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“The savannah in Leipzig's city center”

Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig)
Ranked #1 of 143 things to do in Leipzig
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Leipzig, Germany
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3 reviews
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“The savannah in Leipzig's city center”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

This zoo has been our kids playground for many of the weekends in the first year we lived here. Beside the amazing variety of animals, the sceneries in which they are to see lead your journey from one land to the next, inside as well as outside, and you'll soon forget that the city center is within a couple of minutes walk. Definitely worth the visit, in almost any weather condition.

Visited October 2013
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Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
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22 reviews
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“Summertime when spring is still cold”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

I went to the Zoo and started with the tropical indoor park.
It's lovely arranged like the other theme areas with interesting information about nature's history or the different animals.
A family trip is not cheap but worth money.

Visited March 2013
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24 reviews
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“More than just a zoo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

The best zoo I've ever visited: the amazing Gondwanaland, spectacular animals who are obviously happy and well looked after and a variety of great restaurants. I don't generally enjoy zoos but this really is a fantastic day out in an otherwise spectacular city.

Visited September 2013
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Maun, Botswana
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70 reviews
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“Nice place to relax, not far from the city center”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

The Zoo is within easy reach with public transport. Head for the restaurant overlooking the savannah, it's like a little holiday watching zebra, giraffe and other antelopes passing by. For German speakers, for some animals their keepers give explanation during show feeding.

Visited August 2013
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Norfolk, Massachusetts
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“Nice for a walk but not all that great”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

I took the tram over for visit of the zoo. Be warned they only take cash and debit cards...no credit cards. Starts out crowded but things thin out quickly. Animals pretty much in cages. The wild African animal exhibit was pretty good with a restaurant overlooking the giraffes outside. The baboons and chimps were pretty good but the elephants looked sad. Didn't see any lions or tigers. Plenty of places to get a snack at a reasonable price. If you think this is in the same league as the Bronx, San Diego, or DC zoo's it isn't. This is more like Franklin Park in Boston or the zoo up in Rochester NY

Visited September 2013
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