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Zoo Halle (Mountain Zoo)

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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Awesome Zoo for the whole family

Elephants, tigers and the whole animal kingdom all on a sort of hilly property. Lots of space to... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2019
B9884ZEpatrickm
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Mixed feelings

I came on a cold day so the African animals seemed kind of sad. The chimp in particular was sort... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
SherwoodForestBiker
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Minnetonka
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THE ZOO GARDEN HALLE – THE MOUNTAIN CALLS! In the midst of Halle’s beautiful countryside, flanked by old castles and the Saale River, the Zoo Garden Halle sits majestically upon a mountain overlooking the valley below. More than 1,700 animals in 250...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reilstrasse 57 | Halle, 06114 Halle (Saale), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

Elephants, tigers and the whole animal kingdom all on a sort of hilly property. Lots of space to let the kids run around plus information on each enclosure. Together with parking right next to it and food at a few points, you can easily hang...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank B9884ZEpatrickm
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

I came on a cold day so the African animals seemed kind of sad. The chimp in particular was sort of neurotically pitiful. And the cats in the small cages were kind of sad too. I am more used to the San Diego zoo that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

I've never been to a zoo that failed to make me smile. I like the multilayered layout which helps make it feel larger than it is. The kids (10/14) enjoyed it as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tracy J
Reviewed May 19, 2018

First of all noone speaks english in a tourist attraction,how do you expect tourists to leave you their money.Secondly in the restaurant they don’t accept credit cards(hallo,we are in 2018!),or at least they told us so(and in the entrance they did not accept cash,only credit...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

Good zoo and lots to see and do we did find that some of the animals were pacing and that was a bit sad. The information panels are helpful and the layout is good if a bit hilly. the food area was pretty expensive and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

The Halle Zoo is not like other zoos. It has More than 1,700 animals living on 9 hectares with special enclosures for predators, elephants and crocodiles, all harmoniously integrated into the mountainside upon which the zoo is built. The Dorint Hotel Charlottenhof’s mascot, the penguin...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed October 28, 2016

I grew up here and have seen all the changes over the years - it is a very well kept area, with awesome information on the many beautiful animals. Plus: On top of its hill you'll have a nice view of the very green city.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Jette F
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Its a relatively small zoo situated in the middle of city but has good German delights..beer, restaurant, amenities for engagement of kids. Varieties of birds and other animals are interesting.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank 541shivm
Reviewed February 9, 2016

I was supriced about this excellent suiting zoo inside the town of Halle with his big different parts of animal homes. in a nice created area. You don't noticed that you are in the middle of town so parking could be a problem when you...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Johannes1948
Reviewed January 26, 2016

If you care for animals, do not go to this zoo. I stayed only ten minutes before I had to leave. The big cats attraction shows nothing short of animal cruelty. The cats were lying beside their own urine, and were either lethargic or pacing...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Benjamin S
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