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Riga Zoo

#21 of 225 things to do in Riga Features Animals
Me_a prospekts 1, Riga 1014, Latvia
7518409
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Great place

Entry is cheap and you can spend a day at the zoo with your family and especially the little ones... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cladeh
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Porvoo, Finland
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Riga Zoo

Disaster! The cages for the animals was way too small and really filthy. The hippo's cage was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ulrika P
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  • Average14%
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Me_a prospekts 1, Riga 1014, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entry is cheap and you can spend a day at the zoo with your family and especially the little ones won't get bored. I am 20+ and I've had a good time every time I've visited the zoo. Some of the cages are a bit...More

Thank Cladeh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disaster! The cages for the animals was way too small and really filthy. The hippo's cage was extremely small and dirty, the brownbear was slamming his head into the stonewall repeatdealy not being able to stop for atleast 30 mintues, we weren't able to continue...More

Thank Ulrika P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First the zoo looked like a nice place, but soon we saw animals (for example bears) that lived in too small conditions. One bear did the same movements continuously. Some animals had really poor shady places (the day was hot). For our 2 year old...More

Thank panu i
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in woods next to a lake the zoo is well laid out and it is nice to see animals so close up.Most creatures looked content.There are toilets seats and refreshment areas.

Thank larkrisefarm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and spacious with lots to see for kids and adults. Very little of thone sad zoo sights you get in most places. Easily accessible by tram from the city center.

Thank bogomipe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was founded 1912. It is a beautiful place with water and trees. A lot of things changed since that but we still take our children to see the animals. It's important. Now we are much more conscious of the life of the animals,...More

Thank Alberto U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Zoo it's nice. Most animals have decent spaces to live in, but the bears have soooooo little space. The brown bear was in a terrible condition, it was very stressed and acting so weird. They need a bigger place with more green area and...More

Thank Rusăneanu A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo over all was pretty OK. A few renovations here and there, but at least the animals are getting nice and clean areas. The only thing that we reacted to was the bears, they didn't look good at all. It could be the heat,...More

Thank Liintendo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Zoo is much smaller than the one in Tallinn for example and also looks much older/worn out. Despite that I really liked that a lot of young people work at the zoo and they keep the place clean. Also an added bonus are the guided...More

Thank Tjomm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Riga Zoo when I was a kid and it's a totally different seen now...this Zoo looks old and worn out. Not many animals to look at and the ones that are there live in small cages/ spaces. We thought that many of the...More

Thank Baiba O
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