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Zoo Zurich

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Great panorama for the weekend

I personally love going to the zoo! Specially here in Zurich. During the winter, you can get into... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Zurich, Switzerland
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Better in summer.

It was still super cold when we went in February. Its huge and many animals. Its good entertainment... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Zurich, Switzerland
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“elephant house”(37 reviews)
«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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+41 44 254 25 00
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I personally love going to the zoo! Specially here in Zurich. During the winter, you can get into the Masoala and enjoy the constant warm. The elephant's cage is huge and has a nice restaurant in it. I definitely would recommend to go for a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was still super cold when we went in February. Its huge and many animals. Its good entertainment for children but better to go in summer or spring.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This the best zoo I have ever saw ! It's located in lovely area ! The territory is very huge ! Zoo has so unique animals , lovely penguins which u see in front of you! All animals in their habitat You can find couples...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank katebakirova17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Zurich zoo is well organized, my daughter had lots of fun there, I don’t think it was better than other famous European zoos but it is definitely worth a visit when you are in Zurich

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank humen1989
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a big zoo. Pleanty to see. Animals were hiding or eating around 10:30AM. So add frustration, big distance to walk and pricey tickers - you will have frustrated toddler and parents. )) We were impressed by reviews, but our experience was different.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the zoo and were amazed with it one of best zoo I visited huge one you need at least 4 hour To finish easy to reach by the trump a lot of lovely animals and things to do there I recommend all to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sariblack0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with office colleagues. There is a lot to see. It’s amazing how people have created suitable environment for the animals. Very well maintained and worth visiting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RakeshP1184
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For me as a professional tourist it was not as amazing as Singapore zoo but it was good.You know,the main issue was not well designing the space for animals.In many parts animals were hidden!!Tiger was the best!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 570arminh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zoo is in very vast area, even though the directions are placed on the road I could not find the Elephants location. I don't think it is worth to pay such a high ticket price to walk around the huge area, without seeing the important...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Movarip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am happy to say that animals here look very well and taken care of. Easuh to get to - tram 6 goes from the Bahnhofstrasse, only 15 minutes ride. I saw many animals very close, they all were very active. The zoo has a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Roxana H
September 17, 2018|
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Response from Rebecca M | Reviewed this property |
You will see animals aL year round.
June 24, 2018|
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Response from ZooZuerich | Property representative |
You could do both. Depending on the weekday when you are going to visit the zoo Zurich it may make sense to buy it online to avoid to queue at the entrance.
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April 23, 2018|
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Response from Eagle-Ag | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I guess it depends on how much you like to walk in the rain from one animal attraction to the next. There are some attractions which take place indoors like the Masoala Halle where you can easily spend 1-2 hours. There... More