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Novosibirsk Zoo

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Address: Timiriazeva ulitsa 71/1, Novosibirsk, Russia
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Phone Number: +7(383) 220 97 79

This fascinating zoo features 4000 animals representing 399 species, and is...

This fascinating zoo features 4000 animals representing 399 species, and is active in the preservation and reproduction of endangered species.

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Fun place to visit for young families

If you like the idea of a Zoo then you'll enjoy this place. I know there are strong opinions out there, but this place does not disappoint. The curator of the Zoo Mr.Shilo put his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
La Jolla, California
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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like the idea of a Zoo then you'll enjoy this place. I know there are strong opinions out there, but this place does not disappoint. The curator of the Zoo Mr.Shilo put his heart and soul into this place and it truly shows. We came in June on a hot day and were greeted at the door by... More 

1 Thank lananys
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big zoo, lots of raptors (birds), cats, parrots and hoof animals. Highlights were the big cats, native Siberian mammals and the Liger (hybrid of lion father and tiger mother). Not so happy about the small cages for the brown bears.

Thank Rob E
Simsbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the Novosibirsk Zoo. It is large with many animals. There were unusual animals and the

Thank Traveler89675
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Zoo opens at 9 AM local time. I liked polar bear and baboon most. Must apply mosquito repellant or else be ready to be bitten in summer time. Very well maintain. Also has lots of rides to enjoy and lots of restaurent if you are hungry. you are allowed to carry scooty. The total area is vast and it may... More 

Thank bpasari
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Wide variety of animals, from several parts of the world. It's really well organised, tidy, absolutely beautiful and fun, everyone was having a good time, you could easily tell by the smile on their faces. I loved it!

Thank Sue0712
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Definitely not appropriate for young kids, unless you want them to witness a bloody mess... Most predators have live prey animals in their cages, which they "hunt", kill and devour, the place smells like blood and gore. It was too much and I was shocked!

Thank YuliaGR
Novosibirsk, Russia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

If you have children or you with your partner this is a great Zoo. It has large territory, you feel more like in a park. The Zoo is home to lots of different animals and has beautiful lush foliage and flowers all around. The animals were all close enough to see them (much closer than in European and American zoos),... More 

Thank Myrka2016
Wareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Fantastic opportunity to see polar bears, including a new born cub who is amazingly cute. Lots of cats to see. Some cages were very small, for example the brown bears

Thank Mark B
Novosibirsk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The City Zoo is a great place to go and is very popular, it is situated reasonably close to the City centre and has many good amenities, The site is in the middle of the existing birch forest and there is a great variety of animals including a few rare ones like the Liger (mix of lion and tiger) and... More 

Thank Stevanovich2014
Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

This zoo soooooo big, At least two hours walk! You can find polar bear l, Lion, tiger and animal in Siberia or north Russia ! Good for a family for visit !

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