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Parc Zoologique de Paris

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Address: Route de la Ceinture du Lac, 75012 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 44 75 20 10
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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A good zoological park - not great though

Last time I visited was last summer and first of all, it's not a zoo, it's a zoological park - meaning that the animals aren't in cages (unless there's an illness or something... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Alexandra S
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Last time I visited was last summer and first of all, it's not a zoo, it's a zoological park - meaning that the animals aren't in cages (unless there's an illness or something), therefore yes, you might not see all the species (which is a good thing!) as they have open spaces to walk around and the park tried to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't like the idea of keeping animals in cages and I usually feel depressed after visiting them in zoos. Here we actually seen groups of animals playing and running as they have spacious corners and well equipped. We loved the ants.

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Thank Carmen C
Cairo, Egypt
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The parc is amazing: very clean, ver cozy -not very big or limited. The display of the animals is very nice and creative. There is a forest with a lake in front of the zoo lake where u can picnic and the kids enjoy feeding the duck or a ride in the canoe

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Thank NohaSIsmail
New Rochelle, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you are in need of something easy for the kids, then this is a nice zoo. Not many tourists, mostly locals. This place has been completely renovated and the enclosures are very nice. it's big enough to be enjoyable and not overwhelming.

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Thank Purzilini
Paris, France
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67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Small zoo and quite expensive. Its difficult to see some animals because there are very few points of view and they are far (its the case of the lion f.e.). On the other hand, the protection crystals reflects the light so you cannot see very much in the terrarium and inside the greenhouse.

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Thank Xavier R
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A good day out for all. Although the park is quite small compared to zoos in the U.K., it had lots to see. The zoo was clean and looked after well. An enjoyable day out.

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Thank Heather B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this zoo with three kids 7 6 and 2. They all enjoyed it, it was a great trip. They enjoyed playing with the interactive boards. Zoo is well kept and has an excellent selection of animals with great viewing points. The reason for a 4 star not 5 is the lack of support for English. This seems to... More 

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Thank Ken481
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

While spending a long weekend in Paris we decided to go to Le Parc Zoologique. We bought a metro ticket from the Grands Boulevard metro station and for 2 adults (return) it cost just under €8 in total. From the metro station (Line 8, Porte Dorée station), it was less than a 10 minute walk and the zoo is well... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The zoo is really clean, not too busy and a great way to spend 4hrs in paris! The viewing stations are really well set up so that you can get close to the animals, particularly the puma, penguins,giraffes and rhinos. For paris the food, drinks and entrance fee are pretty standard price. The only improvement i can think of would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This zoo is just amazing! Definetly at my top 3 of zoos I have visited (among Copenhagen and San Diego). It has been recently opened after few years of renovation. And they did a great job! There is a huge artificial rock, which can be seen even outside of the zoo. The conditions for animals are very good and the... More 

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