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Zoo Sofia

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Closed Now: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
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I just visited some bigger zoo some weeks before, i was a bit sad seing some animals jn small... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
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Cats are cute and very serious

Cheap entrance, almost no visitors these time. And unfortunately most of snack places not working... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Andrey S
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ul.Srebarna 1, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in January of 2018 while there was snow and barely any people, aside of a massive Dutch student group yelling everywhere. Having seen both very high standard zoos and older ones in eastern Europe, I was actually pleasantly surprised. There are still some...More

Thank kat020593
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The zoo is really lovely, the animals look well and it is easy to get around it. We got to see all the animals and we had fun.

Thank EstherL2508
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

First, they don't accept card or euro payments... Just leva and just cash. Hello Sofia, please join the year 2018 and discover the card payment option! 2nd, many of the animal and park information is just in Bulgarian, so turists are not welcome. Also there's...More

Thank ionut j
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I just visited some bigger zoo some weeks before, i was a bit sad seing some animals jn small cages. The walk in the zoo is quiet nice a lot of shadow to prevent sun burn, it is clean, we were able to see nice...More

Thank SandraB2515
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

It's not a bad place to visit. I was expecting to he disapointed but I was not. It is clean, nice variety and not crowded

Thank Auras D
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Start with the positives, if you love bears then this is a great zoo. Good variety of other animals as well. It’s an old style zoo so some of the enclosures are concrete, but animals are well kept. Really easy to get to from the...More

Thank Bsac83
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

For 4 leva per ticket you get the place which requires at least 2 hours of walking and staring at different rare and common animals. Really good place for a weekend trip!

Thank Uristas
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Read a few bad reviews before we went, one in particular which they stated old people may die here. Regardless we took the chance and so glad we did. Two adults and 3 kids were £6 (yes £6) in total to get in on the...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Cheap entrance, almost no visitors these time. And unfortunately most of snack places not working. I would prefer to be able to get some tea instead of ice cream, when there is snow on the ground. Animals are mostly very alive. I'm not sure about...More

Thank Andrey S
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

There are many animals but some are better taken care of than others. Big cats and some birds are well fed, while bears and bovines do not even have clean water to drink. Vultures and wolves really stink (btw, in Barcelona the cage of vultures...More

Thank Hristina S
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30 April 2018|
Response from Nancy V | Reviewed this property |
I d say, better go by taxi. They are very cheap in Sofia, no more than 5-6€ and very quick
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26 September 2017|
Response from j00st78 | Reviewed this property |
No this is not possible
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