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Kharkov Zoo

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The zoo is fun attraction. You can purchase bag of vegetables to feed some of the animals. Watch... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2015
Gales Ferry, Connecticut
Not a bad zoo

The zoo is small yes but much better than the kiev zoo where due to corruption a large number of... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2015
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4 Aug 2017
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24 Jan 2017
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Sumskaya St., 35, Kharkiv 61022, Ukraine
+380 57 705 4490
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

The zoo is fun attraction. You can purchase bag of vegetables to feed some of the animals. Watch out for llama, they will help themselves to your food bag! The zoo has many attractions, wide variety of animals.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Printerguy06335
Reviewed 5 November 2015

As for me,keeping animals in cages doesn't mean torturing them. It's a fact that in zoo animal lives longer life and if you see how often animals give birth in Kharkov zoo,you can say they should feel good there! I like this place for opportunity...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Olga V
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Looks quite sad, but the tickets are cheap, a bit less than 1 euro (so as 1 usd). You can see the zoo is not rich, some animals are skinny, but the staff does their best to take care of them. If you're in town...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank P_L2955
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Visited in Oct 2013 by myself, although it was an old-fashioned yet dirty at some spots, it was for me a good experience to see the multifarious types of animals here including elephants, zebras, parrots, monkeys, golden-tailed ones too, raccoons, and lions. I didn't see...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

The zoo is small yes but much better than the kiev zoo where due to corruption a large number of the animals died. I took my gf there with her son and he had never seen an elephant in real life. He had never seen...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Gissocrates3
Reviewed 25 March 2015

An old-fashioned, run down zoo with unhappy and unhealthy looking animals. I know there is very little money available for food and repairs as the economy is so bad, I'm not sure if visiting helps the zoo or if it should be avoided so that...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank BunnyPrincess
Reviewed 27 November 2014

I was a bit horrified at this zoo...it is old and dated. My experience was typified by a colleagues excitement at seeing RACCOONS at the zoo...they are so cute!!! Da Da Da, but all you have to do is put out some trash if you...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Deigs
Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

Some people said only kids & retirement people who visit zoo. Come to Kharkov Zoo & you'll have fun too. This zoo is not so big & don't have so many kind of animals but they are clean. You can buy some veggies or nuts...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Kiksky
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Who likes a zoo when it's empty? This privately owned zoo is gorgeous. Lots of flowers at the entrance. Lovely monkeys. And big cats. There is a lovely spot for pictures, a multicolored overhead umbrella canopy. Pick your angle; best to shoot from below. Bathrooms?...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank jed g
Reviewed 11 March 2014

it has a lot of animals, there are places for small children to play, a few attractions, "baby observation train".

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank mike295369
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