Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig), Leipzig

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#1 of 73 in Parks in Saxony
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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  • Hello. We were light with the whole family at the 2.2.19 in Leipzig Zoo to the tropics. Where we have arrived there was so many people and the first standing was inevitable. And it took over half an hour. The Fireshow was great. Then we wanted to in the Gondwanaland and already we stood back and I found it an insult to be 1 1/2 in the cold with a child. Arrived in the Gondwanaland was pushed one only by the crowds, all neatly looking at you couldn't even. Conclusion: in these crowds ever again. The Zoo had limited cards to sell. But it's all only about sales MfG
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  • Visit to the 2.2.2019 tropical glow, ticket sale 250 m long snake. Finally in a very nice fire show, then a 400 m-long snake to the entrance in the tropics Hall at plus 1Grad. Not even goes something like, still more tickets are sold to make sales. We have four come from 80 km distance and went home disappointed. Very sad but the Zoo never sees again me especially since I've never been there.
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  • Definitely the best zoo I've been to, just for the range of animals. There is an amazing aquarium and a huge rainforest enclosure with lots of birds and bats! You could spend all day here and it would...  more »
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