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Attica Zoological Park

Yalou, Spata 19004, Greece
+30 21 0663 4724
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As featured in Athens for young kids
Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Spata
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Attica Zoological Park offers its visitors a unique journey to the five continents, through the lives of over 2.000 animals, from 350 species.A... more » Owner description: Attica Zoological Park offers its visitors a unique journey to the five continents, through the lives of over 2.000 animals, from 350 species.A self-funded creation, extends to a total area of 20 hectares, hosting more than 2000 animals from 350 different species. It is located in Spata area near Athens International Airpoty « less
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

There may not be too much to do in Athens for children - unless they are into culture. Great to find this zoo on internet (not mentioned in guide book). Bit of a trek from Athens - metro to Doukissis Plakentias then bus 319 (using Athens transport day ticket) - we had to wait 25 minutes for bus. Get off... More

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Athens, Greece
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Located at Spata just at the suburbs of Athens...This is a great day out even if you are a solo traveller...Very big animal collection, plus a show with dolphins and sea lions....don't miss the lemurs, the reptiles with the huge Nile crocodile on display.Also, white tigers, brown bears wolves and so so many other animals there...Additions are made occasionally so... More

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Athens, Greece
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A complete disaster! Green - dirty lakes , very thin animals , rude staff,unsafe for young children as they go too fast with golf cars.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I was so excited to go there, because the reviews sounded really amazing, but at first, going there with a metro and a bus was like a nightmare. You need to be on the metro for 30 minutes, then you need to take a bus for 40 minutes and since zoo's webpage doesn't say the bus stop, where to get... More

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Athens, Greece
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95 reviews 95 reviews
35 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Having regularly visited great zoo's like San Diego, Frankfurt, Zurich etc, I was surprised to find a smaller, but decent zoo in Athens. Besides having a great collection of birds and other specials (white tigers, jaguars, bird of prey show or educational dolphin show for kids), it has a good space for some species, ie savannah (zebras, oryx, giraffes etc)... More

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Limassol, Cyprus
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47 reviews 47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I am not a big fan of zoos. However due to the insistence of the rest of the members of my family I have visited quite a few. The one in Spata, Athens, has proved to be a real fun day out. Though the actual zoo is not as big as similar ones in other European countries, it still hosts... More

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Cyprus
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21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

A greta experience, very nice place to visit at athens. The only negative was the cafe which was not clean (tables were not clean and chairs her and there, the staff of the cafe was just chating with other staff and actually did not work, leaving the cafe in a mess). I visited the park mid of june 2014

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A beautiful place full of interesting animals with excellent facilities. We go at 6pm. It was a good time cause most of the animals are in action. Very funny place the Big Cage with the lemurs that you walk inside of it and they come to you to play with them. Giraffes, penguins, bears, lions, white tigers, black panthers and... More

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Larnaka, Cyprus
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10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The location of the zoo isn't the best. We went there right after arriving in Athens as it was in our way to the hotel. We had to take the taxi as the metro couldn't get you anywhere close to the park and we paid about 27 euro. After leaving, we had to wait for 45 minutes for the only... More

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Long Island, New York
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23 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I was invited to visit the Attica Zoological Park by close friends with a young child. This came as a complete surprise as I was not even aware that Athens had a zoo so my expectations were not very high. But to my delight the Zoo was much nicer than expected. A beautiful and very clean park like location with... More

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