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Dortmund Zoo

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Mergelteichstr. 80, 44225 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2225 83690
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Nice place to visit if you want to spend 2 to 3 hours. Entrance fee is 8 Euro per person. Major... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Small but fine zoo

A visit to the Dortmund Zoo is worthwhile. There is a variety of interesting animals to see. Giant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dortmund, Germany
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Mergelteichstr. 80, 44225 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2225 83690
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place to visit if you want to spend 2 to 3 hours. Entrance fee is 8 Euro per person. Major attraction is the Giant ant eater, Sea lions, giraffe, small penguins and small kangaroos and a big lizard may be Komodo dragon but not...More

Thank BhubanPadhy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to the Dortmund Zoo is worthwhile. There is a variety of interesting animals to see. Giant otters and tapirs, among others, can be admired here. The zoo is a suitable place for a walk. The signposts are great. The paths are well laid...More

Thank Buthic
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to walk. Lots of different animals. Clean and good directions. There is enough parking very close to main entrance.

Thank lenckowski
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My 9 year old son and I visited the zoo as we were short of things to do whilst my husband was working. It most certainly didn’t disappoint. 14€ for the two of us to go in; a shock after the prices in England!The zoo...More

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We briefly stopped in Dortmund for a day so we decided to visit the zoo, the price of adults is 8€ but we got a student price of 4.50€. The park is relatively large with a wide range of animals to look at! All the...More

1  Thank Hal T
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for big and small. Easy to use map for navigation. Great improvements over the years (bigger/better)but still remains and place of nostalgia from my childhood. €8 entry per person is value for money...staff was also very friendly. Danke 💛

Thank Sandra O
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It was a drizzly day so the place was completely empty which was nice. It was bigger than it looked so took longer to walk round. The woman at the ticket office didn't speak a word of English but we got there. I'd never seen...More

Thank Jade D
Reviewed 3 April 2017

On the outskirts of Dortmund but easily accessible on the U-Bahn train service. If you have mobility problems it may not be suitable for you as it is quite a steep climb to some of the areas within the zoo. Entrance charge is inexpensive and...More

Thank thecanveyislander
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I'm not a great lover of animals in captivity, but I went along with a friend. At 8 Euros its not a bad price to get in. Because it was quite a cold and bleak day a lot of the animals were hidden away, but...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

It was very quiet. A lot of animals were not there or were inside. A good zoo for little children. Free parking space

Thank JennekeBelgium
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