Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig), Leipzig

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One of the world's elite parks, Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig) opened in 1878 and now has nearly 850 different animal species. The zoo prides itself on its collection of big cats and its enormously successful breeding program. The internationally renowned enclosures and exhibits resemble real, wild habitats. Wind your way through six different regions: the Founder's Garden, Gondwanaland, Asia, Pongoland, Africa, and South America. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes. The 22.7 hectare (56 acre) zoo's efforts toward authenticity mean the walking paths are often made of sand or soil. Put Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Leipzig trip builder website .
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  • I think one of the most beautiful zoo I have ever visited. The animals are well fed and seem to be happy with the zoo. There are many options for children and the greenhouse for the animals to stay in...  more »
  • Just great, the animals have plenty of room in their cages and they can thank pages from Marvel at. Also Godwanaland with the boat tour is really recommended. The ticket prices are absolutely justified. Super centrally located, you can see at the Zoo don't this is one eigtl in the city. Thumbs up from us!
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  • ... and we were thrilled. A class Zoo. What we particularly liked that many enclosures are so created that different animals that together or with each other live in nature, are kept together and thus have much more space. It's also animal-friendly. Super! That's great, we found Godwanaland. Simply class the boat ride and the free living monkeys and the wonderfully large forest plants. We had fun at the bathing elephants, who followed the apples into the water but smooth. Much to the delight of the nurses and of course the visitor. Maybe you could make the directions better. It was a bit confusing, if you specifically wanted to certain animals.
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