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Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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One of the oldest zoos in Europe, established in 1866, features the hippopotamus, bred in captivity, and an animal nursery of lion and bear cubs.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Allatkerti koerut 6-12., Budapest 1146, Hungary
+36 1 273 4900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and my partner went to this zoo for the day before going to the airport as the website says it has luggage storage which was confirmed at the ticket desk. The luggage storage turned out to be small lockers which would never fit a...More

Thank Chloe M
Reviewed yesterday

Highly recommended for families of all ages. Lots of animals to see. Our 3 year old loved it. We will go again on next visit to Budapest

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited this zoo as a child and now I returned as an adult and I was sorry to see that the way they treat animals hasn't really changed. Cages and places for animals are smalls! Way too small :( Animals are visibly sad. As...More

Thank Patrícia T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You should not miss this, it is a very good zoo, there are also some places to eat and feed the animals, minimum. 3-4 hours visit.

Thank ManosArgyriadis
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went on a very hot day in 3rd week of July. Luckily there was lots of trees for shade. Got to see baby elephant and gorilla. Too cute.

Thank Norm G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Zoo is pretty big, it takes at least half a day to see everything. Great variety of animals, but in some cases the cages were too small for the animal.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Zoo Budapest is the oldest zoo in Hungary, It celebrities the 151. birthday this year. The fee is appropriate: kids and students: 2000 HUF, adult 3000 HUF. It is located in Városliget (the biggest park in Budapest). It is the perfect program with kids, in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo is big. Big enough to spend several hours to see it all. A great experience to see various animals in their natural habitat.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The worst Zoo i have ever visited, and i visited a lot!! Not clean and you feel like the animals are not happy. Small cages and smelly.

Thank 100TAZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo was bizarre. Entrance was easy and there was a student discount, so it was pretty cheap. The zoo in the middle of the city was strange as you could hear the hustle and bustle of trams and people outside. Then you'd turn around...More

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We were using metro and we were walking all the time in Budapest, so I am not sure. But public transport is great!
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