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Zoo Wuppertal

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Great space

This zoo was one of the best I've been to. There was a variety of animals, all with spacious... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
..It is a must-have (visit)

The "Wuppertal Zoo" is very "worth seeing" due to its topographical location and the variety of... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Peter L
Wuppertal, Germany
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Hubertusallee 30, 42117 Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

This zoo was one of the best I've been to. There was a variety of animals, all with spacious enclosures. The zoo was located in a large area and involved a lot of walking. Entry and food were reasonably priced

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to many zoos and having read the reviews I thought Wuppertal would be better than it was. There are some good enclosures and a decent selection of animals but no more than you’d expect. It’s also hilly so be prepared for some steep...More

Thank jawsie1
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The "Wuppertal Zoo" is very "worth seeing" due to its topographical location and the variety of animal species and with the first Wuppertal landmark, the monorail (SCHWEBEBAHN), good to reach! Both from the city center and from the central station.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We found this zoo slightly better than the one from Cologne, probably due to its location. It feels a bit more natural than any other city zoo as you are walking uphill and downhill among large spaces. Quite many interesting species (gorillas...) and some nice...More

Thank Cyrille J
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The zoo of Wuppertal really is a place to go, when in town. There are a lot of animals to see here, everything is well maintained and from time to time out can see the improvements and renovated habitats. Throughout the zoo you have small...More

2  Thank DerHenni
Reviewed 23 July 2017

After many decades I returned to Wuppertal Zoo and was rather disappointed. When I entered the location I noticed that the Restaurant "Zoo Terrassen" is still not in operation. The building looks rather dilapidated. The music pavilion is the first building you see, when you...More

2  Thank Johnny19039
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The wide area for the lions to roam is a great view and shows waht can be done if you honor this majastic animals. All other enclosures are also bigger than usual and make the vistit feel more like a wander in the forest than...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have been in this zoo during a nice sunny day of April. The location is great with very big places for many of the animals. Some of them has a big free area, like lion, tigers, elephants to move...has several places for kids, however...More

Thank dcontres
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

... but not the worst either Many enclosures empty, big cats and polar bears appear very disinterested in life and their enclosures far from ideal Didn't stay too long, was expecting more Also be aware the site is on a steep hill so if you...More

Thank Edwin T
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Wuppertaler Zoo was awarded as one of the three best German Zoos in 2008. You can see than 4000 animals from almost 500 different species. Wuppertal is most famous for two things, the Schwebebahn and its zoo. Since WWII the zoo changed a lot...More

2  Thank Taliahad
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