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Debrecen Zoo and Botanical Garden

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Address: Ady Endre ut 1., Debrecen 4032, Hungary
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+36 52 310 065

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Nice place, lots of animals

I think the place is better to visit in summer time. Has a lot of animals but most of them were hidding inside because of the cold weather

Reviewed 5 February 2017

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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Not only being against zoo but this zoo specifically looks more of prison than actual fun home for the animals...

1 Thank Sami L
Budapest, Hungary
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144 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Better to choose this program at summer time. We went in January and most of the animals were inside. This zoo is not so big, but not small. Parking is possible near to the entrance. We were lucky because we have seen the baby tapir with her mom. She was sleeping and eating and walking a bit. Her father was... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I think the place is better to visit in summer time. Has a lot of animals but most of them were hidding inside because of the cold weather

Thank ral10
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The Zoo is not so big but it sows a lot of animals! I have visit it in the winter and. I think is not the perfect time but i enjoy it al lot!

1 Thank Cristina P
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The zoo is nicely laid out and clean. Lots of animals which don't look as sad as in other zoos. Not crowded at all on a warm December Saturday.

Thank Alex R
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016

It was a nice Saturday afternoon, we've took a walk, the place is nice situated in a nice and quiet park

Thank Marius P
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Not a large one, but a nice ZOO in a pleasant environment under the shadow of the trees. A nice stop with the kids.

Thank GarvielLoken
Satu Mare, Satu Mare, Romania
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32 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you live somewhere in the area, you can plan this as a Saturday or Sunday activity, linked with a football match on the nearby stadium or a bath in the nearby aquapark. The zoo is nice, quite complicated and at a certain moment you have the feeling that you missed something, but in the end you can say you... More 

Thank Ovi B
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This little zoo has all you need for a nice afternoon. Considering the size of it, there are many different animals, and I would say they are the ones you would anyway see in any other zoo. Therefore the size does not matter! 😊 Animals are kept in OK conditions. the entrance is ridiculously cheap - 500HUF (£1.5) so I... More 

Thank Larry C
Satu Mare, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I had a great time in Zoo Debrecen at my last visit. As I visited in low season I could totally enjoy it as there was no crowd and could have a great experience with animals. The zoo has some cool programs like watching different animal feeding, but far from all the best were being inside the cage of the... More 

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