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Zoo Zurich

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Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+41 44 254 25 00
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A great day outdoors

I love zoos and this one is great! The natural environment is fantastic and the animals are given... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
atravelcat
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Athens, Greece
Not as expected

I was expected more , many animals are not their but they are working. Information signs are not... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
tekamoka
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Port Said, Egypt
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«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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love zoos and this one is great! The natural environment is fantastic and the animals are given plenty of space to move about or hide from annoying humans if they choose to -and this is what they did the sunny but cold day when...More

Thank atravelcat
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was expected more , many animals are not their but they are working. Information signs are not descriptive . I got confused to reach some animals. Price is high if compared to what you got

Thank tekamoka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of better options for kids in Zurich. Although the animals are kept in captive but the habitants built there are nice and very close to their actual ones.

Thank Umang A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard that Zurich Zoo is excellent, and it definitely is. Especially good for younger kids, but adults will like it as well. Tropical jungle area and elephants area especially good.

Thank BostonFrequentTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looked through the details on the website and while it seemed reasonable, the actual zoo was so much better. The elephant enclosure is amazing and the exotic animal house is great. Used the tram to get here, but there was plenty of parking when we...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This zoo is no ordinary zoo, they have the most beautiful habitats for the animals. Normally I don't like to see animals held captive but this zoo really takes loving care of the creatures. It was an amazing experience.

Thank JetSetGoTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a real great variety of animals in the zoo. kids having fun and the animals are happy. perfect day trip with kids.

Thank oigen2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to the zoo about 5 times, and it is always a treat..spring, summer and fall, I have not been there in winte

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We covered the whole museum in 2 hours. It was not big but had variety of animals like lion, elephant, tiger, owls, gorilla, monkeys and some more. It looked like there is some expansion in process to increase the size to bring in more animals....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo had a large range of wildlife. The highlight without a doubt are the 4 elephants with the baby elephant running around happy. There are many more amazing animals. The only negative aspect i noticed was that the descriptions were only in German and...More

Thank Pete H
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mysteryknight07
3 November 2017|
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Response from travelmaniac1977 | Reviewed this property |
It's open 365 days a year from 9 to 6 (winter months 5 p.m.). 21 and older pay 26.- , 16 to 20 it's 21.-, 6-15 is 13.- Swiss Francs. A family day pass would be 71. Kids younger than 6 are free. From the main train station it... More
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