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Bronx Zoo

2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460
718-220-5100
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Ranked #4 of 29 Attractions in Bronx
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
Activities: Viewing foliage, Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: The largest urban zoo in the U.S., with over 6,000 animals within its 265 acres of parks, woods and streams.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children

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New York
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212 reviews 212 reviews
139 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

If you are visiting NYC during mild weather, and if you love animals, this is one zoo you should NOT miss. Yes, the admission fee is a bit high, but considering that it is a non profit organization that has to sustain all those animals and advocacy and conservation efforts, it is well worthy he price. Bring your camera!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I always enjoy visiting zoos on my travels and this seemed to be a highly rated activity on TA. This was a large and very spread out zoo with many pavilions, attractions and variety of animals. We spent a few hours there and got a real education about wildlife preservation and all the efforts the Bronx zoo was putting into... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

This Zoo is massive don’t try to do all of it in 1 day if you are with little children, we are 2 grownups in our 30’s and it took us literally the whole day to see it all we saw the last animals when they announced that the park is closing. Other than that the Zoo is very unique... More

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Bronx, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

The zoo is huge and beautiful. There are extra things that can be added to the package such as specialty rides. There are different restaurants and souvenir shops. It is well organized and always has something new. It is easy to get to with public transportation as well.

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Berkeley, California, Usa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

The Bronx Zoo is a great place to spend a few hours. It is best to start your day at the Zoo. The Subway stop is within a few blocks of the Zoo. The zoo is clean and green, and family friendly.

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Towson, Maryland, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

I have only been to a handful of zoos, but this is the only one I would go back to. Even if we didn't see the animals in their natural habitat (which you do!) the landscape of this place is incredible. My children climbed on rocks and the trees are so old that the paths are cool and shady. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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135 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This was the first zoo we visited in the states and it set the bar very high indeed. This place is huge and spread out a fair bit, but as a result you have a mixture of great exhibits with lots of space, and a lot of gorgeous landscaping in between. The first thing we saw was the world of... More

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Odessa, Ukraine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Regardless of what you were expecting, reality beats it. The biggest urban zoo in the world has it all and the most important - happy animals (at least comparing to the last zoo I visited). What is certain and clear is that visitors have much less space than local inhabitants which is fair. Gorillas will pleasingly perform some things they... More

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nny
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you've seen one zoo you've seen the Bronx Zoo, but I'll say there are some unique features that make it worth the visit. The diversity of animals is unlike anything we've seen at other zoos. If you have a budding Bio-major in your family it makes the trip extra special. Also, given the age of many of the buildings... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

I have bought membership to the zoo for the past several years. We live on Long Island so make the hour long commute regularly with our grandchildren ( ages 1-11). They absolutely love it! We focus on different exhibits each time to avoid them being overwhelmed but always visit Conga Forest, the Sea Lions and Butterly Garden. They also love... More

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