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Tiergarten Schoenbrunn - Zoo Vienna

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Address: Vienna 1130, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 87792940
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Zoo Vienna, the oldest existing zoo in the world founded in 1752....

Zoo Vienna, the oldest existing zoo in the world founded in 1752. Schonbrunn Zoo was voted Europe's best in 2008, 2010 and 2012.

Schonbrunn Zoo is the perfect place for a journey into the fascinating world of the animal kingdom. Open year round, it combines the highlights of the natural world with an unparalleled history as the world's oldest and Europe's best zoo. It is part of Schonbrunn as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage listed site and home to more than 700 species of animals. Marvel at the Giant pandas, tigers, orangutans, koalas and elephants, immerse yourself in the magic of the Amazon and feel the heat of a tropical rainforest in the heart of Europe. Moderated feeding sessions, guided tours and a trip aboard the panorama train turn a trip to the zoo into an unforgettable experience.

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Vienna's Schonbrunn Zoo and Giant Ferris Wheel
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Baby Pandas Not on View Yet!

We had hoped to see the twin baby pandas born in August, but although there is a screen showing them from birth to the present day, ''Fu Feng" and "Fu Ban" are still in the hollow... read more

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful old enclosures do not make it fair on the animals living their now. Much better zoos available.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had hoped to see the twin baby pandas born in August, but although there is a screen showing them from birth to the present day, ''Fu Feng" and "Fu Ban" are still in the hollow trunk in the Panda houses where their mother Yang Yang brought them to, which you can't see from the visitor area. They aren't yet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Schoenbrunn zoo on a very damp Friday afternoon whilst visiting Vienna in November 2016. Despite the weather we had a brilliant three hours here and i would happily return in the future. I tend to visit the local zoo wherever i travel and this is easily one of the best i have ever visited. The zoo is in... More 

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Its an amazing zoo very huge lots of different species of aminals. Loved it. Also the weather was amazing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Vienna zoo was unique from others I have seen. More of historical buildings when compared to greenery I was expecting. Rare animals such as the panda collection they have. Walking around on a cold, windy, misty day was a bit confusing even with a map in hand. Some construction going on towards the entrance. Good short visit for the rare... More 

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I'm not normally taken with zoo's, but the animals were very well cared for and from what we saw, had masses of space. Particularly impressed with the tigers, lions, Giant Panda's and Polar Bears.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have visited this Zoo with my friends and found the best ever seen. This zoo is full of all possible and positive surprises and a fun place for family and friends. A must visit place during Vienna trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent the day here during one of my days in Vienna. The highlights of my visit was going into the bat cave and having bats fly around me. It was fun and scary. I also, hiked up to an old restored Austrian farm house and organic cafe for lunch. It was a fun and interesting place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My sister was really keen to go to visit the zoo on our long weekend trip to Vienna. Using the Big Bus hop on hop off service we made our way to the Palace. Initially I didn't think much of the zoo - it seemed small & quiet. However as we made our way through we were blown away by... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love visiting a zoo when I'm on holiday and booked our hotel (Austrian Trend Scronbrunn) as it was across the road! Zoo itself it well laid out and easy to get around, plenty of toilets, cafes etc. Good selection of animals, I thought some pens could've been larger/ more stimulating for the animals...particularly the elephants. Poor things looked depressed!

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Vienna’s 13th district has always been in the shadow of Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens, but has interesting hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Allow half a day for the imposing Habsburg residence and the gardens with Gloriette belvedere. Reserve the other half to discover the secret charms of this posh residential neighbourhood. Sneak out of the gardens at Hietzinger Tor (Hietzing Gate) and head down Hietzinger Hauptstrasse for Kaiserpavillon (Emperor’s pavilion), an Art Nouveau gem right on top of U4’s metro railtracks. At local institutions Café Dommayer and restaurant Plachutta you can mingle with residents, their families and friends. Dommayer has risen to fame since waltz king Johann Strauss and his orchestra performed there regularly. If you want to go beyond private villa gazing visit Klimtvilla and Hermesvilla. Art Nouveau genius Gustav Klimt had his last studio in a now beautifully renovated villa, which is open during spring and summer. Hermesvilla at Lainzer Tiergarten animal enclosure and nature park is a must for all romantics and fans of Empress Sissi.
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