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Odense ZOO

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Address: Sdr. Boulevard 306, Odense 5000, Denmark
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+45 66 11 13 60
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 19:00
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Odense ZOO has been elected the best zoo in Europe. We prioritize the...

Odense ZOO has been elected the best zoo in Europe. We prioritize the well-being of the animals and try to give the animals as natural surroundings within their cages as possible, to increase the quality of their life as well as to give our visitors the experience of seeing the animals as close to their natural invironments as possible.

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Best Zoo in Europe

Always something to see at Odense Zoo. They're improving all the time and it's possible to bring your own food. Best recommendations!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Thomas H
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Odense, Denmark
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Esbjerg, Danmark
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47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in January and many of the different places was closed because of making ready for the new secon. The highlights was the tigers, and it was very interesting to see this amazing animal. I will try it in sommertime it must be much better.

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Thank Hemdorff
Odense, Denmark
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always something to see at Odense Zoo. They're improving all the time and it's possible to bring your own food. Best recommendations!!

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Thank Thomas H
London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Well organised zoo park housing large variety of animals, birds, reptiles and more. Very good place to spend time with family.

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Thank littleexplorer2017
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Lovely place to show your kids and teach them about nature, wildlife and humans as part of our ecosystem. Animals are well nourished and treated respectfully.

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1 Thank Johnny B
Helsinki, Finland
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193 reviews
176 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Depending on the time of the year, this zoo costs 175-195 Kr. so it is probably the most expensive zoo we ever visited, especially due to its small size. The zoo is 4 km from the city center. Taxi costs more than 200 Kr. You can also take a city bus (31, 32, 51, 52, 52S, 59S, 141, 141E, 141N,... More 

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Thank constanttraveler2014
Odense, Denmark
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I visited this zoo with my boyfriend during a Saturday afternoon. Even though some animals were not out (probably because of the weather), we had fun. Organized, cleaned and with several facilities for children and grow-up!

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1 Thank Francesca B
Copenhagen, Denmark
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185 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Did the behind the scenes tour, which had 20 participants and 1 guide. After 5 min. half the group was lost due to the very fast pace. Not exactly designed for those with strollers. You do get to see where they refrigerate the food, get closer to the lions (if they are indoor), and a chance to see all the... More 

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Thank Nubus
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Odense Zoo is a nice place in the west of Odense dk. You can see a lot of animal kinds. The Zoo has a simulating places where you can see the tropical forests and the polar environment.I advice you to take a look to this amazing place

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Thank Adel M
Dzierzoniow, Poland
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2016

not very big but very climatic zoo, very good view of tigers, nice penguins pens, very good place for Sunday walking, couple of interesting species: tigers, turtles, giraffes, tapirs, hyacinth ara

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Thank Jaga-Agata
Odense, Denmark
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Been there many times. And there is actually an international board that evaluates zoos, and one year Odense Zoo won. We were there and all guests had free ice cream :-). Anyway its really beautifull and the animals are well cared for. Also the zoo design is impressing. Situated in a river valley and the river runs right through the... More 

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