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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Allatkerti koerut 6-12., Budapest 1146, Hungary
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

How deluded are people to give this a great rating because they can get cheap tickets?! The zoo was super run-down, half of the animals looked sad and depressed and the other half looked like they’d been driven mad with boredom. Wouldn’t recommend if you’ve...More

Thank Emily M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are rentable wagons and easy to navigate with a stroller. There are playgrounds and cute little things for children along the way. Like posing for a photo with a tiger. The animals are indoors in the winter but it's kind of tough to see...More

Thank Aniece B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes it is a bit quiet because it is off season, but what do you expect. There are still plenty of animals to see and the park is lovely to walk around. The only comment I would make is that some of the pens need...More

1  Thank Sophie H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in February whilst in Town. Saw about 30% of the animals as it was all closed off or they were just away on holiday I guess... Nice Zoo. some of the animals we did see didn't look too happy and some had gone crazy...More

Thank TravellingPerformer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to find a 25% off voucher for the zoo in our hotel so made sense to have a look. Considering the weather being cold the animals were really active, most of them had just been fed, being the morning so we got a good...More

Thank samantha522
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Zoo is always an attractive place for kids. A zoo with convenient public transportation would be a plus for families. Budapest Zoo is one of those zoos. Plenty of animals for kids to visit and explore. The Botanical Garden is nearby and easy to access....More

1  Thank neillu
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo grew on me. For the first 20 minutes exhibits were limited and it reminded me of a rather large garden. However the zoo redeemed itself with the free range monkeys and polar bears.

1  Thank Amy M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is diveded in the major continents. However it’s Nice and quiet at the zoo and there are a lot of animals. The cages are not so big for these animals..

Thank Ruben S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had this coupon that gave the discount over any ticket. So I went there to buy my ticket and asked for a student ticket, so they had to give me a 25% discount over the student ticket. The person there applied the discount over...More

Thank João A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

it was a very good day out at the zoo!we didnt expect all the animals to be out due to the weather but still good! nice cages good space for animals.loads for people complain and leave bad reviews ,but just go for it!

Thank kostas_b
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LadandDadLeeds
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We think you have to pay. You can only feed some animals.
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no but a brilliant zoo Hannah dont miss it
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