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“Dolphin show good but enclosures very small” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Lisbon Zoo (Jardim Zoologico de Lisboa)

Lisbon Zoo (Jardim Zoologico de Lisboa)
Estrada de Benfica 158-160, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 217 232 910
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Ranked #21 of 338 things to do in Lisbon
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Lisbon Zoo features 2,000 animals and a dolphin show.
Dublin, Ireland
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Dolphin show good but enclosures very small”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

This zoo felt very old fashioned. A lot of the animals were in very small enclosures. The lions had decent enough space but most were in very small cages. The monkeys had about a shed for each species. Felt uncomfortable because of this. Also they were promoting white tigers which are not an endangered species but tend to be inbred. They even said in the white tiger information how many are born blind. Most responsible zoos don't promote them as they are not healthy.

Visited February 2013
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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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“Great in Spring and Autumn to go with children!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I try to go there with my kids at least once a year ! Its nicer when the weather is mild. We love the dolphin show , is always very exciting! You can visit all the animals or just see the ones you like the most and enjoy the outdoor space. Children always love it!

Visited April 2012
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Derby, United Kingdom
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“Family day out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Not dissapointed great place to spend the day or with the family well worth a look easy to find at the top end of the city

Visited March 2012
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Lisbon
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“Go go ...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

It is my favorite afternoon with my kids.
Lisbon Zoo is compketly renewed, try the apes, the tigers, the dolphins show and check the feeding timetable for several species.
Go for merry go round and facial paintings.

Visited November 2012
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“It is not a very big Zoo but is clean and pleasent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Take the tube for "Sete Rios" and go to the zoo. Is a old one but interesting because it has been rebuilt and with new species. If you travel with children they will love it. a bit out the center and you will not find many shopping around.

Visited January 2013
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