Zoo Rostock, Rostock

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#3 of 18 in Zoos & Aquariums in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
More than just a zoo with 4,500 animals and 320 species, Zoo Rostock is a course in Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Its famed Darwineum is home to three exhibition areas with 80 animal species that explain his concepts. The cultural evolution exhibit explores man's development, from the first use of tools to genetic research. You can also journey to the zoo's South America house; aquarium, bird and reptile house; Nordic animal zone; big cat area; polar bear enclosure; otter sanctuary; and more. Bring a picnic along, or make use of the several onsite restaurants. When you arrive, check the various feeding schedules so you can plan to catch some animals in action. Using our world travel planner, Rostock attractions like Zoo Rostock can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Ordinary large Zoo, where good conditions for animals. Very interfere with monitoring of animals and photographing metal lattice and grid. Adult ticket 16 euros worth of parking around the Zoo.
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  • It was a decent amount to get in and was very quiet which is good. There wasn't a lot of animals in their enclosures though, not sure where they were. No crocodile or hippos. The new enclosure for pol...  more »
  • The Rostock Zoo offers much to experience for young and old. Specifically, the Darwineum offers much edutainment.
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Where to stay in Rostock

The most commercial area of Rostock is the city center, located on the western side of the river Warnow. This area has a wealth of hotels, including neatly refurbished period properties and newly built chains. Some visitors stay in the district of Warnemunde, located around 12 km (7 mi) north of city center. This cool district has a number of contemporary boutique hotels, as well as guesthouses set in old fishing homes by the old canal.
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