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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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Address: 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1399
Phone Number: 513-281-4700
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the...

This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the country, is most renowned for its endangered species and birthing programs, particularly for gorillas and white tigers, and has a wonderful collection of felines and a delightful manatees exhibit.

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Great Family Day

Wonderful Zoo. Many Great Habitats with lively animals despite the heat. The train have a great view of animals you couldn't see otherwise. Lots of food and beverage options as... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful Zoo. Many Great Habitats with lively animals despite the heat. The train have a great view of animals you couldn't see otherwise. Lots of food and beverage options as well. Will definitely recommend!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a nice time, lots of walking and exercise, It was very hot the day we went, and they had sprayers going, it was a nice feature. The animals were hot but out and cute as can be. The food and drinks were delicious.

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Oxford, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time I go to zoo with or with kids I enjoy myself. On holidays they really do a excellent job and the. Shows are great and the food is great too

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would have to give this a 9 out of 10. The sark is gorgeous when everything is in bloom. Lots of activities for all ages. I don't think you will regret this one

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great zoo with plenty of parking- it goes in a circle- all the exhibits are usually open- see the shows- portions are good for families

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The zoo is a great place to see animals that we don't typically see in nature. It's a great place to learn about animals. The zoo keepers are very interactive with everyone. Please remember to keep a close eye on your young children, the zoo is full of wild animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful botanical gardens. Wonderful variety of animals--penguins are delightful; shark tank is scary; beautiful lake around which a train transports children of all ages. Especially beautiful in the winter with thousands of lights.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

is a little pricey the polar bear was a good one and the tiger the food is expensive in the park and not that good for the money the snakes where nice if your a family on a budget not a good trip its not all that and a bag of beans

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Cincinnati Zoo is beautiful. Just going to see the flowers and foliage is a reason to spend a few hours. A new hippo exhibit is attracting a lot of interest. A place you can visit often and have a different experience each time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The best zoo in the midwest! Dedicated to the best care and future to animals around the planet. Beautiful botanical gardens to enjoy as you visit!

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