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Kaliningrad Zoo, Kaliningrad
(4.3/5 based on 650+ 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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  • No luck with the weather, but saw the tropical Zoo residents in wonderful building-monkeys, lemurs, snakes etc. Premises bright, colorfully decorated artistically. wonderful Zoo Itself is not even noticeable inside that he is right in the Centre of the city. Very clear information for visitors not to get lost and go find the right place.
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  • Zoo recommend for visits only during the warm season, when the animals are not limp and not sleeping, zabivshis' at the corners. Bad smell in the halls is typical of many zoos, people sensitive to scents or allergies, better take with you honey. mask. The territory is large, sanitized. Good Zoo history and information about its founders at the stands. Visit to the Zoo in winter leaves the sad residue.
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  • A great place to spend a few hours. Compact, a small territory. Located near the Centre of the city, if you go on foot from the monument to the motherland. The Zoo was founded by Germans, and landscape and animals cells-all German. The Russians do not build. There's just beautiful!
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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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