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Frankfurt Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt/Main)

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Address: Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1, 60316 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: +49 69 21233735
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Founded in 1858, this is one of the most important zoos in Europe,...

Founded in 1858, this is one of the most important zoos in Europe, containing some 5,000 animals.

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We like going to zoos when we travel as you get to see how the locals enjoy their city. Frankfurt was no exception. This is a pretty nice zoo, very accesible by U-Bahn (subway... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We like going to zoos when we travel as you get to see how the locals enjoy their city. Frankfurt was no exception. This is a pretty nice zoo, very accesible by U-Bahn (subway) and tram, but a bit of a distance from the city center (though still withing city limits). I especially liked the tiger exhibit, though they were... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nicely managed small zoo. We have season tickets so like to drop in every so often. On busy days expect to queue for a long time if you don't have a jahreskarte. Food outlets in the zoo not up to much so take a picnic

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited here I must say it's very easy to get to by underground or by tram and the admission price is good. I found the enclosures needed some updating and the animals didn't look that happy there was a bear just as you walk in that was not happy. The aquatic section was good along with the reptiles... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the zoo. All the animals look quite happy and the places are well aranged and clean. The monkey and ape house is just great. Funny watching them playing around happily. I could just spend hours there. A must see!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo very compact and there is something to see every few steps. We visited on an overcast weekday, that made us feel we had the zoo to ourselves.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice zoo. It was small in size but well laid out and easy to navigate through it. It has a food court toward the entrance of the zoo. I will say the restrooms in the building with the reptiles and fish would not be one to use, it was pretty dirty.

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Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

With an afternoon to spare in Frankfurt we decided we'd take our one year old to the zoo for a little while. Didn't expect to be so entertained we spent the whole afternoon there! Whilst our one year old didn't quite get it, we both enjoyed it. Great value at 10euro each (8 euro with a voucher for marathon runners).... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Zoo entrance price is cheap (€10 euros per adult) and it SHOWS. The animals are poorly kept, the male Lion in particular looks like he hasn't been fed for a couple of years!!! Camels looked raggedy and again under fed. The Tiger looked barely fed. The rest of the zoo was just bare, empty cages/inclosures, looked like a building site.... More 

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We quite enjoyed our day here. The nocturnal animals had nice enclosures and some of the monkey enclosures were really large and interesting. I think the majority of the animals had nice pens, and we enjoyed visiting them, especially the spider monkeys who had a nice area with lots to do and they were very active. We felt a little... More 

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Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

The Frankfurt Zoo is a must see in Frankfurt! Impressed by night animals and monkeys! Nicely done so that you can have look from the other side of the window walls. It might take a long time to sit and watch monkeys, I enjoyed it a lot!

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