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Tierpark Lange Erlen

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Address: Erlenparkweg 110, Basel 4058, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 61 681 43 44
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Free animal park open to public

The TierPark Lange Erlen can be accessed with Bus #36 Kleinhunigen (exit Lange Erlen). Walk through the overpass, then towards the right and through the trees to the park... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The TierPark Lange Erlen can be accessed with Bus #36 Kleinhunigen (exit Lange Erlen). Walk through the overpass, then towards the right and through the trees to the park entrance. This park was mostly quiet on my visit with only a few other visitors walking around. For a free park, this place is pretty well maintained and it has a... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Wonderful park with lots of animals. You can strol around the park and enjoy a familyday. There is also a smal shop where you can buy a snack and a huge playground.

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a really nice place to go with children. It is a mini zoo very close to Basel downtown. Also there is a small café where you can have some drinks while the kids are visiting the park.

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

A bit hidden away and off the beaten tourist track - given that it's a community-targeted park - this is still a wonderful and inspiring idea: a free-entry animal park for kids. With a surprisingly wide range of animals to view (obviously it cannot compete to the scale of the Zoo), it does however offer a more intimate approach to... More 

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Thank PaddyLenka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Brilliant place with Kids to spend an afternoon.Nice environment with playground. Free. Easy to access with bus. Parkplace for cars is relatively small.

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This Park near the St. Johan Railway station it's very large and has a little Zoo ideal for little for kids. You have also Restaurant and many ways to walk. The Park also has border between Switzerland and Germany, but you don't can see it. A nice Rhein canal cross the Park. Many places to play for kids. The Park... More 

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Thank Walter A
Switzerland
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Beautiful setting with a good range of child friendly animals, plenty of space and attractive quiet walking paths. Coffee and glace possibilities, with shady seating and benches spread around the park

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Taipei, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I really enjoyed this park! It is small, but nice to walk around! Parking is for 3 hours and I think it is free. We were there for about an hour and it was enough!

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Thank tienhsin_yang
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

It was a little bit difficult to find it, but we just followed a river. Had a nice experience, the park is like a mini zoo with monkeys, donkeys, all kind of birds, goats and wild cats. Definitely worth it!

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Thank Viktoria I
Switzerland
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

While I generally do not like zoos, Lange Erlen does look after its relatively large assortment of regional animals very well indeed. It is a great place if you have children or if you simply fancy going for a walk. There's also a restaurant / café too that serves standard issue Swiss food at standard Swiss prices.

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