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Frankfurt Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt/Main)

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Neighbourhood: Innenstadt
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Address: Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1, 60316 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Founded in 1858, this is one of the most important zoos in Europe,...

Founded in 1858, this is one of the most important zoos in Europe, containing some 5,000 animals.

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Well Cared Animals by Trained Staff Housed in One of the Most Visited Zoos in Germany

With a strong presence of 5,000 animals, it is one of the most important zoos in Europe. Founded in 1858, it can rightly be described as a place for exciting animal observations... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a strong presence of 5,000 animals, it is one of the most important zoos in Europe. Founded in 1858, it can rightly be described as a place for exciting animal observations while keeping ourselves away from the hassles of daily life. One plus point was that the zoo is handicapped-friendly and even a limited number of wheelchairs can be... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Frankfurt Zoological Garten was founded in 1858. It has 4,500 animals of more than 510 species . You need at least 3 hours to see some of the zoo. The arrangement is superb. Check the feeding hours of the monkeys, the penguins, the dolphins - exciting. a special excursion with you children.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot for the life of me understand the positive reviews on this site for the Frankfurt Zoo. Staff are grumpy and sullen. They walk around the park smoking. The animals are kept in woefully inappropriate conditions and exhibit classic signs of stress. We visited on a fine day but the tigers were confined to small separate enclosures, pacing up... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo is quite nice.. they don't have so many animals too see (compare with the other well known zoo in the world) but the zoo is beautiful. There is a "spielplatz" inside the zoo for kids to play and there are many benchs to relax once you're tired.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in Feb 17, it was a good little zoo, a few of the animals were away at the time (tiger, bats, a kangaroo, some of the monkeys and a lot of the birds) but we think this was due to the weather. We felt the Hippo enclosure was way too small for the poor animal and would like... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

This zoo is great I have been to a lot of zoos but this is my favorite, the Ape house is super, I love animals

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

the zoo was easy to find, it was 10 euros to get in, the animals appeared to be well looked after, in conditions resembling their natural habitats, it would have been even better to see them in the wild though,

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

They are currently building a new penguin exhibit. A larger portion of the zoo is under construction. The apes and monkeys we nice, however the stench was too much for my four year old. He cried to leave because it was too "stinky" for him. There wasn't much circulation in that area. We walked around for about two hours and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

A lot of families with children are there. But we had a free Sunday and did not know what to do. So we decided to go to the zoo and that appeared to be a good idea. Interesting expositions, nice animals. A bit empty in the winter. But still plenty things to see. I guess that in the summer it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I really liked the zoo. It is in the city center, therefore very easy to access. I especially liked the sea animals section. A great deal of animal variation. It is a must if you have children!

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