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Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia

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Address: Via Pieve a Celle Nuova 160/A, 51100 Pistoia, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0573 911219
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09:30 - 19:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:30 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Lovely walk in the zoo that is stroller friendly. We went on a Monday ....few people, free parking. There are some areas under construction for the Penguins but overall great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
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Pistoia, Italy
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Quarrata, Italy
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's very beatifull and with many many differnt animals, very fine garden to walk around, to make picnic, to have a very great day expecially with all family.

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ZoodiPistoia, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! 5 stars is very great for us! We hope you should come back again! All the best. More 

UK
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52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This was an excellent trip. It was my wife, my 20month son and I. The park has lots of shade, a good range of animals (lion, bear, tiger, elephant, giraffe, etc). The enclosures seemed a decent size and the animals happy(to my untrained eye). The park is small enough that it is a comfortable size to walk around but as... More 

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Thank Harribo45
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This was a nice & pleasant place to visit which offers a nice ambience for the various animals which are hosted in it! The animals seem to be very well kept & the giraffe & elephants were very friendly too!! Hehe!! The place seems to be family run and the staff are very jolly & helpful!! Definitely a place worth... More 

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Chippenham, UK
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46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a great little zoo to spend a few hours at. Lots of variety of animals - lions, tigers, reptiles, elephants, giraffes, hippos, plenty of monkeys, and a farmyard area. Decent kids playground and cafe, plus several picnic areas. Given the Tuscan sun, it's also great that the vast majority of the zoo is shady. Nice destination for kids... More 

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Thank JamesSkinner
Pistoia, Italy
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33 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely walk in the zoo that is stroller friendly. We went on a Monday ....few people, free parking. There are some areas under construction for the Penguins but overall great outing especially the Tibetan panda area and central playground. Zoo keepers should take more care of maintenance as trash cans were rather full probably a result of more flow over... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Great alternate day out in Tuscany. Kids loved it. As in previous reviews. Cafe really good but there are lots of shady tables dotted around if you wanted take your own food.

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france
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141 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the zoo with our animal-loving daughter (9 years old) and really enjoyed to stroll through the shady green park. Most of the animals are kept in relatively generous enclosures, yet some are rather small, but renovations are ongoing. The zoo also features a surprisingly nice restaurant.

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Thank Member_France
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

My wife and I visited in July 2016 with our three daughters, 22 and twins of 15. They really love animals. One graduated the week before and one planning to work with animals. This was a small, lovely and shaded zoo, perfect for kids of all ages; including me! The cafe bar was awesome and the friendly service with excellent... More 

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Thank Phil A
UK
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I had never heard of this zoo before - I stumbled upon it in a guidebook for things to do near Lucca. However, it is long established (opened in 1970) and is an excellent way to spend a day with the children. There is a very wide selection of animals from penguins to tigers, as well as various play areas... More 

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Asker, Norway
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Visited This zoo with kids aged 5 and 3,5 years old. Perfect place to visit for a day on vacation. Quiet and not to big. Just one cafe open.

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