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Nuremberg Zoo

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin show”(46 reviews)
“red panda”(4 reviews)
“love animals”(4 reviews)
Tiergarten Nuremberg is set in an extraordinary and unique landscape. By taking a walk through the large, densely wooded park the visitors discover open-air enclosures skilfully fitted into the red sandstone of the region. Watch dolphins and sea...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Am Tiergarten 30, 90480 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 911 54546
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 14, 2008

If you are in Nuremberg for more than a day and love animals, fresh air, and a good place to take kids, a visit to the Nuremberg Zoo is absolutely worth it. The zoo is clean, the animals are happy and healthy, and it is...More

4  Thank lunalea
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 5, 2011

Nürnberg is a lovely town with plenty of things to see and do, but the zoo should probably be way down on that list. We opted for it as a way to keep our teenager entertained, however we all left a little bit sullen. While...More

5  Thank Nnebulous
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All reviews dolphin show red panda love animals wide range of animals animal enclosures natural environment great family day animals living huge playground we spent hours rainy day nice walk city centre dolphins bears polar tiergarten
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can easily spend a day there. Dolphin show is very nice. They also have Polar bears, tigers and Lions. Clean place with good facilities inside.

1  Thank madho m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had good time at the Tiergarten Nuremberg a lot of animals very clean and great organized. Of course recommend it

1  Thank Waill N
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Zoo is quite big, yet the number of animals is not huge which is good for animals as it result in a great space for them. The biggest upside is dolphinarium with great dolphin show!

1  Thank Jakub S
Reviewed September 30, 2018

First I was shocked to see the queue, ok, it was a Sunday, but it was September, so not high season maybe, but maybe a lovely day. Lucky us. Anyway, some of the queues take cards and some don't, the ones that don't are much...More

2  Thank dmcc1973
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We arrived late in the day and had to rush before the zoo closed, but what we saw was absolutely worth the time. Good layout and easy to navigate. Mostly flat to help with walking. Get an earlier start and make a day of it.

1  Thank Curious744921
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Worst zoo ever , nice gardens only you can not find too much animals inside, for exemple no elephants and u can find also big cages and tiny animal inside bearly u can see it, my 4 years old son wanted to see the lions...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Super cool zoo and relaxing, lots of animals and also a train if you do not want to walk. Great day!

1  Thank 839craciuna
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent zoo which could be a whole days visit to see everything. The zoo has many items including a special animal area for children. The Dolphins were one of my favourite items but there are such a wide range of animals to...More

1  Thank sion99
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Easy to get to on the Tiergarten tram, drops you off right in front. Very pleasant, small zoo. Nice exhibits and habitats for the animals. Unique that they have a Dolphin arena and training demonstration specific times. Cafeteria style restaurant with a variety of selections...More

1  Thank Barb1351
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I had seen many zoo's until now but this really impressed me. First of all is very big. second, the variety of animals. Don't miss the dolphin and seal show! Get a place half an hour before it's start because you don't find place at...More

1  Thank Peter V
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October 19, 2016|
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Response from DanielVYordanov | Reviewed this property |
In October the zoo closes at 6 p.m. last entry is at 5 p.m., but as far as i remember the animal houses are being locked at least half an hour before closing time... which is enough time to head to the exit without the need... More
April 1, 2016|
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Response from periandro | Reviewed this property |
It's rather far away. No way to walk from the train station to the zoo as you would waist the whole morning on the way. The best thing to do is to take tram number 5, whose final stop is right in front of the zoo entrance... More
barbara c
May 6, 2015|
Response from Reckless_V-o-L | Reviewed this property |
I got there with the car. But according the info on the zoo's website: You may reach it by tram (line 5). A bus (line no. 65) connects the Tiergarten with important transfer points to underground and urban railways. I... More