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“One of the Best”

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Ranked #2 of 183 things to do in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the country, is most renowned for its endangered species and birthing programs, particularly for gorillas and white tigers, and has a wonderful collection of felines and a delightful manatees exhibit.
Dayton, Ohio
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“One of the Best”
Reviewed 20 March 2012

There are only about a dozen great zoos in the U.S. This is one of them. Lots of open spaces, natural habitats. less cages. Well run, clean. There is as admission cost,

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Cincinnati Ohio
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147 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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“Love taking the family”
Reviewed 18 March 2012

we love wandering around this wonderful zoo all year long. If you join the zoo, you have yearlong enjoyment for very little money.

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“Great family outing”
Reviewed 17 March 2012

A bit expensive for a family but worth the money. You can tell that a large part of the revenue is turned back into keeping the facilities in good condition. Get the membership if you plan on more than one trip-a good value that quickly pays for itself.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Children's Hospital Outing”
Reviewed 16 March 2012

I visited the gardens and zoo with family & friends. The gardens were fantastic. The complaint about the zoo a lot of the animals were not out. The property was very clean. There were performers throughout the park witch was a nice touch. The refreshments were a little price for patrons with younger children.

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Charleston, South Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“The best zoo I've been to”
Reviewed 14 March 2012

This zoo is one of the top in America for a reason. It's nice a big, but you dont get bored. The layout is beautiful. My little girl always loves the lion and manatee area.

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