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Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden

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Allatkerti koerut 6-12., Budapest 1146, Hungary
+36 1 273 4900
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One of the oldest zoos in Europe, established in 1866, features the hippopotamus, bred in captivity, and an animal nursery of lion and bear cubs.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Allatkerti koerut 6-12., Budapest 1146, Hungary
+36 1 273 4900
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Budapest Zoo, close to Heroes Square, may not be the largest zoo that you will visit, but you will have an enjoyable few hours. Compared to some of England's wildlife parks, the zoo is very compact with some species being in relatively small enclosures. The...More

Thank Haslander
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here on the basis of how well the animals are kept, we didnt really find that. A few of the animals were showing behavioural patterns that worries us, pacing up and down, or just swimming in their small pool (the sealions), in the...More

Thank unique10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First of all I was surprised how big this place actually it is, it's massive and has a an excellent variety/collection of animals, red pandas, elephants, sloths and gorillas just to name a few. This place is probably one of the best zoos I've ever...More

Thank Jimmyp87
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were a bit concerned about visiting given the reputation of some European zoos but were pleasantly surprised. The zoo isn't large and most of the enclosures are small but there is a good variety of animals there and they are very close to you...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo was a great use of a day with our two families with small kids. It was small enough to walk around but it still felt like a real zoo with all the usual animals and displays you would expect. The kids enjoyed it....More

Thank cairoegypt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a relatively big zoo with the small entrance. I was surprised actually how big it is. The problem which i concern is that 1. The zoo areange the place for Asiatic elephant at the Savanna section. Yes, it's kind of very confusing for...More

Thank Natty G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Animals are kept in poor conditions, staff were difficult to find and when we could find them not very helpful. Some doors that said "no entry" were not locked and led to direct access to some of the animals. The tigers and lions were seen...More

Thank Marvi D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Zoo is near th heroes square, about a 5min walk. It is very big and you need at least 3 hours to see the whole place. There is a great variety of spicies from all around the world to see.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Budapest for a week and had a day with nothing planned... After reading such nice reviews on TA re: the Budapest Zoo, we decided to give it a try. So glad we did! The zoo is quite nice and the animals...More

Thank Angiet2
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is nice place for kids, Price was only around 8€ and no ques. We took metro but didn´t see many free parking spaces. We didn´t see many animals compare to other zoo we been already. Prices were higher around zoo even you had to...More

Thank Marian C
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6 September 2017|
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Response from AMcS123 | Reviewed this property |
We think you have to pay. You can only feed some animals.
Hannah-may W
4 August 2017|
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Response from ukmatt01 | Reviewed this property |
no but a brilliant zoo Hannah dont miss it
Katrina W
9 July 2017|
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Response from senseiofsilly | Reviewed this property |
The animals seemed well taken care of and happy. I noticed no issues.