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Baku Zoo, Baku

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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1.9/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
Baku zoo is a state zoological park in Baku. It is the oldest zoo in Azerbaijan and was opened in 1928. It belongs to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan and to the Mayoralty of Baku city. The total area of the zoo is.HistoryBaku zoo was opened in 1928, in the territory of a park named after Lunacharsky (today this park is named after Nizami).In 1942, a new zoo was founded on the basis of evacuated Rostov zoo, the opening ceremony of which was held after the Great Patriotic War. Until 1958, the zoological park was located near a railway station in a small square, which was later named after Ilich.In 1958, the zoo was relocated to Bayil township, on the outskirts of Baku and remained there until the middle of 1970s, when a Bayil landslide happened, during which a lion and a bear died crushed in a fallen cage. This tragic event made the city power to think about a new, safe place for the zoo, but until the decision was made, the zoo was temporarily relocated to Razin township (at present Bakikhanov township), where it was located until 1985.But during this period of time an expert group of zoologists, biologists and other specialists decided that a park located in the territory of Narimanov rayon of Baku was the appropriate place for habitation of animals. Construction of the new zoo was begun near a railway station for children, and according to the plan were allocated for it. To speed up construction it was decided to temporarily use only of the land and later expand the territory by constructing a circular railway for children at the zoo.
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  • Baküye if you have time when you never before did not go to the Zoo if you visit necessarily. Many animals.. But edrafa some necessary maintenance and cleaning
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  • Not bad, not to be desired, but anyway OK as a recreational trip short because children, trees and break.
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  • Compared to London/UK zoos this one is real bargain. Not so many animals but sufficient to keep kids entertained. The only reservations were the aquarium in the basement. Which needs desperate attenti...  read more »
  • Ok
  • one star I put not due to Zoo (he pulls on one), but because the veterinarian around the Zoo. He decided to euthanize the animal, which can be easily cured. I did not give it to euthanize and animal lives and almost a month already have survived. I do not advise anybody to go to him, if the animal is ser″ëzno hurt. About the Zoo: messy, tedious, many empty cells. Many cells are very small, and generally the new Zoo will be built soon, and here you can not walk.
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  • TAM ujasno zaxadite prosta i uvediti
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  • Impression of the desperate. The animals are not clean, glass showcases dirty, turbid water. Inappropriate cell size (too small) for the lifestyles of the animals. Monkey sitting in an empty cage and even tire not hung. So much of funds spent on games and contest, and on the maintenance of animals donated. Finally, one bear stood up on her hind legs, crouched low to the wall of the cell and began to wail piteously.
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  • Could not one decent Zoo. even shame there guests to withdraw
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