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Address: Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 44 254 25 00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Fee: Yes
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«People who know animals will protect them.»

Up above the city of Zurich,...

«People who know animals will protect them.»

Up above the city of Zurich, spanning a surface of approximately 27 hectares, is Switzerland’s largest and most frequently visited cultural and educational institution: Zoo Zurich. The popular nationwide excursion destination wants to get people interested in animals and encourage them to play an active role in nature conservation and the protection of species.

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A very nice and maintained Zoo. I specially loved the Masoala-Halle. No so frizzy in the winter time. Restaurants could do better, but this was not the main point of my visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very nice and maintained Zoo. I specially loved the Masoala-Halle. No so frizzy in the winter time. Restaurants could do better, but this was not the main point of my visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A large zoo and great stuff there. The variety of animals is amazing and its worth the while to be there.

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Steyning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great zoo - well-cared for animals in great surroundings. Reasonably priced to visit - also a super, family friendly restaurant on site.

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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just a run of the mill zoo, but it is a great place to spend the day! I was the end of a very long trip when I stopped off here, and it was a great way to cap my trip. Great stuff!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good Zoo with more space for Animals and quite good amount of collections. They are well taken care. You get to see snow leopard, which is uncommon. Surprised to see Indian lion. You can spend minimum 3hrs there and have to walk a lot. You can take tram(I think it's 6) to reach Zoo. There is an entry fee as... More 

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Roskilde, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Zoo: a lot of space for the animals, variate species of animals and well organised routes. They have a increadible indoor area for the elephants Though running a reasonably entertaning zoo is not hard and all the signs were in German. It is one of the better Zoo I have been at but nothing you should go out of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i was in zürich visiting my sister and decided to take the kids to the zoo. it was a very fun experience with the map, trails, forests, feeding animals etc. i would definitely recommend.

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rio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They are currently renewing the zürich zoo, so you're gonna be running into a few detours, otherwise the zoo has all the animals you want to see in a zoo, although I thought some of the cages or fenced places were a bit too small for the animals that were inside. There is quite few food and drinks points along... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a wonderful zoo, with plenty of space for the animals and Masoala is great. elegant place is new and big. Perfect for families, couples and even Solo.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a perfect Sunday brunch at the Zurich zoo in the Thai restaurant. Be early to enjoy the buffet in a private atmosphere and come back fur the lunch (all inclusive) after having visited the animals at the lovely zoo.

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