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Dortmund Zoo

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Address: Mergelteichstr. 80, 44225 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 231 5028581
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09:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:30

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That'll Zoo Nicely

A broad range of animals in a very clean, well laid out zoo. Very little English so more a look at rather than learn about zoo. Again not much open during the winter season.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A broad range of animals in a very clean, well laid out zoo. Very little English so more a look at rather than learn about zoo. Again not much open during the winter season.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a great day here,family will love it.Was cold but sunny and all well laid out around the park. Lots to see and of course sausages !!! Ian Edinburgh

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Ive been to Dortmund a lot of times but this is the first i went to their zoo coz of my grandsons. It is huge and has magnificent landscape . I love the trees and gardens. Their restaurant amidst the trees is conveniently located near the children's park. Food in restaurant is also affordable and good. However i expected more... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The zoo layout offers rest and stress free time. It is not too overcrowded so you can actually see the animals. It specialises in the giant ant eater. German Zoo entry prices are quite moderate. So have a look.

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Thank sanikithegreat
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The zoo was great. So many things to see, the park itself is very large and had everything it said on the map. We got to see many types of birds, monkeys, sea life and large animals- lions, rhinos, leopards and giraffes. Great experience!!!!

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Nuuk, Greenland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I've visit some different zoo's in Europe and this most be the only one that actually didn't leave an imprint on me. It was very old and didn't hold all the animals as I expected. But it was cheap and there's a good relaxing atmosphere, that's about it.

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Thank Natasha Lea F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit ,some good activities for the kids,plenty of refreshment areas and toilet facilities.takes about 3 to 4 hours to see everything

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Thank Malcolm G
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

What a gorgeous zoo this is! Made a last minute decision to visit as there isn't much to do in Dortmund and we had the best day! A real good range of animals and shows. And we paid 4€ each! Easily spend a few hours here, even longer if you stay to watch all the feelings.

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Thank Chloe S
Reading, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Lovely Zoo, lots of ongoing work taking place to make the enclosures bigger, lovely range of animals but very hilly!

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Tirgu Mures, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

A very nice Zoo. A nice way to spend a day out surrounded by animals. Well keept and clean. All animals look fit and well care. Worth the money (pretty cheap for Germany) and the time spend.

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