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“Great zoo... One of the best ones that I have been to.”

Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig)
Ranked #1 of 143 things to do in Leipzig
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“Great zoo... One of the best ones that I have been to.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012 via mobile

This zoo had the vintage old looking zoo with a modern twist of the animal habitats. It was not your average animal in a cage look at the poor thing be miserable zoo. It had a little portion of its habitat. It is pretty big and spacious and we could not cover it all. It is one that you would like to go early in the morning to maximize the time. The zoo is located in the city and parking was easily accessible in the parking garage across the street.

I guess the only gripe I can say is that it did not accept visa or MasterCard. So count on taking cash if you do not have a German bank account with an EC card.

Overall I think it was by far the best zoo I have been to. I liked it even more than the San Diego zoo. But that is entirely my opinion.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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“Nice Green Space, Sad Conditions”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2012

The zoo has a nice green space but the conditions for many of the larger animials is really disturbing.

Visited August 2012
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Berlin, Germany
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“great zoo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

go early, take your time and just enjoy it. take some lunch with you as its expensive inside. gwondoland was amazing...but the boat trip is only good if you speak german

Visited August 2012
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Frankfurt, Germany
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“Best Zoo ever...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

Leipzig Zoo is one of the best zoos I have visited with a large number of animals. The Carnivores and the Reptiles were the best part. Too bad it was a rainy day when I visited the place, as many animals retreated into their enclosures and it wasn't possible to see all animals.

Visited July 2012
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Baku, Azerbaijan
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“Super”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

Very interesting zoo.It's very huge,and i spent there almost 4 hours.Amazing,i've never seen such big zoo. The good point is you can rest there.Every 10-15 minutes is cafe,or a place where you can drink something. I would recommend to everybody visit the zoo.

Visited July 2012
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