Krakow Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny), Krakow

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Just outside the city, Krakow Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny) rests on a Jurassic plateau in a 17 hectare (42 acre) area. It is home to more than 1,400 animals including a herd of pygmy hippopotamuses and Przewalski horses, in addition to other animals. The latter only live in captivity, while many of the other zoo residents can be found in the wild in small numbers, such as snow leopards. Known for its successful breeding methods, the zoo shelters new animal babies--it is not uncommon to see a new cub or chick trotting after their mother in the habitats. You can purchase tickets at the attraction for a very affordable price, so consider taking a taxi to the zoo to save time. While there is no restaurant here, a cafe near the exit serves snacks and drinks. Arrange your visit to Krakow Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Krakow using our Krakow planner .
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  • The zoo is very good. Worth to be seen, I was amazed by the nightlive animals pavillion, where you can see them in their natiral habitat. Wonderful place for children and, nevertheless the prices in t...  more »
  • Situated few kilometers from city center, this place seems very nice: rather quite, not lot of people (we were on weekend), fresh air. Good place to spend time with kids, especially in little zoo, whe...  more »
  • Quite nice Zoo where the animals saw despite the August helteestä. Zoo trial took about 1.5 hours of calm. Quite a lot of the felines, and in otherwise petts stay place. City Centre bus 134 (three per hour) about 7 km trip to the Zoo. The bus leaves from the Cracovia Stadium and the terminus of the Zoo. A convenient connection.
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Krakow ranks among one of Europe's increasingly popular tourist destinations, which is reflected in the rising costs of comfortable lodgings. The best hotels are concentrated in and around the historical old town, where five-star luxury comes at a very steep price. Old town hotels place you just steps from fine shops and restaurants, as well as the city's main museums and galleries. However, if your trip involves a tight budget, avoid the central district and check out mid-range hotels and economical hostels in one of the outlying neighborhoods.
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