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Address: 32 Peremogi Square, Kiev 3380-44-27, Ukraine
Phone Number: +380 44 277 4769
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Value for money, but not the best zoo

Entrance to here is 50 UAH (~£1.50) for adults and 25 UAH (~£0.80) for children. As well as the entry being cheap enough, the ice creams are about 30 UAH (~£1) and drinks are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
Gerallt H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Entrance to here is 50 UAH (~£1.50) for adults and 25 UAH (~£0.80) for children. As well as the entry being cheap enough, the ice creams are about 30 UAH (~£1) and drinks are about 15 UAH (~£0.50). The zoo is a decent size, maybe a bit small, but definitely could be better, as some areas are closed or empty.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

All, if you like animals, please do not go there. The Zoo might be good according to Ukranian old standards but not now. If you love animals and want them to like a natural life, this Zoo is not the place to go :-(

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Thank Brian R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

These are the remains of a fine Soviet zoo and if you like to experience this vintage thing you should definitely go there. Go in the wheel, oversee the city, go to the abandonment cages, and of course see some great animals.

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Thank Jonah V
Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Upon entering the zoo, I didn't know what to expect as the first thing I came across was the domestic cat enclosure. Bryn two doors down from me has a cat, so I didn't expect to see them in a zoo - but hey I love a surprise. A walk past the terrapin pond led us to the Pelicans. The... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

If you been to a good Zoo in USA you will be disappointed. Ukraine has a tough economy and shows in the Kiev Zoo. A bit run down, doubtful if the animals are really being taken care of as most of us would hope. I took my granddaughter and she enjoyed it, therefore it was an excellent experience for me.... More 

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Thank David D
Kiev
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Actually, if you could see ZOO at Zalcburg or Berlin, you'll be disappointed for sure. Do not waste time visiting this animal's prison.

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Thank Akeksandr K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

SO, if you don't like zoos, don't come here. I'm on the fence about them, but decided to give this one a shot - honestly, it's a lot better than what I expected. The zoo grounds are well kept, and most of the animals look pretty well-attended to. The only exceptions to this are the elephant exhibit and the monkey... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I went there with my wife and my 4 years daughter. We had loads of fun. Good amount of Animals. And places where you can eat. This is good especially if you have children. I really enjoyed it.

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Thank Laith J
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

I went to the zoo with low expectations due to the reviews. Yes it was the worst zoo I've ever been to. However, it's not so bad that I wouldn't go back. The zoo needs support or else the animals suffer. I went a few days before a tiger died, which explains why there were no tigers out that day.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We have visited city zoos before and also are aware of the poor conditions that animals can be living in within Eastern Europe. We had also read all the difficulties that Kiev zoo had been through and how many of the animals had died. Therefore it was a very good to find that the animals were all well fed in... More 

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