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Moscow Zoo

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Recently renovated, this relatively small, 100-year-old city zoo, exhibits animals from around the world.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
B. Gruzinskaya 1, Moscow 123242, Russia
+7 499 252-29-51
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the zoo during a Moscow visit. It was pretty cold so the animals were mostly inside. The zoo is huge. Too big to visit in one day. We walked for 3 hours and saw most of the indoor exhibits. Lovely place and very nicely...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lxd0yo4
Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

Was there with my wife an average zoo cause we visited zoo winter time and many animals was not outside to see due to cold also in my opinion the should have a place to sit and drink something not only kiosk for taking hot...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andreas N
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Though this isn't a top destination; for kids it might still be worth it. By international standards it is ok; but it is still an option for families, conveniently located downtown.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alid134
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very broad range of animals and birds. Can easily keep children, particularly young ones, happy for quite a few hours. The animals seem well cared for but whilst we were there we did not see any organized feedings.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank christouLondon
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful zoo to visit. Credit cards accepted universally. Plenty of places to eat and shop for souvenirs. Children friendly zoo. Lots of animals to see. Plan ahead, zoo is large area and will require more time than thought. 4 hours can go by fast. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank allistare
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Habitats looked clean and well maintained, though a bit small, and the animals seemed healthy. Variety is good but not spectacular—I was expecting a little more from the zoo in the capital city of the world’s largest country—but there were a lot of animals from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank apell01
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Cages for animals are small. Animals are not well kept, many have skin problems. There were many empty cages.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank singularitysoon
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Hello. I dont know what to say. More care essential for animals. Squirrels are beautiful creatures in the Zoo.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank semelkinairenesi2018
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

my friends and I were really shocked when we visited the moscow zoo earlier today. some of the compunds are definitely too small for the animals living in there and others were huge. seemed like the compounds were chosen randomly. the crocodiles for example are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Muriel A
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Red pandas, funny and grumpy manul cats, great night life exposition as always! You can feed the ducks, may check all the stages of shark embryo. The gift shop is nice as well

Date of experience: May 2018
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The neighborhood is divided into two major halves by
Krasnaya Presnya street: the southern part highlights
Moscow city – businesses contained in skyscrapers
along with the White House - where the Russian
government works. The north is a bit more relaxed and
casual, visitors here will find the Moscow zoo,
National Centre for Contemporary Arts and a number of
fine restaurants. The beautiful neo-gothic Cathedral
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26 April 2018|
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Response from Steeve P | Reviewed this property |
It's about €10 if I remember well. You can buy the ticket online if you understand Russian, no problem. If you don't, you might get into trouble because all the pages are not translated into English... But don't worry, there... More
21 June 2017|
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Response from MoscowSwan | Reviewed this property |
5 pounds, roughly
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