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Riga Zoo

#19 of 227 things to do in Riga Features Animals
Me_a prospekts 1, Riga 1014, Latvia
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Animals seemed healthy!

Only 6€. I don't usually do zoos so can't compare it to others. Yet the animals seemed healthy and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trail, Canada
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The Zoo!

I'm not a huge fan of zoos but the guy at our hostel made it sound good. We checked it out and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Me_a prospekts 1, Riga 1014, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only 6€. I don't usually do zoos so can't compare it to others. Yet the animals seemed healthy and active. The deer we're a little stressed and penguins seemed rough but other then that ok. A pony was even free grazing! There was a lot...More

Thank kbulney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not a huge fan of zoos but the guy at our hostel made it sound good. We checked it out and found it to be enjoyable. The reindeer and other deer seemed to be very stressed out but the other animals all seemed to...More

Thank herbal_healer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riga zoo can boast a variety of animal species ranging from insects and frogs (a huge collection of them) to predators. There are many animals from South America, which was new for our daughter. The zoo is well-arranged - wide paths, playgrounds, cafes. It is...More

Thank Jovita D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ignoring the conflicting inner thoughts regarding keeping animals in cages etc. I can say that Riga Zoo tries hard to make most of the resources available to ensure the animals living there are kept in safe and comfortable conditions. A lot of animals have spacious...More

Thank Liene B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo is one of the worst I've visited. Everything look worn-out and the cages is way to small. Walked by the penguins and they are crammed up in a small room with tiled walls and floor and a small pond in the middle. If...More

Thank Adrielsson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Riga Zoo, almost every year since I start visiting Latvia, as my daughter love to see animals and she enjoys very much. Also there are lots of things to do and even an adult will have great time in Riga Zoo.

Thank Javiz A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the zoo after a friend said it was okay and one wouldn't feel bad for all the animals. We have seen worse but still many of the closures were either dirty or too small. An ekstra + for the fact that they do try...More

Thank Jaana J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to get to the Zoo with tram 11 from city centre to Meza Park (about 30 minutes). We were traveling with two kids of 1 and 3 years, and they loved it, as they could see the animals real close, but this was due...More

Thank Magne H
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Entry is cheap and you can spend a day at the zoo with your family and especially the little ones won't get bored. I am 20+ and I've had a good time every time I've visited the zoo. Some of the cages are a bit...More

Thank Cladeh
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Disaster! The cages for the animals was way too small and really filthy. The hippo's cage was extremely small and dirty, the brownbear was slamming his head into the stonewall repeatdealy not being able to stop for atleast 30 mintues, we weren't able to continue...More

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