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“Childhood memory place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Riga Zoo

Riga Zoo
Meza prospekts 1, Riga 1014, Latvia
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Ranked #19 of 80 Attractions in Riga
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Miami
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Childhood memory place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

It does not matter if you are a child or an adult, it is always to visit the ZOO and enjoy the afternoon in the fresh air. The place is well kept, there are activities organized and to me it is always going to be the best place for my childhood memories.

Visited July 2012
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Riga, Latvia
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“Nice if you are a child”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

But when you are grown up, you see things differently, so expecting from this smaal zoo more. When you are a child the zoo seems to be so big and interesting.
One more suggestion, do not go when it is cold, you won't see all animals. Obviously on spring or summer time, but by the way this place needs renovation and lots of new investments.

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Riga, Latvia
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“It's fun, fun, fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I am usually trying to visit Zoo in Riga once a year. The Zoo is very good with lots of animals and most importantly they have scheduled shows for feeding the animals and this is something that I don't want to miss. It's fun, fun, fun

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Barcelona, Spain
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“Go there if you wanna feel like a local”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Riga Zoo is rather big. Not huge, but bigger than few other Zoo's of European cities. Also the variety of its inhabitants is rather interesting. But it is a bit out of the center and will take half of the day or more. But if your heart is set on feeling like a local, you can get there with a tram. On weekends the place is crowded with locals and their kids )) Try a weird unhealthy and delicious treat from Soviet times - Salda Vate - a huge sweet puffy thing on a stick.

Visited June 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Excellent ZOO for much cheaper rate than European ZOOs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Zoo is huge and located in a lovely area of Mezaparks, which is very green with lots of activities like cycling and lakeside bar just a short walk away from zoo.

The price is about 4 lats for adults and I consider this very cheap compared to for example London ZOO, that charges close to £30 for an adult.

Zoo is big and has lots of animals, giraffe house that is very impressive and a tropic house that has a wide selection of insects, reptiles, different types of silly frogs etc. A great place where to go as a couple of even better with children. Im sure you will enjoy it!

Visited July 2012
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