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Kaliningrad Zoo, Kaliningrad

(4.3/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Apart from being one of the largest and oldest zoological gardens in Russia, Kaliningrad Zoo also features a rich, well known arboretum. The zoo was founded in 1896, when this was a German town called Königsberg. Nowadays it houses more than 300 species of animals, including more than 50 species listed as threatened in the International Red Book. The entrance and the walkways are decorated by sculptures, such as a bronze statue of an elk and a stone statue of an orangutan. In the arboretum, look for a relict ginkgo tree, which coexisted with the dinosaurs. Use our Kaliningrad tourist route planner to visit Kaliningrad Zoo on your trip to Kaliningrad, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • From just what you see in the Zoo, most of all liked the House for monkeys. Aviary with hippopotamus is one of the most horrifying places in the Zoo, smells like a barn, turbid water, and looks as if animals where eating and celebrating its need and the water seems not very often change, how it was before, if judging by the below earlier was worse, I also did not like the Aviary birds, small room with close, dirty cells, also requested to staff the Zoo (hope the reviews they read), hang a sign here that the shoot without the Flash, because of particularly gifted don't realize that for birds is stress, and photographed with Flash, to the comments of the snarl and say no, ban again then you can. Also want to mention that good conditions of their stay at wolves, bears, Lions and tigers, corrals for them are spacious and have a place to turn around, aquariums and terrariums in principle too tolerable. Sorry to tears sad elephant walked from corner to corner in a narrow and close pen, as well as giraffes and camels with svaljavshejsja and messy hair who thirst eat snow.
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  • Many different animals and birds, including flamingos and recently brought kapibaru. A new Pavilion with exotic animals is an incredibly cool: there, insects and monkeys, and fish (there are even stingrays). Really liked the enclosures for lions and tigers with a glass wall "in Paul"-you can see animals from a short distance. I implore you, do not feed the bears with sweets and bread! They beg for food, but it does not mean that it after it would not be bad.
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  • With each visit to the Zoo is getting better and better. Especially like the monkey house-in the cold season, you can take refuge from the weather. Brown bears are cool, as if from a circus, there are elephant, Zebra. Aviary for hippos became increasingly clean, can be enough time inside. Summer pony ride on site, there is a playground. Recommend to visit the warm day, but in bad weather also have someone to watch
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  • Very interesting! Giraffe is so friendly, as well as bears and even hippo! Definitely must-see place.
  • disgusting the conditions of the animals. all the people here giving 5 stars do not give a show about animal welfare. Shame on this zoo, free the bears
  • Not the best ZOO in the world, but we really like it. And it getting better and better every year.
  • Very good place to go with kids or just to spend a few hours in a quite and relaxing atmosphere at the city's center. Bears act funny and ask for apples. Tigers are playful as well. Would definitely recommend to check it out.
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