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Zoologischer Garten (Berlin Zoo)

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Address: Hardenbergplatz 8, 10787 Berlin, Germany
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+49 4930 254010
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Zoo Berlin is home to over 15.000 rare and endangered animals representing...

Zoo Berlin is home to over 15.000 rare and endangered animals representing more than 1.500 species and subspecies. It is the most speciose zoo worldwide. Zoo Berlin is located in heart of Berlin, opposite to the train station Zoologischer Garten.

The tasks our zoos of today are faced with are many and diverse. And there is more than one reason to keep animals. Since 1844 visitors to Zoo Berlin can relax and learn. Comparable with a living, green oasis the zoo today lies directly at the heart of the city. Here you can relax and learn new facts about the most diverse zoological subjects as your interest takes you.

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Recently spent a morning here, great selection of animals. Birds currently shut away understandably due to current bird flu issue and large amount of building work happening. When... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plan on spending the day here if you can. There's a lot to see. Try avoiding rainy days because this Zoo is big and a lot of walking around outside. You want it to be nice weather. Really beautiful and relaxing. Something for everyone and there's a play ground area for children. You can bring in your own snacks and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Recently spent a morning here, great selection of animals. Birds currently shut away understandably due to current bird flu issue and large amount of building work happening. When fully open i think you could quite easily spend all day here

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didnt have much to do one day so we decided to go and visit the zoo and take some pictures of the animals. one of my main things to do when abroad is to visit the local zoos. I was amazed at the number of animals that the zoo had on display.The zoo is big enough to spend all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots to look at and the aquarium is an added bonus, we spent most the day here. Tickets were €19 each which had access to the aquarium also. Some enclosures were better than others but the reptiles and aquarium enclosures were beautiful. Worth a visit, Cafe not very good for food but ok if your just grabbing a coffee. Pricey... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am always rather ambivalent about zoos these days. Too often, animals are kept in spaces that are inappropriate and too small. Sadly, this is the case with Berlin Zoo. Many of the animals semed listless and some kept retracing the same route over and over. Even the polar bear was literally swimming circuits in her relatively small pool. Thinking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a zoo keeper back home in the UK, one of my main things to do when abroad is visit the local zoos. Firstly - although I am a bird keeper, and mainly came to the zoo to see the birds, we found that the birds were mainly off display, due to the bird flu crisis in Europe at the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We didnt have much to do one day so we decided to go and visit the zoo and take some pictures of the animals. Absolutely fell in love with the sandcat and the white wolves. You can take great pictures of exotic animals here even though im sure we all feel sad about animals living in captivity. Even with that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love visiting the local zoo whenever I travel abroad. The Berlin zoo is pretty big. My son and I walked for quite some time to see most part of the zoo. It seems there there are many parts in the zoo that are under construction or renovations at this time of year so we couldn't see all that we... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The zoo is quite old, and it was sad with many of the animals showing repetitive behavior, and people also taunting the animals. The birds have been moved out, and on a grey cold day it was a mistake to come here and we regretted it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited both. Nice place in center of Berlin. Many species. Aquarium is impressive. Tip: buy your tickets (combi) online. They have special family tickets for 5 persons.

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Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighbourhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theatres close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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