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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.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Allatkerti koerut 6-12., Budapest 1146, Hungary
+36 1 273 4900
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Visited ZOO in Budapest in June. It's lovely small zoo with good range of different types of animals. For me personally the elephants was inspiring. ZOO staff even had a show with them.

Thank Michala D
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Budapest Zoo is small in size but beautifully managed. The animals are in natural habitats with others. The botanical gardens are a lovely bonus. As a zoo keeper, I am sensitive to the mission of zoos in general and in particular to the well-being...More

Thank QueenBness
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Overall I found Budapest Zoo to be disappointing. Of the animals that actually appeared in their enclosure most of them seemed bored and unhappy. The Japanese Garden was lovely and thus a pleasant surprise to a poor zoo trip but it wasn't exactly what I...More

Thank RLM36
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have a somewhat love-hate relationship with zoos, so I may be biased here. I have the love for the animals and the hate for keeping them captive, which takes away from their natural beauty. I realize that, for most people, including me, there's no...More

Thank Cristian I
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I visited the zoo on my own whilst my husband was running the marathon and it is ok to spend a couple of hours walking around. The zoo does feel slightly old and is quite small but there are some interesting animals to see. Do...More

Thank SimpsonSwindon
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We brought our son there and it was a nice zoo, certainly the best around Eastern Europe. It's a. It dated but the price is really good and the attractions are so-so. Stroller friendly, kind of depressing for some of the animals (particularly the one...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Situated down the left hand side of the road near to Heroes Square, Budapest Zoo offers a somewhat unexpected experience from other zoos in Europe. The entrance fee is really cheap considering the cost of other zoos. It was roughly 2500 forints per person. The...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We spent the warmest day of our stay in Budapest at the Zoo and then the Baths that are located conviently just down the road. The Zoo was very good and had lots to do, I recommend for young families.

Thank Jayne_295M
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip to Budapest zoo, there are tons of animals and it's fairly large. A lot of the information about the animals was in Hungarian which meant the experience was a little dimmed but still an excellent visit. Plan a fair few...More

Thank Abi D
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

So I read reviews and we were really excited to go, we planned to spend most of our day there. Quite straight forward getting there and getting tickets (queued for 5 minutes) - although a little rude. We did the first section and it was...More

Thank Francesca E
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6 September 2017|
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Response from AMcS123 | Reviewed this property |
We think you have to pay. You can only feed some animals.
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5 August 2017|
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Response from ukmatt01 | Reviewed this property |
no but a brilliant zoo Hannah dont miss it
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9 July 2017|
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Response from senseiofsilly | Reviewed this property |
The animals seemed well taken care of and happy. I noticed no issues.