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“Absolutly lovely”
Review of Lisbon Zoo

Lisbon Zoo
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$35.37*
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Lisbon Zoo Entrance Ticket Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #25 of 422 things to do in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: LISBON ZOO – GO AROUND THE WORLD IN JUST ONE DAY At Lisbon Zoo, we invite you to travel around the world without leaving Lisbon. Find the Sumatran Tigers in the dense vegetation of the Rainforest, observe lions, giraffes and elephants behaviour at the dry African Savannah and dazzle with the majestic flight of the colourful birds of South America. Our mission is to develop and promote a zoological and botanical park, as a centre of conservation, reproduction and reintroduction of endangered species, through scientific investigation and environmental enrichment programs. Along with education is a strong entertainment component that will ensure a great family time, always with the conviction that when visiting Lisbon Zoo you’re contributing to this great project of conservations of endangered species and their habitats.
Paris, France
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Absolutly lovely”
Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

A very lovely zoo. A great entertainment for children and parents too. The price of the tickets is a little bit high but probably maintaining the zoo it costs a lot.

Visited February 2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“Mature well laid out zoo”
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Not at all a big fan of zoos but this one is the best i've been to for a long time. The zoo is set in a mature area just outside the city centre (good access by bus or metro) with lots of shade provided by the well tended gardens and trees. The thing that strikes you is how close you can get to the animals even though they have large areas to roam. The zoo is divided into sections and it is easy to navigate through. We only intended to stay for a couple of hours but ended up staying all day - you can re-enter the zoo at any time during the day. We definitely had our monies worth - yes it is quite expensive - but that reflects the quality of this attraction.

Visited July 2013
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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“good shade”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

a little expensive for half a day but it was enjoyable. I liked the monkeys and the cable car. there were few crowds on this weekday. the shows were in Portuguese so we mostly looked at the animals. also took the train ride which costs an extra Euro for some reason though it's not as good as the tram. it's easy to get here on the metro.

Visited July 2013
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Cologne
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“A lovely zoo ! A great day out !”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

I have to admit, I love Zoos in general and this one is another great one to add to the list. The animal species on display are varied and all the habitats are spacious and well designed. There is a white tiger, a big gorilla, elephants, zebras, some crazy parrots and lots of turtles :-). The park itself and walking around in the zoo is a lovely way to spend time, even without looking at the animals and you will find yourself enjoying the scenery many times during the day, sitting down on a park bench eating ice cream or drinking a cappucino. There is an amazing cable car ride that takes up to 2 people in a carriage all over the zoo, offering great views (we floated right across a herd of lions sleeping in the sun, a magical moment) and it is quite an experience to drive through the treetops with a friend of your loved one. The dolphin show was impressive, although I am not really keen on animal training for the purpose of circus shows, so you might want to miss that one,

Visited July 2013
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Webster, New Hampshire
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“Zoo in the Heat”
Reviewed July 18, 2013

This is an excellent zoo. We've been to zoos all over the world and this one rates right up there with the best. It was a very hot day, but there is plenty of shade so it was comfortable. Do be sure to get a map as you go in so you don't miss anything including the pet cemetery, which is just past the bears. There are several things included in your entrace fee (we got the senior discount) one is the sea lion/seal show which lasts an hour and the other is the overhead tram. Prices for food are also reasonable. The only problem we had was trying to find the exit at the end of the day. We spent about five hours there so you can tell there was lots to see and do.

Visited July 2013
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