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Riga Zoo

#19 of 225 things to do in Riga Features Animals
Me_a prospekts 1, Riga 1014, Latvia
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Nice, except the poor brown bear

The Zoo it's nice. Most animals have decent spaces to live in, but the bears have soooooo little... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rusăneanu A
via mobile
Ok, but the bears...

The zoo over all was pretty OK. A few renovations here and there, but at least the animals are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
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Me_a prospekts 1, Riga 1014, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Zoo it's nice. Most animals have decent spaces to live in, but the bears have soooooo little space. The brown bear was in a terrible condition, it was very stressed and acting so weird. They need a bigger place with more green area and...More

Thank Rusăneanu A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The zoo over all was pretty OK. A few renovations here and there, but at least the animals are getting nice and clean areas. The only thing that we reacted to was the bears, they didn't look good at all. It could be the heat,...More

Thank Liintendo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Zoo is much smaller than the one in Tallinn for example and also looks much older/worn out. Despite that I really liked that a lot of young people work at the zoo and they keep the place clean. Also an added bonus are the guided...More

Thank Tjomm
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited Riga Zoo when I was a kid and it's a totally different seen now...this Zoo looks old and worn out. Not many animals to look at and the ones that are there live in small cages/ spaces. We thought that many of the...More

Thank Baiba O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling with a little one always poses a challenge, and what better to keep them busy than a trip to the zoo. This is a regular stop for us on our visits here and they keep the zoo clean and have added things over the...More

Thank Morcoffee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Riga and have checked out most of the town square and still have a couple of hours to kill, take the tram 11 and drop right infront of the zoo. its a rundown zoo honestly but if you havent seen Giraffes...More

Thank Newbietraveladdict
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the Frankfurt and London zoo. The Riga zoo is in a nice park setting next to a lake. I have visited this zoo almost every visit to Riga. I would recommend a visit to the zoo if you are in Riga.

Thank 1Mishka4u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A run down zoo, however it is worth a visit for the afternoon. Many of the cages need some work to do them up. The views however from the zoo over the lake are incredible and a nice place to have a picnic on a...More

Thank Lewis H
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We have visited zoo in April, it was cold and we were not able to see all animals as they didn't go out. We didn't see lion and tiger and white bear. But all other animals were open to visit outside or inside pavilions. It's...More

Thank Uzpelkiene
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Easy to get to via Tram #11 from Stacijas laukums. Mežaparks is the destination. Takes about 20 minutes and the Zoo entrance is across the street. We visited in April, which is not the best time to open as not all the facilities are open...More

Thank turgonuk
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