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Moscow Zoo, Moscow

(3.1/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Was pleasantly surprised by the amount on offer at The Moscow Zoo. There was a wide variety of animals, most of which seemed well cared for. An English speaking staff member at the zoo museum was very...  more »
  • It was in this zoo a couple of times. A lot of animals. I went 3 hours, and that not all bypassed, because a very large area of the Zoo. Very cool place, as I will go again in Moscow necessarily go there again.
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  • Classy Zoo, you can walk for hours and discover something new) huge territory, crawl where you want to spend more than one hour, so please be comfortable shoes) Definitely recommend!
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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.