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“nice relaxing stop” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Ave, Atlanta, GA 30315 (Grant Park)
404 624 5600
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Ranked #24 of 327 things to do in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Group tours/walking tour, Viewing foliage
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This extraordinary zoo, one of the oldest in the U.S., underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in the 1980s and is still expanding. Its landscaping replicates the natural habitats of the numerous animals, some of which are endangered species. Two panda bears from China delight the crowds, and groups of gorillas separated by moats do their own share of entertaining.
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atlanta, GA
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“nice relaxing stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2008

Zoo Atlanta is a half day visit spot for those who wanted to have a relax day and a light attraction visit. The size of this zoo is not too big and not too small either. It is just right for a day with your kids.
I enjoyed the Panda and their baby while they eat and play.
The park out side of the zoo is a nice place to have a family picnic. It would be nice to come early to the park, have some BBQ with your family and when you are done, put all things in your car then make the zoo visit.

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Roswell, Georgia
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“Costly”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2008

I go to this zoo every year. While I enjoy the displays and animals, it just kinda bothers me that it is so expensive and I see nothing new, year after year. I just don' get it. If the entry fee was less expensive I would say it was a good deal, but its near $20 per person. Questionable value. Same with the aquarium. Too expensive.

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“The worst zoo I've ever visited”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2008

The otter enclosure had stagnant water, elephants barely had any water, all the enclosures were far too small, many of the animals looked and acted incredibly unhappy.
We only made it about a third of the way through the zoo before leaving in disgust.

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North Carolina
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“Wouldn't go again”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2008

I didn't really have any problems at Zoo Atlanta, I was just disappointed with the quality of the zoo. For such a big city, this zoo is small and outdated. It's also very expensive for what they have to offer. I've definitely been to much better zoos and wouldn't recommend this zoo to anyone. Next time I would rather try the aquarium.

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“Perfect size”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2008

Nice layout, not too big or small. Excellent Panda exhibit (better tha San Diego). The numer of animals and selection was below average. Parking is limited. Overall, we thought it was better than average. We saw most of the exhibits, did some shopping, a couple of rides (carousal and train) and had lunch in about 5 hrs. Crowds were not bad (Monday).

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