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Tiergarten Schoenbrunn - Zoo Vienna

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Address: Vienna 1130, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 87792940
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Zoo Vienna, the oldest existing zoo in the world founded in 1752....

Zoo Vienna, the oldest existing zoo in the world founded in 1752. Schonbrunn Zoo was voted Europe's best in 2008, 2010 and 2012.

Schonbrunn Zoo is the perfect place for a journey into the fascinating world of the animal kingdom. Open year round, it combines the highlights of the natural world with an unparalleled history as the world's oldest and Europe's best zoo. It is part of Schonbrunn as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage listed site and home to more than 700 species of animals. Marvel at the Giant pandas, tigers, orangutans, koalas and elephants, immerse yourself in the magic of the Amazon and feel the heat of a tropical rainforest in the heart of Europe. Moderated feeding sessions, guided tours and a trip aboard the panorama train turn a trip to the zoo into an unforgettable experience.

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Good for 4-6 hrs activity!

Zoo entry fee is about 18 euros! And zoo has some 8 restaurants inside and lots of small shops to stop by for a drink! I loved the way animals were kept! Neat and clean! Get down... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Zoo entry fee is about 18 euros! And zoo has some 8 restaurants inside and lots of small shops to stop by for a drink! I loved the way animals were kept! Neat and clean! Get down at schonbon station u4 line and walk around 10 mins to get to the zoo! Check the feeding times of animals it wil... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In the grounds of Schoenbrunn palace. Great for close views of giant pandas and all animals. Feeding times a must especially for the Pandas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have to have them then Vienna's is good. We went on a stiflingly hot day, elephants loving the heat and shower, panda's and koalas doing what they do. A very nice wander about with a polar bear swimming. But check your change at the food kiosks, which was twice a spoiler.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you visit and the gardens of the palace, i advise you to visit first the zoo because you may tired, or the zoo closed. The gardens are very large. The zoo is a part of palace's gardens!!!! +plenty animals +natural environment to many animals +clean +beautiful place, you feel that you be in the forest -its a little bit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Vienna zoo is definitely a really nice zoo to visit. There are many different animals to see, unfortunately because it was so hot the day we went a lot of them were all away sleeping. Nevertheless the zoo is well worth while seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is definitely one of the best zoos in Europe. As two adults we had a great time in the beautiful zoo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great to see pandas and hippos and rhinoes. Still building the giraffe house and no sign of the polar bears. Just felt some oe the animals needed more room. Fish were stunning. Also a route round would be helpful. FInally - a littl eprocet at 18 euros. But a definite recommendation - flamigoes, ostriches and alligators.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fabulous Zoo with a wide range of species in exquisitely designed enclosures! I also loved the history of the old (unoccupied) vintage style closures!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Do not go in winter. We were freezing and all animals were in the in-house cages which smelled really bad. We go outside , it's cold , we go inside, it's smelly!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The zoo was beautiful, and lots of different animals. The zoo had won "best zoo in Europe", and definitely lives up to the award.

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Staying in Hietzing

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Hietzing
Vienna’s 13th district has always been in the shadow of Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens, but has interesting hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Allow half a day for the imposing Habsburg residence and the gardens with Gloriette belvedere. Reserve the other half to discover the secret charms of this posh residential neighborhood. Sneak out of the gardens at Hietzinger Tor (Hietzing Gate) and head down Hietzinger Hauptstrasse for Kaiserpavillon (Emperor’s pavilion), an Art Nouveau gem right on top of U4’s metro railtracks. At local institutions Café Dommayer and restaurant Plachutta you can mingle with residents, their families and friends. Dommayer has risen to fame since waltz king Johann Strauss and his orchestra performed there regularly. If you want to go beyond private villa gazing visit Klimtvilla and Hermesvilla. Art Nouveau genius Gustav Klimt had his last studio in a now beautifully renovated villa, which is open during spring and summer. Hermesvilla at Lainzer Tiergarten animal enclosure and nature park is a must for all romantics and fans of Empress Sissi.