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Korkeasaari Zoo, Helsinki

3.5
#2 of 11 in Zoos & Aquariums in Finland
Since it was established in 1889, Korkeasaari Zoo has attracted tourists and animal lovers for more than a century. The zoo's rocky island location attracts as much awe as the animals here; in fact, the island was a national park and used for fishing in 1569 until the establishment of the zoo in the 19th century. Discover this quiet spot removed from the city center where you can view over 150 animal species and 1,000 types of plants. Walk through the site's popular cat valley and get to know the exotic creatures at one of Europe's oldest zoos. Put Korkeasaari Zoo into our Helsinki trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Had not intended to go to the zoo,last minute decision and one of the best things we have done. Our favourite section is the cats and today the tigers and leopards were just so lively. The whole area ...  more »
  • The zoo can be reached by car or boat, if you arrive by car then the walk is about 1.5 km. The zoo is clean and has plenty of animals. The animals are in good shape, and especially during the feeding ...  more »
  • The animals seemed to have a chance to be in the ugly or on display, but still the snow leopard, the baby monkey and the desert Fox delighted us with the presentation:-) Lovely island where you can get at least 2-3h easily consumed!
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