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Moscow Zoo, Moscow

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Zoo / Aquarium
With over 100 years of history, Moscow Zoo provides a place for you and your family to view and interact with animals. Founded in 1864, the zoo suffered from negelect in the 1980s, but it has been renovated and built out extensively. View over 6,000 animals of 1,000 species, and see the recently added aquarium, aviary, and exhibits of sea lions and nocturnal animals. Other highlights include the penguin pool, big cats, and primate house. Young kids will enjoy the children's zoo, which features animals from fairy tales. Plan to see Moscow Zoo and other attractions that appeal to you using our Moscow vacation generator.
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  • In this zoo was 3 times! It is hard to put into words all the impressions. A huge number of enclosures, with a big enough territory, and most importantly satisfied animals. Area covers a large area, so 1 day not yet all. Really liked the meerkats and raccoons))) is suitable to visit not only the children but also for adults.
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  • Moscow Zoo is something very special. If you are tired of seeing "точечная застройка " and not looking for supermarket "в шаговой доступности" this is the place to be. Moscow has successfully invested...  more »
  • Moscow Zoo is one of the best places in the city where you can go with your family or with friends. Though a bit confusing price 500 rub for entrance ticket per person, while children, students and pensioners visit the Zoo for free. Moscow Zoo is located in the city centre. Large and spacious territory. The Zoo is divided into two parts of old and new, to see it all will need a whole day. The Zoo presents a large number of species of animals and birds, though in the winter time you can see them all. Animals are kept in clean cages, in conditions close to natural.
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  • Very big place, have 2 parts although its winter and it was snowing took us almost 3 hours to view all the pets and very affordable entry ticket
  • I wasn't sure what to expect. A zoo in the middle of Moscow? I was pleasantly surprised. The nice thing about Russia is that they are pretty lax on rules. In the US, you'd be lucky to get within 10 feet of an animal cage. In Russia, you can be one inch from a cheetah, separated by a chainlink fence. If you want to get up close and personal with animals (literally), this is a great zoo to visit.
  • A middle zoo near the center of the city. a great place for walking with children. at the entrance to sell special treats for the animals.
  • It has some great species! You can easily spend your day there. There's good food, drinks and a lot of different animals. Very well organized place.
  • Not too bad , in compare with other countries there is lots of deficiency in lack of information for tourists to find the animal cages in easy way.there is lots of coridors and ramps make the complicated map for visite.the buffet for buying light snacks are not too clean.