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Riga Zoo

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Address: Mezha prospekts 1, Riga 1014, Latvia
Phone Number: 7518409

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Lovely zoo.

It's a really well maintained zoo. You can see there loads of animals. We as a family enjoyed it a lot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited the zoo few days ago,it was a good outdoor activity. Nice place for waking,snacks and drinks are also available. However,the zoo itself is really old and looks abandoned at some points,infrastructure not very good,lack of maps and signs where to go.

Thank Giedrė M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a really well maintained zoo. You can see there loads of animals. We as a family enjoyed it a lot.

Thank 19Ross85
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An excellent place to visit with your family or friends. This is a great place to have a nice walk around green area and well-maintained animals. Further more, there are plenty of picnic places (special tabels, benches) around that can be used for snack/meal breaks. The only disadvantage was that you could not use your debit/credit card inside the zoo.

Thank Riina N
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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77 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Zoo is fine if you have bored kids or really nothing much to do. Compared to others i've seen it is quite small and nothing great but okay to spend a few hours

Thank crisfurtado
Vilnius, Lithuania
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can recomend it for everyone. There are a lot of exotic animals. We spend there about 3h and really liked it.

Thank smarkud
Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large zoo with a variety of well-maintained animals. Roofed pavilions for reptiles, fish, Various walking paths around live Cages and stables variety of animals. The zoo is bordered by a large lake at the end of the zoo cafe with fast food place and it is prepared to seat 30 people overlooking the lake direction. Toilets, drinking stalls scattered around... More 

Thank ronenvs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a lot of different animals to see in this zoo you can easily spend few hours there. 40minutes of bus ride from city center will stop just near the zoo. Very recommended for children in Riga.

Thank Tal R
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are quite wide range of different animals. Our favorite was tropic house with cool animals big alligators. And further more there was a dancing brown bear or what ever steps he/she did. Generally it is good time to spend 3...4 hours with kids.

Thank Andero V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've seen comments about how animals in this zoo are cramped in small space, but I don't know if there's really a zoo that would offer much room for animals, except for some safari-type parks. The animal yards is Riga zoo may not be large, but mostly it seems pretty nicely tended anyway. Only the pelicans and brown bear looked... More 

Thank Piia S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a day trip to the zoo. Student and family price are cheaper. Use it if you have it. Seen a lot of animals that were new to me. That zoo was packed with people on a regular weekday. They were cleaning the bear cages so I only seen a polar bear first time in my life huge beast.... More 

Thank Aleksandr K

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