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Zoo Sofia

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ul.Srebarna 1, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
+359 2 868 2043
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Good experience

For 4 leva per ticket you get the place which requires at least 2 hours of walking and staring at... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Uristas
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Sofia, Bulgaria
via mobile
Worth a trip

Read a few bad reviews before we went, one in particular which they stated old people may die here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
grhm603
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Sofia, Bulgaria
via mobile
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“nice zoo” (4 reviews)
“entry fee” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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ul.Srebarna 1, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
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+359 2 868 2043
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

For 4 leva per ticket you get the place which requires at least 2 hours of walking and staring at different rare and common animals. Really good place for a weekend trip!

Thank Uristas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read a few bad reviews before we went, one in particular which they stated old people may die here. Regardless we took the chance and so glad we did. Two adults and 3 kids were £6 (yes £6) in total to get in on the...More

Thank grhm603
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheap entrance, almost no visitors these time. And unfortunately most of snack places not working. I would prefer to be able to get some tea instead of ice cream, when there is snow on the ground. Animals are mostly very alive. I'm not sure about...More

Thank Andrey S
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

There are many animals but some are better taken care of than others. Big cats and some birds are well fed, while bears and bovines do not even have clean water to drink. Vultures and wolves really stink (btw, in Barcelona the cage of vultures...More

Thank Hristina S
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We had a great time at Sofia zoo. The entrance fee is very cheap (only 4 lev. per person) and you get to see lions, tigers, pumas, black panthers, bears, elephants, monkeys and even kangaroos from really close. There are canteens that sell popcorn, sodas...More

Thank Nancy V
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We visited the Sofia Zoo in February. Shocked by the poor facilities for the animals. That said we saw only five animals in the entire zoo. There wasn’t even a place to get a hot drink or any staff or keepers anywhere in the zoo...More

Thank marcusarelius
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is one of the most depressing places I have ever visited. The animals are kept in terrible condition and in tight spaces. Was extremely saddening to see and I do not think people should support this zoo.

Thank Anthony P
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We had heard mixed review and read a few too. The zoo is typically east European and not very big. The enclosures are not as „done up“ as in western zoos, but the animals are well looked after. But for 4lev it’s not a bad...More

1  Thank Callum W
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Very depressing place. Sad animals. Zoo is big with a lot of space for visitors but little space for animals. Many animals spend their life mainly on concrete, far away from their natural habitat. Visitors feed animals with wrong food and try to interact with...More

1  Thank Merino S
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I have been to better zoos for sure but for entry fee much greater than the 2 pounds we paid to get in at Sofia. Great way to spend a few hours and also animals appear to be treated as well as any other zoo....More

1  Thank fearlessb0bfunkh0use
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