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Kölner Zoo, Cologne
(4.3/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
Pay a visit to your favorite gentle giants in northern Europe's largest elephant park at Kölner Zoo. Originally a 19th-century wildlife preserve, the zoo has grown to feature more than 7,000 animals of 700-plus species. Over 20 hectares (49 acres) feature a variety of environments, such as an open-air rainforest with free-roaming birds and reptiles. Purchase a combined ticket to gain entrance to the adjoining aquarium. By using our Cologne family vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Kölner Zoo and other attractions in Cologne.
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  • I am a fun loving person and love to explore places. So, visited zoo; although I am not a kid but loved watching these animals that can hardly be seen with our routined lives. Lovely place 
  • When you are travelling with children, it's almost inevitable to visit the zoo. But in this we had a big disappointment. The entrance is very expensive 19.5 euros per person and once inside we saw very few animals most were perhaps due to cold for travel in December but could warn him at the entrance or be cheaper. The animals that we saw were in very good condition and very clean and care. Inside there is a large park of wood for children is a joy. With the same input you can enter the Aquarium but it is very small and without great importance if you've seen other elderly. In summer may be related and this visit better
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  • Visited the zoo in December 2016, cold crisp day, but plenty to see and do - and very quiet. Good range of animas and helpful staff. Great play parks too! 
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  • Can spend the whole day with children (I literally did).There are all kind of animals. Big play ground at the far end of zoo. Only suggestion is the restaurant. It will be much better if it's not only at the entrance area. Nothing much to eat after half way through the zoo beside sausage and bread.
  • Ya'll need to lock up some of ya'll wild animals that are running the streets here. you know, the wild mooslim animals that migrated here from north africa and syria !!!!!!!!! Also throw some of your crooked judges in the cages with the mooslim dogs for some food !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • This zoo is one the best I have been. The maintenance of the park and the animal areas was perfect. The variety of the species is wide. There are kiosks in many places inside and outside for refreshments and food. However, it would be very good if they could set up some drinking water fountains.
  • One of my favorites since I was a kid! Lots of animals and historical buildings
  • A very nice city zoo. It has a nice collection of rare Animals and some interesting new habitats (hippodrome). Only the Aquarium was a bit disappointing.