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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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  • Riga Zoo is a 15-minute drive with en10-tram ride from the Old Town, the cost is 6 euros and is really cheap compared to Danish zoos. This zoo is just not worth it. Enough, there are interesting animals like tigers, Lions, polar bears, hippos and giraffes, but here it stops interesting selection also. So does also the renovation of this zoo is not too well kept, it needs to be tightened after at the seams. We visited on a Sunday in March, it was ok, but visited only 2 toilets were available, just like only 1 eatery was open as well as a hotdogbod.
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  • Very good Zoo. There is nicely arranged territory. A great Aviary for giraffes. And living there cat Lyme. Particularly struck by the Peacock sitting on pines. The wonderful Zoo, even though we were there in Feb. The best place throughout Riga!
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  • How has the time, you will want to go to the Zoo, I just I have visited them in February and I was pleasantly surprised to discover that quite a lot of animals that you can see, you might want to check out whether groupon does not have any discounts, I managed to get the catch
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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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