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Tallinn Zoo

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Address: Paldiski mnt 145 | Ehitajate tee 150, Tallinn 13522, Estonia
Phone Number: +372 694 3300

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It's a soviet zoo combined with a new modern era.

The old parts of the zoo is surprise soviet standard but the new part is great. Its well planned and will do much good for the animals.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Matias L
Western Finland, Finland
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tallinn zoo is a nice zoo but unfortunately the old Sovjet style is still visible there. All the animals urgently need better accomodation. However the zoo is doing its best to improve the animals situations by getting funds to give the animals a better life.

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Western Finland, Finland
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old parts of the zoo is surprise soviet standard but the new part is great. Its well planned and will do much good for the animals.

Thank Matias L
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Pretty big zoo, but you can se almost everything in on visit, a very wide variety of animals, there's also a kiddies section for kids

Thank Sherwyn G
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This was the second time I visited this place - previous one was with my hubby and this time with my teenage daughter. Overall experience is really good: lots of space and nice variety of animals. Even though some of the cages are small, you can see the progress and renovation going on. What was disappointing in our visit outside... More 

1 Thank Johanna H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Tallinn Zoo is located in the western suburbs, it is best visited together with the Estonian Open Air Museum, which is only a few bus stops away..I visited the zoo on a cold October morning when almost noone else was around. As it was also a sunny morning, most of the animal came out and could be seen. Tallinn Zoo... More 

1 Thank Markus A. W
Tallinn, Estonia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The zoo area is pretty big so be ready to walk a lot. There are many animals, for example polar bears and seals. The living conditions of the animals could be better and they could also keep more coffees/ice cream places etc. open but generally a great visit. The student ticket is pretty affordable.

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Naantali, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Located little outside of town, next to large shopping mall Rocca Al Mare. After visiting at least 20 different Zoos around the world, this is one of the smallest and not the fanciest, but still real nice and definitely worth of visit. They are doing renovations, so year after year they are getting better. We didn't saw any stressful animals... More 

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Wezemaal, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We always try to visit the local zoo. Tallinn zoo has a lot to offer. It still needs work on several cages, but they are really fully engaged into making this happen. So, in a probably short while, this will become a really great zoo. Things you have to visit though are the alpinarium with their superb collection of all... More 

1 Thank Filip100
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Considering what shoestring budget the Tallinn Zoo is running on the staff is doing an amazing job! Kudos to all of you! Compared to other zoos Tallinn zoo is relatively tiny, although they've expanded a lot over the past few years. But in this case the small size is a plus, as our little ones (3 and 5) were able... More 

1 Thank Blumit
Stamford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We went to the zoo thinking it would be a great oppurtunity to see what it had to offer! Such a sad place! Animals looked distressed with a lot pacing up and down! The brown bear had sores on its paws from its small concrete enclosure. Around the zoo numerous animals showed signs of destress or injury! If we could... More 

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