Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, Budapest

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See a Komodo dragon, lion cub nursery, and diverse plant life at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, the oldest zoo park in Hungary. Founded in 1866, this zoo is actually one of the oldest in the world. Walk through the park to admire more than 1,000 species of animals. Notice the historical Art Nouveau buildings in this nature preserve, as well as several exhibits of native and exotic plants in the gardens, including the Magical Hill and America Tropicana collections. Spend some time watching the zoo's rhinos, hippopotamuses, bears, primates, and many other creatures that have inhabited the park since its reconstruction after World War II. See Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden and all Budapest has to offer by arranging your trip with our Budapest attractions planning tool .
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  • My wife and I have visited zoos all over the world and both agreed that this is the best one we have been to. You get really close to the animals - none of the big ditches and heavy fences we see in m...  more »
  • Like alot of zoo's their's good and bad with this one. The enclosure for the Hippo's was totally inadequate. The chance to pet and feed some of the animals is good especially for young children. There...  more »
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  • A 5 Star Zoo experience! Animals seemed happy with their enclosures and we're quite active! Beautiful grounds with fantastic greenery and gardens. No rubbish laying around, very clean and tidy. Staff happy and friendly. Easy to navigate and our 2 year old loved it! Best Zoo we have been to so far!
  • Loved this place ..it is massive take your time.. animals are really well looked after ..they enclosures are lovely. Price is not bad for a whole day adventure. . Loads of things to see and places to buy food and drinks. Bring you whole family you will not be disappointed . A definite must see if you in Budapest.
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