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“must see... amazing experience”
Review of Zoo Zurich

Zoo Zurich
Ranked #5 of 209 things to do in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: «People who know animals will protect them.» Up above the city of Zurich, spanning a surface of approximately 27 hectares, is Switzerland’s largest and most frequently visited cultural and educational institution: Zoo Zurich. The popular nationwide excursion destination wants to get people interested in animals and encourage them to play an active role in nature conservation and the protection of species.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Lockers / storage, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children
Navi Mumbai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“must see... amazing experience”
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Takes about 2 and half hours to visit all sections. Numerous species of snakes, insects, fishes, turtles, animals really take you by surprise. Watching the majestic lion is the highlight of the zoo

absolute delight irrespective of ur age... dont miss this one...

Visited November 2013
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Mountain View, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Beautiful and Clean Zoo”
Reviewed 8 November 2013

The Zurich Zoo is one of the most beautiful and interesting zoos I have ever been to. It is a very short walk from the tram (#6) and they have plenty of food options so you can have a longer stay. Despite the cold day almost all of the animals were out and about (I only missed the capybayras and red pandas). The habitats are well-kept, in good condition, and large. The indoor rainforest was gorgeous and gave a wonderful opportunity to see flora and fauna up close. Food was very reasonable for an attraction (especially in Switzerland). We paid less than 30 fr for schnitzel with fries and two drinks.

There are lots of picnic areas to take a rest and more than one play area for children. There is a good mixture of indoor and outdoor areas. There is also a petting area with several farm animals. The goats were so fun to see and feed (be prepared to get jumped on by eager goats and have your pants get muddy). The bat area was absolutely fascinating.

I highly recommend this attraction, whether you are solo, a couple, or a family.

Visited October 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Interesting & beautiful”
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Ok, the price is quite high for a family, but the zoo is really nice located and the staff is quite friendly. A must see in Zurich, not only for kids.

Visited September 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Nice city zoo in a great setting”
Reviewed 4 November 2013

I spent the best part of a day at the zoo on a lovely autumn day. It was easy and cheap to get to and offered a good view towards the lake and mountains.
The zoo is a good size for the city - especially as you are walking around (ie it is not so huge it needs a shuttle train).
The animals seemed happy enough and there are some programs for sustainability which is good.
The feeding times were clearly marked and was pleased to see the tigers getting their meat. Amazing creatures.
There is a huge new elephant home almost built which opens in spring.
Also enjoyed the rainforest at the end. It looks to be well established.

A great day out

Visited October 2013
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Ra'anana, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The Zoo”
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The best Zoo i traveled to.
clean and organized, nice restaurant.
Very unique animals and shows that you can enjoy.
the price is little bit high but it's decent

Visited October 2013
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