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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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Below average

Not many animals were out due to the weather being told. The cat enclosures smelt awful and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile

Arrived by taxi and it was very cheap to enter. We went into the 'reptile house' reluctantly as the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea lions” (8 reviews)
“animals seem” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
al. Kasy Oszczednosci Miasta Krakowa 14, Krakow 30-232, Poland
+48 12 425 35 51
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not many animals were out due to the weather being told. The cat enclosures smelt awful and the aquarium also smelt awful. The only animals we could really see where the giraffes.

Thank Nanc88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived by taxi and it was very cheap to enter. We went into the 'reptile house' reluctantly as the smell coming from it was awful. The fish tanks were disgusting and some hot lamps were not even working. I couldnt even see the sealions (see...More

Thank 150amy123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Krakow Zoo after a recommendation from a friend and we were not disappointed. The zoo is nestled in woodland and is easily reachable by public transport and easy to access for everyone. We arrived and paid our entry fee which was quite cheap...More

Thank jayw1991
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I reached the zoo on a cold cloudy day when everything else in the city was closed due to the public holiday. The zoo was the only place that was open. It is a nice place with a beautiful landscape. But I guess it would...More

Thank GlobalCitizen_2011
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Since our last visit to the Krakow zoo they have expanded, there are new animals, a pool with seals. Place with giraffes is unique, you can approach them and observe as in nature.

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I visited zoo with friends from work and I had a great time like a little child! Animals are treated well and they have so big cages!

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Krakow zoo is small but has a varied and interesting selection of well looked after animals. Our boys aged 9 and 11 enjoyed it very much as did we and we had a lovely couple of hours there. We walked out there as it was...More

Thank Crispin W
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Zoo is beautiful, in the middle of the forest, clean, comfortable and interesting. I spent there 3 hours with my daughter and we came back to Krakow because SHE was tired... :) It was nice watching Penguins feeding. If you come on 09:00 you...More

Thank Yafita
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Most of the animals were missing, no giraffes. We saw the elephants for 5 minutes and they disappeared. Also the animals are too far away from the pathway , really does not worth going ! I’m disappointed . It’s good only if you want to...More

Thank irenaam
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Unfortunately I can not recommend this place as a women who worked here was so rude to us that it actually ruined our whole day. When leaving the zoo there is a shop on the right which we went into to ask if there was...More

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23 November 2017|
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Response from Divemaster_Steve | Reviewed this property |
The zoo costs £4 and you pay at the gate
Raquel M
6 March 2017|
Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
you need to go to Krakow Football Stadium about a 15 min walk from the centre or catch a bus/tram there and there's a bus will take you directly to the zoo