Nikolaev Zoo, Mykolayiv

3.7
#1 of 19 in Zoos & Aquariums in Ukraine
Nestled in a pristine green area, provides for about 2,800 animals representing 377 species, some of which are endangered. Dating back to 1901, the zoo started off as the private aquarium collection of the mayor. Over time, it grew into an institution with one of the richest varieties of animals in the country. In 2003, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums added it to their list, making it the first one in Ukraine to be internationally certified. Walk through the grounds and encounter wild and domestic animals of all kinds and sizes: you'll see tigers at play, observe hippopotamuses, and watch the monkeys. Put Nikolaev Zoo at the forefront of your travel plans using our Mykolayiv trip maker tool .
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  • A great place to relax. A large variety of both fauna and flora. Aquarium and terrarium. Interesting rare species of animals.
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  • Nikolaev zoo is one of the greatest zoo I've seen in my life especially I discovered new animal species like the Wolf of the steppes.
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  • There have been many zoos, but this feels kind of completeness, as if everything in their places. Plus for the spacious open-air cages for animals where they do not rush about as tired out in a cage. I advise all.
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