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Zoo Wuppertal

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Hubertusallee 30, 42117 Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 202 5633600
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Very nice zoo

We found this zoo slightly better than the one from Cologne, probably due to its location. It feels... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
Cyrille J
,
Cologne, Germany
via mobile
My favorite zoo

The zoo of Wuppertal really is a place to go, when in town. There are a lot of animals to see here... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
DerHenni
,
Haan, Germany
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“huge area” (2 reviews)
“big hill” (2 reviews)
“lions” (10 reviews)
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Hubertusallee 30, 42117 Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 202 5633600
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Reviewed February 25, 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

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Reviewed February 20, 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

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Reviewed July 23, 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
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Reviewed July 4, 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
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Reviewed April 10, 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
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Reviewed March 18, 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
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Reviewed January 18, 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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Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

The Zoo is builded on a Hill, lot of walking but worth the Visit. Really clean and a lot Of animals. There is also a really nice restaurant. And you can get there pretty easy with the Schwebebahn from every part of town.

Thank Adrian R
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

Not sure how many years I last went to the Zoo, but OMG - what a BIG HILL. It was not only hard for my father (86) but also for my kids (7 & 9) to climb this "big hill" and see all the attractions...More

Thank Bjoern G
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Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

It is a good day out with kids as most zoos would be. There is a lot of hilly walking, so hiring carts and buggies really helps. They have upgraded a lot in the past years and some animals as a result have more space...More

1  Thank Shrinklady
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