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Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, Budapest

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web
See a Komodo dragon, lion cub nursery, and diverse plant life at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, the oldest zoo park in Hungary. Founded in 1866, this zoo is actually one of the oldest in the world. Walk through the park to admire more than 1,000 species of animals. Notice the historical Art Nouveau buildings in this nature preserve, as well as several exhibits of native and exotic plants in the gardens, including the Magical Hill and America Tropicana collections. Spend some time watching the zoo's rhinos, hippopotamuses, bears, primates, and many other creatures that have inhabited the park since its reconstruction after World War II. Plan your Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden visit and explore what else you can see and do in Budapest using our Budapest trip generator.
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  • holiday with family and friends took us to visit with 5 children this wonderful zoo in budapest. Despite the antiquity of the place, everything is clean, functional and organized. one of the most beautiful zoo ever visit ... maybe more than the one in valencia
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  • The main advantage of this zoo compared to other is the inner houses of the animals. For a country ready for winter, even when it's cold & the animals get in the cages you could see them from up close...  read more »
  • Many read good things about this zoo. In reality fell a bit against it anyway. The animals have very little space and seem to be bored. Of the beautiful architecture we have too little. A number of exotic animals, such as koalas and hyenas, but all in all not recommended.
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  • Kevés parkolóhely, nagy tömeg :/
  • It's a good Zoo, nice and compact but still more than enough for a full day. I particularly enjoyed the snake house. Kids enjoyed being towed in a cart but still got plenty of exercise in the playgrounds. The animals seemed to have enough space but they lose a star because most of the creatures were shut in from their outdoor space for no discernable reason.
  • I really enjoyed the zoo here. Lots of beautiful animals which you can see and admire. The whole zoo has a nice theme and you can walk for hours. Really liked the kangaroos and the koalas. 😂
  • Gorgeous zoo, great diversity, very well taken-care of. Lots of toilets (not the cleanest I've seen, but not dirty). Significantly larger than what we expected, and we were pleasantly surprised more than once by how close you can get to the animals. The fact that you can pet several animals is really nice, as well. You probably won't be able to see all of it in only way day (there are also daily shows at fixed hours), so planning may be useful. Awesome experience for a decent price.
  • This ties with the Vienna Zoo for best zoo ever. I'm used to zoos being boring. The animals are generally inactive and miles away from the viewing area. However in Budapest I got close up to a tiger, heard the lion roar, experienced a rhino from only a few feet away, and had a herd of curious prairie dogs run up to get a closer look at me! They have petting zoo areas too but I've never seen any like this! My party got the chance to pet a Kangaroo and a huge Cassowary bird. These are moment we'll always remember. If you like animals or if you're traveling with children then this is a "must see" in Budapest.
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