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Nuremberg Zoo

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Address: Am Tiergarten 30, 90480 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 911 54546
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Tiergarten Nuremberg is set in an extraordinary and unique landscape. By...

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 lions swim and play in the open air at the Dolphin Lagoon. Explore life at the Amazon, complete with rainfall periods, at the Manatee House. Go to the Blue Saloon with its vast panorama windows and experience the fascinating underwater world of both manatees and dolphins. Children will love the Kinderzoo, where they can pet animals and discover a lot more...

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Wonderful zoo with huge variety of animals!

We had an excellent experience here! We took our 1 year old daughter and she loved seeing all of the different types of animals, as well as the many different habitats. The cost... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2012
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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162 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2012

We had an excellent experience here! We took our 1 year old daughter and she loved seeing all of the different types of animals, as well as the many different habitats. The cost was approx. 27 euro for two adults, which was a bit steep. The food in the restaurant was fair priced and delicious. Our favorite exhibits were the... More 

Thank kmack143
Lauf an der Pegnitz, Germany
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2012

....I have seen it much nicer and better ages ago. When I used to go their as a kid with my grand pa I loved all the different species. But it seems to me now a days the visible animals are getting less and less. They might have more butterflies and birds but when we have been there last year... More 

Thank JungleTom05
Erlangen, Germany
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2012

For sure a great day ! Just go around this beautiful and vast zoo. Animals do not look so much in cages, and the vegetation around is beautiful

Thank Delphine R
Herzogenaurach, Germany
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2012

The zoo is set in a large park with lots of lovely big trees. The day we visited was particularly hot, so we (and the animals) appreciated lots of the shade! The animals seem well cared for and we also got some lovely photos within the zoo.

Thank Sunnyreview
Portland, OR
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2012

It was hard to understand everything written... as it was in German, but the zoo was much bigger than I expected! Manz animals and even a dolphin show!! It was a great experience!!

Thank alaskangel
Istanbul, Turkey
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50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2012

I've visited some of the best zoos in the U.S. and this is one of the most beautifully laid out. Lots of green landscaping.....which helps keep it cooler in the middle of summer. There's also a small beer garden at the entrance. Most of the animals seem to have plenty of space and seem well cared for. The only possible... More 

Thank mona-isabella
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2012

The zoo is excellent situanted and easy reachable with tram line number 5. The entrance fee is 13.5 euro, when you show the public transport ticket you can save 2 euro. In the Zoo is doplhinarium with show and you must see it! The only problem is that narrating is in german only.

2 Thank Moirain
Edmonton, Alberta
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2012

Been to many zoos..this beats even the Honolulu zoo..up close and personal with even the lions and polar bears...no fences or glass barriers to block your view

Thank Canadianholiday
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2012

Very nice, clean zoo with a wide array of animals. There are hills, so bring comfy shoes. Not super accessible for those with disabilities in my opinion because of the steep inclines/declines.

Thank stefanier918
Romantic street
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98 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2012

The Zoo is 100 years old in 2012 but it is not old-fashioned at all. There are a lot of different animals (polar bears, lion, tiger, elefants, eagle....but THE attraction are the dolphins) and the whole ground is just lovely to walk around. Big trees, lots of places where you can rest or have a picnic, clean bathrooms and nice... More 

2 Thank nicyontherun

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