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Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig)

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Lovely, well designed zoo with mostly excellent enclosures

My wife and I visited the zoo predominantly to see the two Formosan (Chinese) Pangolins that are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
one day is hardly enough for enjoying all

leipzig zoo is one of the biggest and famous ones in all europe. In a good weather it is one of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Istanbul, Turkey
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Pfaffendorfer-Strasse 29, 04105, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 5933500
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the zoo predominantly to see the two Formosan (Chinese) Pangolins that are resident, the only two Pangolins in the whole of Europe. The Pangolins are in a small enclosure in the elephant house, and we were delighted to see them...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

leipzig zoo is one of the biggest and famous ones in all europe. In a good weather it is one of the things need to be done in leipzig especially if you are with kid(s). the entrance fees can be some cheaper. As I remeber...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

One of the best zoos in Europe, specifically the newly designed animal worlds - you need some time and a bit of luck to spot the animals in the large and green areas. There are usually several viewing spots that enable the search from different...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lumaD
Reviewed 29 October 2018

I think one of the most beautiful zoo I have ever visited. The animals are well fed and seem to be happy with the zoo. There are many options for children and the greenhouse for the animals to stay in the winter is great, Not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vanessa S
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I went to this zoo after reading that was one of kind, modern and unique. Unfortunately there was some unpleasant situations that I did not expect when you visit a zoo. The worst was that everywhere I went there was people smoking! I can not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank frantaztika
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The zoo was divided by regions. The amazon rainforest was my favorite with the monkeys park. It is a must go, you can spend an entire day there and will still missed things to do or see. They have restaurants in every area. Service is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trail798412
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Didn't expect the place is so huge! We spend there ~4 hours and see less than half of the zoo. One of the biggest Leipzig's attractions. Good access by any means of transportation. When tired there are many possibilities to rest and eat. Lots of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lucylda
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Very nice zoo, little bit expensive, but with nice atmosphere. I can recomand this place with oř without children.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Zbyněk Z
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

One of the best laid out zoo's I have been to, animals all looked in tip top condition. The enclosures are large and nice to see a mixture of animals together. Spent 3.5 hours there including a snack. Would recommend for 21 Euro entrance fee...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank josephmpaterson
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The Bear Pit play area was a huge hit with my teenage daughters. There are mazes and things to discover everywhere. There is something anarchic to it.The zoo is very good also.

Date of experience: August 2018
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18 November 2018|
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Response from W2256QFjackh | Reviewed this property |
We visited in July and it was perfect weather. I have never been to Saxony in the Spring but can only assume it is much cooler. The zoo is amazing and can easily take most of a day to see it all. Leipzig is a nice town and I... More
14 March 2015|
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Response from smoothx | Reviewed this property |
That's insane. U never ever see everything and have enough time in three hours! I would spent one day at the open area and one day in Gondwana land ... if you rush through u miss all the details and especially if u have kids... More
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14 March 2015|
Response from CBWB | Reviewed this property |
A normal ticket costs 18,50 Euro and for a child 11,00 Euro.
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