are reasonably priced which is nice to see as they do have a wonderful park! Many of the enclosures are large in area and thus makes the animals look like they have more "freedom" than first suggested. I... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The Bronx zoo is an amazing place for children and adults. Expending a day playing and observing the behavior different animals is wonderful for anyone who loves the wild life.

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New York City, New York
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Great exhibits....bueatifuly done, immersive and open. Like the botanical gardens sprinkled with monkeys!

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

There are zoos, and then there is the Bronx Zoo. This place is gigantic- so much so that even with an entire afternoon and light crowds, we were barely able to see a portion of what we wanted to see. With an early sunset, we simply ran of time. There is so much to see and do, it can be... More 

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Baltimore, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I've been to many zoos across the country & I have to say that this zoo is one of the nicest that I've been to. There are a lot of animals, the enclosures are nice and lots of shade.

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Heber City, Utah, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Everything you would ever want to see or do at the zoo. A whole day is a must. Wonderful break from the stress of visiting the city.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This zoo was so beautiful. As I went in Autumn, all the foliage was orange and yellow, it was truly beautiful walking through their gardens. They also had a great number of different animals from around the world. The only down part is that it is in the Bronx, which seemed a bit dangerous when we first got there early... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My favorite part is the tiger exhibit. I am glad to know my money is spent to preserve animals natural habitats around the world.

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Additional Information about Bronx Zoo

Address: 2300 Southern Boulevard, NY 10460
Phone Number: +1 718-220-5100
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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