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Address: Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 44 254 25 00
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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«People who know animals will protect them.»

Up above the city of Zurich,...

«People who know animals will protect them.»

Up above the city of Zurich, spanning a surface of approximately 27 hectares, is Switzerland’s largest and most frequently visited cultural and educational institution: Zoo Zurich. The popular nationwide excursion destination wants to get people interested in animals and encourage them to play an active role in nature conservation and the protection of species.

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A Zoo for the humans AND the animals

Zurich Zoo is bound to the strict animal protection laws in Switzerland and therefore wants to present you animals in their natural habitat. The new attractions like the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Zurich Zoo is bound to the strict animal protection laws in Switzerland and therefore wants to present you animals in their natural habitat. The new attractions like the rainforest hallt (Masoala hall) and the elephant range make this possible. Animals have space and visitors have to live with days where they are not in the mood to show up, but... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing place to spend the day with children. But great also for couples! Asian buffet is also good. Zurich Zoo is absolutely worst seeing.

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Thank Liza K
Zurich, Switzerland
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful zoo with obsolutely animal friendly environment. Perfect for each occasion to visit during any time of the year.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's not a San Francisco zoo or Philadelphia zoo, but for Switzerland it's super. Great time love all the animals. It's a short trip from the train station and well worth it. They do a great job there and my kids and wife thoroughly enjoy it.

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Thank Robert S
Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Zurich Zoo really has made a lot of changes in the past few years. The new elephant park is amazing, the Mazuala hall always impressive and also the other animals are more than worthwhile a visit.

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Thank astrid152015
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Going in Zürich ZOO is a true Adventure every Time we go. You need to plan the whole day to see everything and enjoy all the animals. We love it.

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Thank Sunshine200012
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is very big zoo.. There are lot of kinds of animals, the areas at the zoo are divided to "worlds", like african animals or Savannah and cetera... There are many places to eat and to rest, at each world the food and the gift shop are adapted. U can take a "train tour " to each world.. Very recommended!!!

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Thank Michal M
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A huge Zoo, well worth a visit! Reasonably priced, especially if you look under 25. Full of huge range of animals and expanding all the time. I especially liked the elephants. The animals look well taken care of and have lots of space. It is best to have a plan of which animals to see in what order unless you... More 

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Thank Ash1610
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Located on a mountain hill ...taking the shape of zigzags , circles , digs , and tongue roads...Zurich's zoo is one of the most fabulous zoos in Europe ...restaurants and cafés start at the gates and you carry on...scattered everywhere...kids playground ...greenery all around ... And yes ..I think they foster almost all kind of animals...don't miss it...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is nice place to visit with young children. Seperate area for Thailand elephant was interesting. But we couldn't see much animals as they didn't come out.

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