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The Kiev Zoo

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Amazing variety of animals

The zoo was undergoing a lot of renovations to improve the animal habitats and visitor experience... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barnabas68
Petting zoo makes it worthwhile

The petting zoo alone makes it worthwhile. However, trying to find a place to wash your hand... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
sunsetfrog
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4 weeks ago
“Amazing variety of animals”
16 Sep 2018
“Petting zoo makes it worthwhile ”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo was undergoing a lot of renovations to improve the animal habitats and visitor experience. Despite the old-fashioned enclosures still in use, the animals appeared to be generally well cared for and content. The gorilla... my god what a beautiful creature to behold face...More

Thank Barnabas68
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Very cheap but the conditions for the animal was just horrible! You should be ashamed to keep them like that!! I really really hope that some organisation work hard on you guys so you have to close.....

1  Thank MSfinal
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My kids first time at the zoo. It was much nicer then I could have expected. I live in Kiev now and it is good to see them take there animals into care and love. I will go again for sure.

1  Thank King Z
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The petting zoo alone makes it worthwhile. However, trying to find a place to wash your hand afterwards may be challenging. The zoo has seen better days, but it is in the middle of a makeover. It’s cheap as chips to visit and worth a...More

Thank sunsetfrog
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The entrance fee is cheap, zoo are in the period of transformation. There are lot to do to make it more or less comfortable for animals and visitors. Not a "must see" place but ok if yiu want to see sad animals in the cages.

Thank oskarsmo
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The place itself is kinda okay, but I wouldn't call a must see. Just a standard zoo with not so many interesting features. Many animals are hard to see and there are not many of them too. Nothing special, but could be nice to visit...More

1  Thank sheriffCarter
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This zoo is a real suffering for animals. Animals have a bad appearance, it seems that they are poorly fed. Sorry to look at the wolf, bears. The elephant suffers as for me. This zoo is terrible. It would be better to close it. If...More

3  Thank Kseshynskaja
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Entrance fee pretty cheap at 60uah for an adult, so for that I'd recommend visiting if you have a morning or afternoon free on your trip. Animals did all look physically healthy & clean, however personally I felt many of the enclosures were small without...More

1  Thank lem0nad3
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I liked this zoo! Only 1 enclosure seemed sub par and almost abusive. That enclosure is for the Gorilla. It's just a room with a skylight. The gorilla doesn't appear to have any outside availability. He looked very depressed, just sitting in the corner. It...More

1  Thank Backpacker_0905
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

The zoo is quite large and has many animals to see from the lions, tiger, primates. Some of the environments for them could be better and better and more equipped to keep them stimulated....the elephant and gorilla seemed lonely. The reptile house was quite good...More

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Response from UkieDad | Reviewed this property |
If it is still like it was when I went, you will wish you hadn't gone. You'll feel so sorry for the animals and your kids will be bummed.
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