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Riga Zoo, Riga
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Take the opportunity to see rare species of eagles, owls, and falcons at Riga Zoo, which accommodates about 4,000 animals of nearly 500 species in a forested area on the lakeshore. Walk through the reptile tunnel, or visit the nocturnal room. Watch the ant colony cutting up and transporting leaves across the water to their nests. Children especially will enjoy the chance to pet sheep and goats. Amenities include a cafe, a small park area, and a playground with swings and a climbing gym. Become an honorary guardian of an animal by making a donation to the zoo. Use our Riga trip itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Riga Zoo and other attractions in Riga.
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  • We visited in November, on a day with temperatures barely above freezing, moderate breeze, and a drizzly rain. Needless to say, not many people there. If we say 30 others, I'd be surprised. But there ...  more »
  • Visited in November, of the week was the only sunny day. Adult ticket, child 4 6. Bypassed the entire Zoo. In the morning, were virtually alone. From eating only tent with hot dogs at the tropical Pavilion. The Zoo very much despite the fact that some animals have not seen. I would like to return in the summer.
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  • Very easy access in terminus of a tram line, and enough cheap entry, Riga zoo offers a fairly good way various animals exotic or not. Special attention was given to the greenhouse of reptiles and amphibians. It was an interesting visit and recommend.
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  • Quite big, lots to see. Situated in a calm and nice part of town. Lots of trees and fresh air. Unfortunately no good places to have a bite, but there were hot dog stands almost on every corner. Animals. Well I've seen worse conditions in some of other zoos. Although quite a few were under reconstruction. Because of that we couldn't see kangaroos or wolves an other animals. There is a nice petting zoo for kids, with lambs, baby goats, rabbits.
  • Amazing animals and decent sized zoo. Very nice zoo to visit for a couple of hours Map was slightly confusing and didn't have all the animals and areas. Seems like it was outdated. You can't pay by card anywhere in the zoo, so better take cash with you. Closest ATM is next to the zoo gate. Ticket price is affordable.
  • Nice place for walk. And seeing animals. Little small on indoor exhibition. Good and entertaining for gods if you go in feeding time
  • Fresh air, lot of animals, well kept Zoo. Amazing place for family visits, you can have a great picnic, with perfect view on the lake (next to the bears). Thorpe house, bee nest and lot of great ideas in this park. Kids really love this place. Affordable price too.
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