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“Average” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Nuremberg Zoo

Nuremberg Zoo
Am Tiergarten 30 | 90480 Nürnberg, 90480 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 911 54546
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Ranked #5 of 136 things to do in Nuremberg
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Tiergarten Nuremberg is set in an extraordinary and unique landscape. By taking a walk through the large, densely wooded park the visitors discover open-air enclosures skilfully fitted into the red sandstone of the region. Watch dolphins and sea lions swim and play in the open air at the Dolphin Lagoon. Explore life at the Amazon, complete with rainfall periods, at the Manatee House. Go to the Blue Saloon with its vast panorama windows and experience the fascinating underwater world of both manatees and dolphins. Children will love the Kinderzoo, where they can pet animals and discover a lot more...
Canberra, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I felt sorry for some of the animals being enclosed in such small and unnatural spaces, especially the Dolphins. The layout itself is quite nice and there is a diverse range of animals, although there are a lot better Zoos around the world. The facilities are good.

Visited September 2013
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Cambridge, England
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“Nice Venue and Parkland”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Built in an area of parkland, the visit to the zoo offerred an opportunity to take a pleasant walk whilstv vieing a range of animal species. If there is a correct approach to keeping animals in captivity, then Nuremburg is the way forward.

Visited September 2013
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Prague, Czech Republic
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“Dolphine show!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I am very happy that I had opportunity to visit this zoo. I had wonderful time here. Everything was very nice, but I especially loved manatees! ♥ Dophine show was so so so funny! :) The botanic part was the best, I took many pictures there. I recommend this friendly zoo to everybody!

Visited May 2013
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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fun for everyone of all ages!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Took the tram from Nuremberg Hauptbahnhof to the zoo, fantastic to ride through the trees directly to the zoo entrance. Good price for entry and very clean. A fantastic variety of animals to look at, we especially enjoyed the dolphins. A nice selection of food available in the restaurant, again very clean and friendly, helpful staff. Really enjoyed our day out, lots to see. Toilets also very clean and well presented.

Visited May 2013
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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“A lovely day out for all the family!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We really enjoyed our visit to the zoo in Nuernberg in August. The animals are spread over a large area which allows you to walk and spend a whole day looking around.
There are plenty of opportunities to sit and to have some food.
Don't miss the dolphin show! It is in German, but still worth it if you don't speak the language. You can see very well from every seat. The lagoon is very well made and you can see the animals under water as well.
We also loved the tropical house with its manatees. It is nicely done and you feel like in another world.
Some of the animal enclosures look a bit sad, like the lions', tigers' and polar bears'.
Our kids enjoyed the play areas.
We had food at the 'Waldschaenke' which was good and reasonable.
A lovely day out for everyone!

Visited August 2013
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