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Dortmund Zoo

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Address: Mergelteichstr. 80, 44225 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 231 5028581
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Ive been to Dortmund a lot of times but this is the first i went to their zoo coz of my grandsons. It is huge and has magnificent landscape . I love the trees and gardens. Their... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
LinaJ
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66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ive been to Dortmund a lot of times but this is the first i went to their zoo coz of my grandsons. It is huge and has magnificent landscape . I love the trees and gardens. Their restaurant amidst the trees is conveniently located near the children's park. Food in restaurant is also affordable and good. However i expected more... More 

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Thank LinaJ
Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The zoo layout offers rest and stress free time. It is not too overcrowded so you can actually see the animals. It specialises in the giant ant eater. German Zoo entry prices are quite moderate. So have a look.

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Thank sanikithegreat
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The zoo was great. So many things to see, the park itself is very large and had everything it said on the map. We got to see many types of birds, monkeys, sea life and large animals- lions, rhinos, leopards and giraffes. Great experience!!!!

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Thank jayne955
Nuuk, Greenland
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I've visit some different zoo's in Europe and this most be the only one that actually didn't leave an imprint on me. It was very old and didn't hold all the animals as I expected. But it was cheap and there's a good relaxing atmosphere, that's about it.

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Thank Natasha Lea F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit ,some good activities for the kids,plenty of refreshment areas and toilet facilities.takes about 3 to 4 hours to see everything

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Thank Malcolm G
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

What a gorgeous zoo this is! Made a last minute decision to visit as there isn't much to do in Dortmund and we had the best day! A real good range of animals and shows. And we paid 4€ each! Easily spend a few hours here, even longer if you stay to watch all the feelings.

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Thank Chloe S
Reading, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Lovely Zoo, lots of ongoing work taking place to make the enclosures bigger, lovely range of animals but very hilly!

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Thank debrasoper
Tirgu Mures, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

A very nice Zoo. A nice way to spend a day out surrounded by animals. Well keept and clean. All animals look fit and well care. Worth the money (pretty cheap for Germany) and the time spend.

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

A nice zoo with a good selection of animals. Although it specialises in S.American animals it also has rhinos, lions, orang-utans etc. It's not huge, and some of the enclosures look a little small by modern standards but it's a good place to spend 2-3 hours and is very cheap by UK standards (about 8 euros for an adult). Easily... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I love coming here. The zoo isn't to big but the number of animals and species they have here is great. You can easily spend 2- 3 hours here. The price is fantastic for a day ticket. I believe we paid 4 euros per person. The orangutan just had a baby when we were last there. The animals seem very... More 

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