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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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  • Dislikes categorically! Spent wasted time! Zoo advertised enough, but on the fact of nothing but big territory with empty cells does not represent! You need to try hard to find lots of animals! Since childhood I remember that around this territory a child difficult, so did the Administration cannot build so that the route does not have surround empty cells in search of a slum?! Pointers are conditional, indicate only the approximate direction of movement! As a result, customers are asking each other where what is beast! The stench is terrible! The son wanted to see elephants, but the pavilion visit impossible-the smell of the feces just knock down with legs, no exaggeration! We visited other zoos in Russia, where people apparently love their work and relate to animals and visitors with soul! Chic Zoo in Nizhny Novgorod, is decorated with humor, animals you can feed and conditions for this! Moscow Zoo VERY disappointed! Not the level of the capital! What a pity!!!
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  • Catch the metro to Krasnopresnenskaya station. Across the road is the entrance to the zoo - you can't miss it. Large grounds, reasonable enclosures, an amazing sculpture just inside the entrance. The ...  more »
  • Want to separately mention the excursion in the Moscow Zoo "journey to Arahnolandiju". Worth 2500 rubles, approximately 1:00 Be booked in advance by mail, to the site of the Zoo. Pay for a tour with entrance fees. Even if you don't like spiders, like, because this love is passed from the Guide Tour:) Visited adult +5 children: 7-9 years. As she keeps children's attention, how interesting talks, these three rooms with spiders turn into real journey! The exhibition shows in addition to spiders, scorpions, Amblypygi exotic insects. Girl afraid of spiders ceased their fear and wanted to make the House spider:))) Go-will not regret! Want to tour about insects go there, guide the same:)
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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.