Zoo Berlin#11 in Best Things To Do in Berlin
Zoos are frequently top attractions for families, and Zoo Berlin (or Zoologischer Garten Berlin) is no different. Nearly 20,000 animals – including giant pandas, hippos and polar bears – live here, nestled in the southwestern curve of the Tiergarten.
The zoo is open daily from 9 a.m. to either 4:30, 6 or 6:30 p.m. (depending on the season). If you're also interested in bidding a "guten tag" to the aquatic animals housed at the nearby aquarium, you can save some euros by purchasing a combined ticket. Recent visitors say the variety of animals is impressive and the facilities are well-maintained. Reviewers were also pleased with the aquarium and recommended paying for the combined ticket. However, travelers do warn of a lack of food and drink options within the zoo.
You can find Zoo Berlin on the U-Bahn and S-Bahn. General zoo admission ranges from 8 euros (about $9) for children 15 and younger to 15.50 euros (about $17) for adults. Family ticket packages are also available. Note that the ticket office closes one hour before the zoo closes. For more information, visit the zoo's website.
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