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Krakow Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny)

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al. Kasy Oszczednosci Miasta Krakowa 14, Krakow 30-232, Poland
+48 12 425 35 51
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Quite a small zoo, easy to walk around in nice weather. Cheap entry which equals around £4 for an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chloe B
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Best zoo I’ve been to

Wear comfortable shoes as when you arrive at the zoo you need to walk 1.5km do the car park or get... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Graeme_belfast1
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Krakow Zoo’s 17 hectares (42 acres) accommodate more than 1,400 animals. Its most prized residents include herds of pygmy hippopotamus and Przewalski horses, Somali wild ass, Pere David's deer, barasingha, South American tapir, white camel, South American sea lions, several species of wild cats and rare antelopes such as addax, eastern bongo and waterbuck.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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al. Kasy Oszczednosci Miasta Krakowa 14, Krakow 30-232, Poland
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+48 12 425 35 51
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a small zoo, easy to walk around in nice weather. Cheap entry which equals around £4 for an adult

Thank Chloe B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wear comfortable shoes as when you arrive at the zoo you need to walk 1.5km do the car park or get on the bus which costs only 2PLN each. The buses were packed and so we decided to walk up the hill in 30c sun...More

1  Thank Graeme_belfast1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to spend 3-4 hrs there! The animals didn't seem to suffer, their 'cages' were clean and well maintained. Great place to go with your kids or alone if you want to get out of the city. Awesome. You can take the bus 134...More

Thank Danijela J
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Pleasantly surprised at the variation and condition of the animals. The zoo is well kept and clean. Entry ticket costs only 18 PLN about £4. Cafes inside and at entrance, reasonably priced.

Thank Rob B
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Was a bit apprehensive as previous reviews before we visited were very mixed, well it seems Krakow has made lots of improvements as the zoo was super, great location, easy to get there by bus (#134 3.70 Zloti, have some change for the machine) lots...More

1  Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

* Beautiful location - in the woods * No car or city noise * A little bit of work being done close to the entrance which seems like it will turn out nice - wish they used electric appliances and electric heavy machinery though to...More

Thank LarsP1981
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The trip to this Zoo was a bit spontaneous, as me and my boyfriend was originally visiting the piłsudskiego mound that's in the area. The forest around is quite nice and shadowy (especially on a warm sunny day) and we found ourselves wondering down towards...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Before our visit, I was somewhat worried about what I might find when I go due to some of the reviews here. To be honest - my worries weren't justified. The zoo is totally comparable to other smaller(?) zoos in Europe - by size and...More

Thank Jana P
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Went to krakow zoo on tues from town centre by taxi. It cost around 30 zlt but it was a nice enough drive. The zoo itself was situated up in the trees in a nice setting. I thought the first few enclosures were a bit...More

2  Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

This is a nice zoo Best is the nice long walk before you come to the zoo on the top. But like lot of places in Poland the still are back in old days with only cash. Not credit card, no mobile pay.. so you...More

2  Thank BallonGert
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I would also add that you could try to buy reduced tickets for children/students, me and my boyfriend bought two student tickets and she didn’t ask for any confirmation. (I have a Norwegian student ID and my boyfriend is... More
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joanne2724
22 April 2018|
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Yes, I’m pretty sure. I tried to google it but ofcourse my computer froze. It said that in the summer it’s opened from 9-19. 9-17 in the spring and autumn. There were no clarifications as to when exactly the time shifts from... More
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