Zoo Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

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Opened in 1865, Zoo Karlsruhe is one of the oldest zoos in Germany and home to around 800 animals of 150 different species. Its Karlsruhe's City Garden location creates a natural oasis that mimics the animals' native environment. You will find polar bears in the replica of an Arctic tundra habitat, plus zebras, antelopes, ostriches, and giraffes in the African savannah enclosure. In the City Garden, walk through the large rose garden, as well as the Japanese Garden, which holds a Festival of Lights every odd-numbered year. In the summer, you can ride a Gondoletta boat through the park's canals and lake. For Zoo Karlsruhe and beyond, use our Karlsruhe visit planner to get the most from your Karlsruhe vacation.
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  • This place is very goog to wander, to see the animals and birds. But it is also good to read a book, to think, or just to be with ourselves.  more »
  • I am become a Zoo friend. Whenever I a quiet minute need I go to the Zoo. In the summer, the City Garden offers beautiful, tranquil corners.
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  • Our Zoo Karlsruhe City Garden is a total already a beautiful area, in particular the combination of Zoo and is already pretty extraordinary Green City Park with a lake. Also the boat trips are really in the summer on Lake City Garden a beautiful affair. The animal facilities are sometimes somewhat small, but since Zoo Director Mathias Kleinschmidt is in charge here, something happening here, too. Of the plants, I find most beautifully designed the polar bear enclosure and the Savannah.
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