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Nuremberg Zoo

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Tiergarten Nuremberg is set in an extraordinary and unique landscape. By taking a walk through the large, densely wooded park the visitors discover open-air enclosures skilfully fitted into the red sandstone of the region. Watch dolphins and sea...more
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Am Tiergarten 30, 90480 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 911 54546
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Imagine you are in the nature to see exotic animals and not in an artificial landscape - then you are in Nuremberg Zoo! All of the fenced-in areas are built to fit in the existing terrain. The "house" of lions, pumas and similar animals is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nordkappe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think we went in their off season probably only saw 30 people the day we went but that made the experience so magical. So many animals that we went and visited came out for us, sometimes they thought we were their feeders and would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beth S
Tiergarten N, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Nuremberg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Beth S. Winter is a special season in Tiergarten Nürnberg. As you we like it very much.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely visit here on Boxing Day with our 2 year old daughter. So many of the animals have inside enclosures and the whole zoo is in a huge woodland with gorgeous walks between the large exhibits. We couldn’t believe how close we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Blondebride86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent with all the animals you would want to see, would recommend a Visit! I was surprised to know that they have aquatic animals as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark R
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Having arrived in Nuremberg a couple of days early for the start of the Christmas market, we were at a bit of a loss at what to do so decided to visit the zoo. It was well signposted even though my sat nav took us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rayclark1977
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We spent a lot longer here than we'd expected. The zoo is built on the side of a hill, and set in woodland. Highlights are gorillas, snow leopard, fishing cat and underwater viewing areas for penguins, seals and manatees. There are also some habitat areas....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David4758
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Great zoo. It was very quiet due to the time of year, made it feel like we had our own private zoo. Very well organised with good facilities. The dolphin show was fantastic. The animals are cared about and well looked after. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dewy977
Reviewed 2 November 2018

You can easily spend a day there. Dolphin show is very nice. They also have Polar bears, tigers and Lions. Clean place with good facilities inside.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I had good time at the Tiergarten Nuremberg a lot of animals very clean and great organized. Of course recommend it

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank wailln2017
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Zoo is quite big, yet the number of animals is not huge which is good for animals as it result in a great space for them. The biggest upside is dolphinarium with great dolphin show!

Date of experience: September 2018
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19 October 2016|
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Response from master_of_germs | Reviewed this property |
In October the zoo closes at 6 p.m. last entry is at 5 p.m., but as far as i remember the animal houses are being locked at least half an hour before closing time... which is enough time to head to the exit without the need... More
2 April 2016|
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Response from periandro | Reviewed this property |
It's rather far away. No way to walk from the train station to the zoo as you would waist the whole morning on the way. The best thing to do is to take tram number 5, whose final stop is right in front of the zoo entrance... More
barbara c
7 May 2015|
Response from Reckless_V-o-L | Reviewed this property |
I got there with the car. But according the info on the zoo's website: You may reach it by tram (line 5). A bus (line no. 65) connects the Tiergarten with important transfer points to underground and urban railways. I... More