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Address: 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1399
Phone Number: 513-281-4700
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Description: This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the...
This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the country, is most renowned for its endangered species and birthing programs, particularly for gorillas and white tigers, and has a wonderful collection of felines and a delightful manatees exhibit.
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Very nice zoo. Plenty of animals to view. It is set up so that you could make a big circle and see the entire zoo. Lots of shady spots for hot days. It is really hilly in some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Very nice zoo. Plenty of animals to view. It is set up so that you could make a big circle and see the entire zoo. Lots of shady spots for hot days. It is really hilly in some places, so be prepared for that. We typically go to the zoo in every city we visit and this one was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Nice Zoo. The Zoo staff gave good educational talks. It fares well compared to other major metropolitan zoos, but it is expensive.

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Lexington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I go twice a year. Always something new to see. Friendly staff. The parking is great.. Always have lunch, the food is good and well priced. The best gift shop

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Oswego, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We love to visit zoos when we travel with our 3 boys. The Cincinnati Zoo did not disappoint. All of the animal exhibits were very nicely done and we were most impressed with the African exhibit where all of the animals seemed to be able to roam just like their natural habitat. If you have the opportunity while visiting Cinncinnati,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

gorgeous zoo, clean and reasonable exhibits, fun, well shaded, little pricey but worth it. our family can't wait to go again.

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delhi hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Animals are displayed in beautiful settings (not just cages). There is pride taken in all the landscaping and layout of the zoo. Special children's section of zoo. Beautiful lake.

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Parking is $9. Kind of expensive. The area around the zoo is a little shady. Otherwise on a saturday the zoo was very busy lots of other people running around. But a great zoo to go and check out.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful zoo. Don't forget to take your camera and take lots of pictures by the flowers. You will get a workout when you walk up the inclines. Also, the restaurants by the Safari Grill is much better than the other snack option dining. No need to get the unlimited train ride, we got it and only rode... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The grounds are stunning and the displays really try to work with the animals nature habitat. I particularly love the African area, and well, many more. The zoo offers many "keeper chats"', a cheetah run - you don't want to miss, a great variety of shows, there is also a theater 3D I believe). In spring, they promote their zoo... More 

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Milford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We love the zoo. We have a membership because we like to take our grandchildren for shorter visits more often. It is very clean and has such a variety of animals. We love it.

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Additional Information about Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Address: 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1399
Phone Number: 513-281-4700
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 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 - 5:00 pm

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