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“Great zoo!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden

Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
Allatkerti Krt. 6-12, Budapest H-1146, Hungary
+36 1 273 4900
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Ranked #31 of 424 things to do in Budapest
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: One of the oldest zoos in Europe, established in 1866, features the hippopotamus, bred in captivity, and an animal nursery of lion and bear cubs.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Enschede, The Netherlands
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“Great zoo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

The zoo is not as big as you would expect in a city as Budapest, but the experience was excellent! Entry fee is a bargain eventhough the ticketlines were long and slow. Perhaps I shouldn't go on a saturday next time. Just too bad the lions and tigers were hiding today, but got to see a baby elephant, so it's all good! You can easily spend half a day at the zoo enjoying all the animals.

Visited October 2013
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“A lovely zoo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

There is so much to do here it's amazing! A very big zoo and such good value for money. There are many buildings you can go into and be face to face with an animal. we went in one where there are flying foxes on the ceiling and flying near us and possums running about another one with birds and lemurs roaming about. you can spend a good morning here probably longer if you have kids. I liked the lion cubs and baby elephant. it
Also has an education centre with more animals in. It was very busy when we went a lot of school trips with excitable kids of all ages. All the animals seemed happy and well cared for in spacious enclosures.

Visited September 2013
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Zonnebeke, Belgium
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“Beautiful zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

There are a lot of different animals and it's not so expensive to get in! There is also real interaction between the public and the animals for example with the ring-tailed lemurs and the giraffes. There is also a lot of beautiful architecture like the art nouveau elephant house.
I really recommend it!

Visited August 2013
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“Surprisingly good zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

A big zoo with lots of animals.
The best show was of the butterflies! You enter a room where the butterflies fly freely around, for me, it was an amazing experience which I have not seen in other zoos

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London, United Kingdom
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“Lovely zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

We went on a day that was full of kids must of been about 30 different school events. So this made everything hard to view but if you went on a quiet day it would be great. Beautiful gardens not bad priced. Also had a great baby boom so lots of baby animals.

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