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Koelner Zoo

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Riehler Str. 173, 50735 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 180 5 280101
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Riehler Str. 173, 50735 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 180 5 280101
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not a great believer of Zoo’s and nothing here made me feel any different, however wife loves the zoo’s and she really enjoyed this zoo, so going from what the wife enjoyed, get yourself here and enjoy the day

Thank Glenn J
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we were with our small children in Cologne, decided to visit this zoo. It is huge, but not so exotic like in India. There are many animals like camel, chimpanzees, tiger, cheetah, lions, bear, hippos, giraffes, humboldt penguins, elephants etc. We were very lucky...More

Thank Mumbai_Lover77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Putting aside the ethical questions about zoos this is a fabulous example with all the animals in large bespoke settings with lots to do. The themed settings are reminiscent of Busch Gardens in Florida. Wide range of animals inc Apes,Big cats,reptiles and a separate Aquarium....More

Thank Jonesfamilyislington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there at 11am and at 5 there was still things that we did not see.This is a very big zoo with lots of animal species. We could hardly come back since we liked to see animals again. There was also a play ground...More

Thank hoda g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a large, well laid-out zoo with many attractions and an unbelievable collection. Many trails and exhibits and some well designed buildings (the Hippodome was especially inventive). The animals are close and active and the behaviors of most lack the patterned behaviors that animals...More

1  Thank Brad J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the zoo with our 5 year old daughter and she loved it. It has a lot of animals including the 2 humped camel, chimpanzees, tiger, cheetah, lions, bear, hippos, giraffes, humboldt penguins, elephants . We had a good time in the zoo. Must...More

Thank Rajarshi C
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is one really big Zoo with huge variety of animals from all over the world. You should visit this place with your family and kids.

Thank chochoVisor
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We visited on Monday. Great day out and lovely food in the restaurant. A must visit if you come to Köln.

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

What an amazing zoo. So much to See clean easy to get around and great play area at the top half way round to stop and have a picnic or coffee lots of tabels. This place is not to be missed spent pretty much all...More

1  Thank moomins23
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

A vast zoo with all manner of mammals, insects, reptiles, birds and fish. Anything from penguins to piranha, snow leopard to snakes. There really is a lot here and it is a big zoo so make sure you reserve plenty of time to see it....More

2  Thank Matthew C
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Karina M
6 December 2017|
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Response from JadeAndJosh | Reviewed this property |
Disabled visitors have to pay but if they have someone over 12 accompany them (like a carer for example) that person goes free
17 September 2016|
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Response from DetlevCGN | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure, please check the webside.
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Abdelrahman Z
10 September 2016|
Response from karhol549 | Reviewed this property |
There is a big parking place under the streets to the Autobahn, close the zoo.