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“Good Zoo and nice day trip” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Koelner Zoo

Koelner Zoo
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US$25.96*
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Cologne Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Rhine River Sightseeing Cruise
Ranked #2 of 233 things to do in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This zoo has more animals than any other zoological park in Germany and boasts an aquarium and the world's largest elephant park in northern Europe. Open 365 days a year; in the summer hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Manchester, England
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“Good Zoo and nice day trip”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

We were staying in Dusseldorf but it's only 20 minutes on the train then a quick tram ride to Cologne Zoo! The station is called Zoo and is right outside the entrance.

The cost is around €17 for an adult and the Zoo is pretty big so it takes a while to get around, which is good to pass the time. Lots of animals to see and their enclosures were all well maintained and they all seemed quite happy actually, apart from the sleeping ones! We did arrive at feeding time and the Baboon feeding was very interesting to see!

Visited June 2014
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“worth going even if you do not have kids in the trip”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

Huge zoo with plenty animals to see. If possible make your trip arround animal feeding time.. its fun to watch animal care takers feeding them. Also visit the aquarium. It has good collection of fishes and other animals like frogs, lizzards etc.

Visited June 2014
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“So nature”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

Costs 17 euro. But it cost every cent of the price! Really greate place to visit with kids. There's minimum of cages and maximum of animals in nature.

Visited June 2014
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“Good walk ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

We went there by a cruise, and there was a big garden and trains station beside the zoo which made it a good trip (we weren't tired of walking). The zoo had different animals like camels, elephants, giraffes, deers, many types of birds, fish... There were a lot of kids, and they were playing in a playground. There are some restaurants or cafes and shops.

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Helsinki, Finland
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“a nice family location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

This is a large zoo that has a plenty of different animals, including elephants, giraffes and gorillas. With a map it is easy to navigate. There are informative explanations about the animals.

Visited May 2014
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