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“OK As Far As Zoos Go”
Review of Dortmund Zoo

Dortmund Zoo
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 from what I saw it is a well kept zoo and quite clean. I was hovering between giving 3 and 4 stars, but opted for 4 in the end because the staff seemed to really know what they were doing and the cafeteria and toilet facilities were good. I was a bit disappointed with the reptile house, mainly because it housed the smallest anaconda I've ever seen and I felt that some of the birds were in cages that were far too small, but on the whole it looks as though the animals are cared for.

Thank Richard H
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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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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A broad range of animals in a very clean, well laid out zoo. Very little English so more a look at rather than learn about zoo. Again not much open during the winter season.

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Had a great day here,family will love it.Was cold but sunny and all well laid out around the park.
Lots to see and of course sausages !!!

Ian
Edinburgh

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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Ive been to Dortmund a lot of times but this is the first i went to their zoo coz of my grandsons. It is huge and has magnificent landscape . I love the trees and gardens. Their restaurant amidst the trees is conveniently located near the children's park. Food in restaurant is also affordable and good. However i expected more animals since its a zoo.. there werent enough. Good thing the kids playgroud kept my grandsons busy instead of looking for more animals.

Thank LinaJ
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