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Zoo Zurich

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Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+41 44 254 25 00
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Penguin Walk

Wonderful day spent a the zoo. But the daily penguin walk made our day. There were about 12 Kings... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dawn B
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Lenexa, Kansas, United States
One of the nicest Zoos I have ever been

We live in Zurich, so we have been to the Zoo many times with the kids, but we even go now without... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rudolf K
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«People who know animals will protect them.» Up above the city of Zurich, spanning a surface of approximately 27 hectares, is Switzerland’s largest and most frequently visited cultural and educational institution: Zoo Zurich. The popular nationwide excursion destination wants to get people interested in animals and encourage them to play an active role in nature conservation and the protection of species.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
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+41 44 254 25 00
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful day spent a the zoo. But the daily penguin walk made our day. There were about 12 Kings all out strutting thier stuff.

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Zurich, so we have been to the Zoo many times with the kids, but we even go now without the kids. The Swiss being Swiss, the zoo is very nicely kept and held to the highest standards both for the animals and...More

Thank Rudolf K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We needed 6,5 hours to see everything, including entertainments for children (slides, tarzan, ice-cream:)). We liked, that almost all animals are not inside the cages! And there is a Panda!!) but red..) but we never saw him before)) and veery big tortoise, lion and two...More

1  Thank Marina L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got to see the Zurich Zoo during our short trip to Switzerland and it’s worth the visit. Kids loved especially the Thai elephants and of course much more. Spare half a day, you will not be disappointed.

Thank greg_ory_1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not only have many of the animals and their environments been studied here by some of the most renowned scientists, but some of the environments like the Masoala Hall are absolutely unique and give one an impression of places we are most likely never to...More

1  Thank Verleinix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This zoo is located on a hill and easily reachable by public transport. It has a lot of visitors, even on days with not so good weather. The two best items are the Masoala tropical hall and the Elephant House. Make sure to walk the...More

Thank Julien K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many animals in their almost original habitat. Great for familys, good walking ways, also for wheelchairs.

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a leisurely Sunday morning at the Zoo Zurich and it was quite enjoyable. Because it was morning some of the animals were not quite ready to start their day but we still were able to see what we wanted to see. Some of...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my wife and my little baby (1 year old) enjoyed everyplace in this zoo. The aquarium at the beginning of the zoo was our favorite. The zoo has lots of information about each animal/ species. If you have children, you must not miss this...More

Thank Sherif A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This must be the best zoo in the world. All the animals look so well and well cared for. Even the goats didn't smell. We saw the elephants swim through the glass window which gives onto their pool, that is well worth the visit alone....More

Thank Susie4861
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It's open 365 days a year from 9 to 6 (winter months 5 p.m.). 21 and older pay 26.- , 16 to 20 it's 21.-, 6-15 is 13.- Swiss Francs. A family day pass would be 71. Kids younger than 6 are free. From the main train station it... More
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