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Zoo Dresden

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Address: Tiergartenstr. 1, 01219 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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+49 351 478060

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We visited this Zoo in the afternoon after we visited the Great Garden, Most of the animals were not in the Den or were sleeping. We missed the Snow Leopard. We could see the... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Pune, India
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San Luis Obispo, CA
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145 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I'm sorry to see that this zoo has mixed reviews. I loved it. In fact, I liked it more than Prague Zoo. At first I was worried, as it looked like the animals were in these small areas, but then you see that the area is connected to two other areas. So, they end up having a lot of areas... More 

Thank Backpacker_0905
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

... and so it went on and on through the whole Zoo. I couldn't recommend this place with the focus on service.

Thank Robert T
Warrington, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I must admit that I am fairly undecided about a zoo. Yes some, like our nearest in Chester, are heavily involved in conservation work, but I am uncomfortable about seeing animals pacing up and down well worn paths in poor enclosures as with some here. The one where the lions are kept is a very stark environment although a new... More 

Thank 190764Ramblingman
Pune, India
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45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We visited this Zoo in the afternoon after we visited the Great Garden, Most of the animals were not in the Den or were sleeping. We missed the Snow Leopard. We could see the Lions but they were sleeping. The Penguins are very small and are kept in an open pond. The Best part was the Giraffe & the oldest... More 

Thank AnupNair87
Wroclaw, Poland
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83 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A good place for walk. But, please, don't expect very huge number of animals. I remember especially szympansie and mini pandas. The best way to get a zoo is narrow rail-way (take train for instance from the Glass Factory)

Thank Dilenciya
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We visited Dresden in summer 2016. Historical city is nice, but Zoo is super. When i saw pictures from war. I must tell, that is incredible how they repair their city. In Zoo we saw elephants, giraffes, lions and atc. There is many places for relax and many playground. If you want visit Dresden with child you must visit Zoo... More 

Thank Michal S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

i have to admit, it is a great place if you have kids - there are so many play opportunities for the little ones. but as an adult, i was quite disappointed... a lot of animals (i would say 1/4) were just not there... it is not fun to look at the empty cages, even if the entrance is actually... More 

Thank Daria T
Dresden, Germany
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

It is worth the price considering the amount of animals the Zoo has. Overall I am satisfied. I personally like the suricates very much

Thank Rui V
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134 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

The zoo isn’t very large, but quite nicely laid out. Easy to get to, with a tram-stop just outside. Cages/enclosures where fairly OK, but some aviaries were overstocked (and smelly!). We came on a fairly cold day, so some animals had retired to their dens. The dholes were putting on a good show, which was fun as they aren’t that... More 

Thank Sitta
Sofia, Bulgaria
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50 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

If you are travelling with kids, going to Dresden Zoo is a must. It is not big one, but it is arranged with taste and provides excellent moments for you and your kid - watching the animals, or touching some of them. Both my wife and daughter were excited there. You can easily spend even a whole day here if... More 

Thank George_Rusev

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