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Copenhagen Zoo

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Address: Roskildevej 32 | Frederiksberg, Copenhagen 2000, Denmark
Phone Number:
+45 72 20 02 00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

The Copenhagen Zoo is home to African pygmy goats, elephants, tigers and...

The Copenhagen Zoo is home to African pygmy goats, elephants, tigers and animals of all shapes and sizes. You're invited to observe training sessions and feeding times. Open 365 days a year 10 a.m.-4 p.m. or later in summer.

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Awe inspiring closeness

You really get breathtakingly close to the animals. As compared to any large fencing, the enclosures have a sort of "moat" setup removing any barriers between you and the animals... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2015
Thomas B
Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

You really get breathtakingly close to the animals. As compared to any large fencing, the enclosures have a sort of "moat" setup removing any barriers between you and the animals. This does however drastically reduce the space they have, reminding you of their captivity. The zoo is mainly outdoors but we walked around in the rain and were able to... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

Walked from the centre of Copenhagen to the Zoo which from the outside didn't look too spectacular. The Zoo looked a little run down. Inside the Zoo itself was a lot better. The park was clearly well maintained and the animals were all out and about which was great to see, although the Brown Bear made a hasty retreat into... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Been here again and again and again and again with my kids and with my wife before kids. My very favorite zoo in the world - development happens here all the time with amazing enclosures and displays. And if they disect an animal... Go watch 😃

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

This is really a Zoo in the very top of its league. Ultra rare animals, fantastic planned and major design/architectural feasts for yourbeye awaits. Down sides: Somewhat expensive entrance and ease off with all those fast food places.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Best bits: the lions and penguins. The kids zoo was superb. Our daughter loved the "Teletubbies" area full of rabbits, where she could stick her head in a goldfish bowl and see them close up! The new giraffe house was also worth a visit. Refreshments were about £3 to £4 for a coffee. Car parking was free if you visit... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

We were unfortunate enough to visit after heavy snowfall and thus the zoo was practically empty, large parts were taped off and 90% of the animals were inside. That said, the staff had put in the effort to clear pathways around the park, and there were plenty of enclosures you could go into to see the animals inside. The different... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

A well planned zoo with a lot of open space for free-roaming animals. The polar bear enclosure is very good. The big cat enclosures could be bigger though to give the animals more space. A fun outing for family and the children. The churro cart inside the zoo sells unbelievably tasty churros!

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Bonn, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

This is a small zoo and the enclosures look well maintained. In my opinion not as impressive as other zoos visited around the world. Free entry with the Copenhagen Card.

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Although the entrance price for the zoo is pricey go with the Copenhagen card and its free. The 6A bus runs direct from the city centre. The best part of the zoo was that you can get really close to the animals. The Elephants were amazing to look at especially at feeding time. The Wallaby enclosure is open at certain... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This zoo impressed me very much. A wide variety of animals, and quite a large park (even though I was trying to rush through it, I still spent 2 hours+, and could have stayed longer). I felt that you could get fairly close to the animals, views of the animals not being obscured by tall, scary looking fences. Some great... More 

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Located between Noerrebro and Vesterbro you’ll find Frederiksberg, which is actually a municipality in itself but completely surrounded by Copenhagen. Here there are several fine theaters, from the experimental to the great Det Ny Teater (The New Theater) which specializes in transcribing the great London and New York musicals into Danish, and has done so for several years with huge success. In Frederiksberg you’ll find Denmark’s most beautiful (and expensive) city villas. These 4-5 square miles form the Beverly Hills of Copenhagen. Here you’ll also find Frederiksberg Have (Garden) which sports huge outdoor concerts, from classical to electronic dance music. To top it off, dining options range from cozy family restaurants to some of the area’s most trendy cafés.
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