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“There is no better zoo with the price of free admission.”
Review of St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo
Ranked #1 of 258 things to do in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Visitors are wowed by this zoo that has 6,600 animals and 15 major exhibit areas.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“There is no better zoo with the price of free admission.”
Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

I can go back to the Saint Louis Zoo again and again. The experience never gets old!
It was hard to believe, but the weather was nice enough to spend the whole day in January. We were not disappointed. The zoo was up and running. I think we saw more animals up and moving than ever!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“One of hte most wonderful zoos in the world, fine plantings, wonderful collection of animals and it is all nsa and it ro”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Great animals in botanical garden. World class. And guests don't pay admission , the region's tax payers treat you to the day.

Visited February 2013
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Kansas City, Missouri
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“One of the best zoos in the USA”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

This is one of the best zoos in the US and certainly worth spending the day there. Admission is free and the grounds are well kept. The zoo is easy to navigate and you don't have to walk a great deal between exhibits.

Visited March 2012
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Buford, Georgia
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“A+++---the St. Louis Zoo!”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

This is one of St. Louis's pride and joys. It is a world class zoo. The animal enclosures are huge and natural looking. They are constantly adding on---just recently the new seal area opened and they love it. Before that were new penguin area, puffen coast, a petting area for rays, a huge cat country, childrens area, and much much more--starting with the huge walk through bird cage that was built for the 1904 World's Fair. The zoo continues to grow and get better and better even though you would think it couldn't get any better. As with a lot of other activities in St. Louis---it, too, is FREE!!! There is a parking lot with a fee, but if you're lucky enough to find parking on the street, that's free, too.

Visited October 2012
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Be sure to look up to see the lioness”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Happy animals in spacious habitats. The Aviary dates back to the turn of the century World's Fair. Take the train first, go back to what you like the most. Pack the car, parking is a pinch.

Visited February 2013
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