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Moscow Zoo, Moscow
(3/5 based on 750+ 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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  • I was in different zoos and in our town, too, have a great Zoo, but all the animals in this zoo alive: they play amusing catch cookies pose. Not only will my child get unforgettable impressions, but I though I pity and sometimes animals in cages, but these didn't look unhappy. We were in a hot summer day, but rare animals were hiding in shelters. Most dealt with the public. Brought many pictures and videos. My daughter was very happy!
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  • To work around this giant, every look, walk, pofotografipovat'sja needs a minimum of 4 hours or more. Been here with his family and a small child. So many different animals, the son liked very giraffe. There are playgrounds for children, which is also very convenient, as well as small cafes.
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  • It is not entirely clear why 70% of the cells were empty, without explanations of who is where. Feeding schedule for the day-three feeding all day. For places where people come with children why put rubber gagintskogo Grasshopper with a tail which is so convenient wobble and while writing "Hands do not touch"? The most negative was a visit to the Pavilion with spiders. Entry on "tour"-simply separate topic-How many razocharovanyh parents who "did not follow the rules" when writing. It turns out that in a place where people come with kids, you can't go before the end of the "tours" calculated on the hour. You want to use the toilet? Endure. Uninteresting? Endure. And still not talking. Generally, no. The other exhibits also see prohibited only those that tells the "Guide". The strangest thing is that many parents are on it shikajut on their children, if they begin to zadavt' questions. I am already about labels, like "don't walk on the grass". There is no room where you can sit, eat and just relax with children in winter-cafes there, but outdoors. Advertising that you can use the card for passage proved Threesome duck-you can, but it will still have to stand in the checkout and put the money in a special wallet just for the Zoo. What's the point?
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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.