Zoo Sosto

Zoo Sosto, Nyiregyhaza: Address, Phone Number, Zoo Sosto Reviews: 5/5

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Krisztina
Budapest, Hungary25 contributions
Large zoo with an enormous numbers of visitors
Aug 2021
The zoo is very large and full with interesting and nice animals. Unfortunately there are vendors at every corners, so one part of the visitors come here to buy unnecessary! The crowd made our visit a little bit frustrated, but generaly the zoo is really good.
Written 16 August 2021
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laczkozsu
Debrecen, Hungary694 contributions
Lots of exotic animals in a huge, special park
Jul 2021
I have been here several times, but now we returned after four years. It has changed, developed. It’s the best and biggest zoo in the eastern Hungary. It has about 5000 animals, 500 species and 300 000 square meters. We were walking around and visited our favourite ones: monkeys, hippo, lions, tigers, cute meerkats and the others, too. We saw the dolphin-show. We spent 4-5 hours, and we ate in of its restaurants. We had a great experience, I recommend it.
Written 16 August 2021
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Rebecca N
2 contributions
Amazing! Nagyon szeretem!
Sep 2020 • Couples
Best zoo I've ever been to. Animal enclosures are huge and extremely diverse. The animals are very active and interactive with you. I've never before been ro a zoo where you can get so close to the animals; we were so close to the polar bears we could smell their breath through the wires. The cages are surprisingly open and some enclosures only have three walled off sides; the orangutans for example have an entire area of their expansive pen which isn't walled off the only thing stopped them from escaping is water and a thin line of electric fence, which really gives you a safari feeling. What surprised me the most is that the lions are the same!

One of the restaurants, which is a communist buffet with a good selection of food, has a large window looking immediately out onto the orangutans and I loved watching them socialising with one another. An elder one had a blanket that she liked to wear like a cloak while the younger ones played and the alpha patrolled. What was great was that they told us a storm was coming 10 minutes before it happened. Simultaneously they all stopped whatever they were doing and stared up at the sky, and without a sound they all decided to head indoors and shortly after it began to rain.

Brilliant sharks, brilliant fish. The tropical birds are free flying in the bird house. Otters were cheeky and had dug a little gile under their fence through which they would stick their paws and beg for acorns. One of the monkeys was desperate for attention and would scream and bang at the cage every time we tried to walk away from it. This place is great for monkey lovers there are so many kinds.

There is a petting zoo aspect with many free roaming poultry and small mammals such as rabbits. The zoo is so big that we didn't even have time to see the bears. Some of the enclosures are unbelievably interactive, you can climb over one of the monkey enclosures and again there is no fencing, the monkeys only can't escape because of the way that they have placed cones on the poles to the wobbly bridge towers that you walk across preventing the monkeys from reaching the top.

Expect to find animals literally everywhere, there are tiny enclosures inside of wall pillars and hidden corridors. There's even fish tanks in the toilet cubicles.

It's very easy to get to on the bus. As an English speaker I didnt have issues with anything but my husband and his family are Hungarian. Some people are saying that it is expensive but all zoos are expensive and this one is very good value for money. There is also an affordable hotel on site for those who have travelled a very long way or who want to stay more than one day to actually appreciate the enclosures and see all of the shows. It is very very big; you can get a little golf cart thing to take you to some locations but still expect a lot of walking with some enclosures having stairs.
Written 15 December 2020
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ESchouren
Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands9 contributions
Old style
Jul 2020 • Family
The zoo was for us a disappointment. The structure is old style with lots of cages. We have found the layout of the park messi and confusing. Pity😔
Written 28 July 2020
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Ákos B.
Nyiregyhaza, Hungary3 contributions
Expensive, friendly
Nov 2019 • Couples
I was there with my girlfriend hundred times and the ZOO is awesome. I think prices are too high but it’s true around whole Sóstó.
Written 6 January 2020
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Theo S
Wuppertal, Germany26 contributions
It was ok
Jan 2020 • Family
The zoo is not bad at all and the price is fair. Honestly is also fact that many Western European zoos are definitely above the standards here.

As a tourist I wouldn’t recommend it but as a person that lives in east Hungary I would visit it regularly... I guess.
Written 1 January 2020
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Star-Family3
Khao Lak, Thailand20 contributions
Amazing!
Oct 2019 • Family
Beautiful! A lot of animals to see! It is worth the time, we come every 2 months back because we enjoy it a lot.
Written 19 October 2019
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GaborOdri
Gardony, Hungary71 contributions
A real adventure
Oct 2019
It was really a great experience to see such a well organized zoo in our small country, on a huge area, with plenty of special and rare species.
The only negative impression was the lack of food availability in perfect weather conditions (around 20 °C) with lots of visitors, thus majority of food selling shops-buffets closed.
Written 18 October 2019
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Romania Mea
Romania26 contributions
Very nice zoo!
Aug 2019 • Family
I would say 9/10, but here I rate this location 5 stars because it was maybe the best zoo I ever saw. There are still things to improve, but I am sure that staff will fix the minor problems.
Written 7 August 2019
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Danielle1421
Martonvasar, Hungary429 contributions
Nice but some improvments are needed
Jul 2019 • Couples
My boyfriend and I came here for some kind of a date.
First of all, it is huge!
There are lots of animals and I would say they have enough spaces but some of them look very sad 😔
Some animals for example monkeys have a place where there are no plants just walls looking like a forest... not cool...
In the bird section, there are plastic bottles everywhere....
As I said, it is huge it means that you need more than 2 hours to visit all the animals.
Written 2 August 2019
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