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Koelner Zoo

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Address: Riehler Str. 173, 50735 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 180 5 280101
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This zoo has more animals than any other zoological park in Germany and...

This zoo has more animals than any other zoological park in Germany and boasts an aquarium and the world's largest elephant park in northern Europe. Open 365 days a year; in the summer hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Great Old Zoo in City Centre

Nice Zoo, visited mid-week on an overcast day in February so certainly not peak season, but the zoo with its Victorian and modern buildings and wide selection of animals was v... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Enniscrone, Ireland
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Enniscrone, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice Zoo, visited mid-week on an overcast day in February so certainly not peak season, but the zoo with its Victorian and modern buildings and wide selection of animals was v. interesting. So close to city centre, incredibly easy to get to, and relatively cheap as you get access to Zoo/Aquarium.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing selection of animals. All looking good and happy. we really enjoyed wandering around the zoo on a week day. A must to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful zoo, ended up spending around 6 hours there! Definitely a must see if you're visiting the area.

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Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 3 year old was entertained for the whole day. Place is clean, accessible. All in all food family fun!

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a sunny winter day when we visited the Cologne Zoo. It was a great walk in the park - not too many people, fantastic animals. Lots of interesting facts and learning through the info-tainment, as well for kids.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Zoo is huge it takes a long time to get around You can find an incredible amount of different species Make it a day trip There is a restaurant where you can eat and relax after a long walk Take children if you can they definitely will enjoy this visit

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this zoo recently while on a trip to Cologne with my boyfriend. The entry is reasonably priced especially as the zoo is quite large. It also included a voucher to get money off at the gift shop and also get a free 3D postcard. There is so many wonderful animals at the zoo, and is very well designed.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although we thought the zoo would be quiet with it being winter we saw loads. My 3 yo loved it and had lots of time to walk around. Worth every penny.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Zoo on a cold but sunny morning in December. The Zoo is larger than you would expect for a city zoo and the enclosures were good sizes but offered great views of the animals. I was particular impressed with the elephant enclosure which was huge and very modern and clearly a lot of money and detail has... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

I had 2 vouchers from Groupon, each for 10.90 Euro. My bf and I enjoyed very much but generally I think the ticket price is expensive and I suggest to visit there if you have such voucher.

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