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Copenhagen Zoo

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Address: Roskildevej 32 | Frederiksberg, Copenhagen 2000, Denmark
Phone Number:
+45 72 20 02 00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

The Copenhagen Zoo is home to African pygmy goats, elephants, tigers and...

The Copenhagen Zoo is home to African pygmy goats, elephants, tigers and animals of all shapes and sizes. You're invited to observe training sessions and feeding times. Open 365 days a year 10 a.m.-4 p.m. or later in summer.

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Great Sunday Activity

Best bits: the lions and penguins. The kids zoo was superb. Our daughter loved the "Teletubbies" area full of rabbits, where she could stick her head in a goldfish bowl and see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2015
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Best bits: the lions and penguins. The kids zoo was superb. Our daughter loved the "Teletubbies" area full of rabbits, where she could stick her head in a goldfish bowl and see them close up! The new giraffe house was also worth a visit. Refreshments were about £3 to £4 for a coffee. Car parking was free if you visit... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

We were unfortunate enough to visit after heavy snowfall and thus the zoo was practically empty, large parts were taped off and 90% of the animals were inside. That said, the staff had put in the effort to clear pathways around the park, and there were plenty of enclosures you could go into to see the animals inside. The different... More 

Thank simpsonite64
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

A well planned zoo with a lot of open space for free-roaming animals. The polar bear enclosure is very good. The big cat enclosures could be bigger though to give the animals more space. A fun outing for family and the children. The churro cart inside the zoo sells unbelievably tasty churros!

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Bonn, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

This is a small zoo and the enclosures look well maintained. In my opinion not as impressive as other zoos visited around the world. Free entry with the Copenhagen Card.

Thank JasMelW
St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Although the entrance price for the zoo is pricey go with the Copenhagen card and its free. The 6A bus runs direct from the city centre. The best part of the zoo was that you can get really close to the animals. The Elephants were amazing to look at especially at feeding time. The Wallaby enclosure is open at certain... More 

Thank Steph P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

This zoo impressed me very much. A wide variety of animals, and quite a large park (even though I was trying to rush through it, I still spent 2 hours+, and could have stayed longer). I felt that you could get fairly close to the animals, views of the animals not being obscured by tall, scary looking fences. Some great... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

A lovely zoo. It's quite small but there's a lot to see and it was still large enough for me to get slightly lost. The animals have decent sized enclosures and it's nice that they try to mimic the environment they'd have in the wild. The Arctic zone was really cool and the interactive stations inside were fun and educational.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

I thought that the zoo was worth a visit, with a fairly wide range of animals to see, but it isn't amazingly big and certainly not the best place I have ever been to. I have conflicting views on animals in captivity - I think it's great that kids get to see wild animals up close, but I was also... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Zoos can be tricky places as you know that these exotic animals are not exactly at home in such a northern climate like Denmark. We were there on a warm May weekend and it was well laid out and not too busy. Was with our 8 year old who loved the monkey's and the bears.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

The Zoo offers a great day out, the Penquin parade not to be missed. The Zoo is on a level site which makes it easy to get round for all ages. The flower displays are lovely and the choice of animals to watch are good for tastes, the monkey house is well worth a visit.

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Located between Noerrebro and Vesterbro you’ll find Frederiksberg, which is actually a municipality in itself but completely surrounded by Copenhagen. Here there are several fine theaters, from the experimental to the great Det Ny Teater (The New Theater) which specializes in transcribing the great London and New York musicals into Danish, and has done so for several years with huge success. In Frederiksberg you’ll find Denmark’s most beautiful (and expensive) city villas. These 4-5 square miles form the Beverly Hills of Copenhagen. Here you’ll also find Frederiksberg Have (Garden) which sports huge outdoor concerts, from classical to electronic dance music. To top it off, dining options range from cozy family restaurants to some of the area’s most trendy cafés.
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