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Brettjmk
Courcelles, Belgium84 contributions
Family
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Splendid idea to add a special touch to the place of His Majesty Napoleon the first
Written 14 July 2022
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Isabelle R
403 contributions
Family
This was great to see these animals we can operate. This provide also good details on the different species. It is good fun for the whole family
Written 10 August 2021
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Sally M
Conwy, UK34 contributions
We though this was a great place - and free and it's an open space so dog friendly! Spent well over an hour playing with the various animals. Do check times before you go - we had to hang around for an hour before the "Vets" came to switch the pneumatics and hydraulics on. There is a walking route round the town (map from TI) but it's not particularly interesting.
Written 31 October 2019
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c00ee
Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, France140 contributions
Friends
I hadn't got high expectations, but was really surprised as they were just so good and there are so many of them. Loved the flamingos and the owl, but they were all great and set in beautifully planted pools full of koi carp. It was nice watching children enjoy controlling the creatures. Thoroughly recommended.
Written 31 July 2019
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Rob B
Eastleigh, UK163 contributions
Couples
Roche sur yon? Somewhere many of us know well from the signs on the Autoroute but few have visited. We'll if you're in the area I'd highly recommend the town with its zoo mechanique in Place Napoleon. A great way to spend a couple of hours relaxing in the square on one of the many benches and even slatted Wooden sunbeds with a picnic or taking lunch in one of the nearby cafes, before looking at the many mechanical animals, pulling levers and pushing buttons to move their various parts. The crocodile by the bandstand is my firm favourite.
Written 13 August 2018
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Sarah B
West Malling, UK38 contributions
Family
For a freebie this is a must! We only came to Roche ser Yon because we heard about these mechanical animals.

An owl, a heron, flamingos, an otter and frogs all controlled by a set of buttons and levers which you or the kids can push and pull. The engineering behind each animal is amazing and watching the pistons going up and down is very good.

Each animal is set in a pond filled with koi and Lilly pads and they really are quite pretty.

There was a crocodile and a fish but they were being fixed but they looked good.

Pleasant little square to walk around for half and hour with a few good restaurants although we didn’t eat.

Nice statue of Napoléon and the parking was about 5 minutes away and quite reasonable. Lots of shops as well.
Written 31 May 2018
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andrew p
Manchester, UK137 contributions
Family
Four adults spent a couple of hours here. its an amazing place and getting to work out how the animals work is good fun. The alligator is the best as it squirts water at those watching if you work out how to control it. The flamingo is also good to operate. The area is quiet and there are also places t eat around the place also.
Written 8 September 2017
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Climber729714
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg2 contributions
Family
We spent one hour with our 2 children 8 and 5 and had a really nice time. My boys being fan of robots and machine, it was the perfect place to visit in La Roche sur Yon.
Written 3 September 2017
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Brenna122
Cork, Ireland6 contributions
Family
My family and I come here often when we are in La Roche Sur Yon, its a beautiful place to walk, our son loves the animals (and we do too). I've visited the area at night as well and have always felt completely safe.
Written 19 November 2016
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And2012S
Chantonnay, France261 contributions
Couples
This is an unusual and creative use of space in the middle of a city centre. It is usually open in the afternoons. The machine animals are imaginative and creative. It is excellent for children.
Written 15 October 2016
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