Zoo Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

Opened in 1865, Zoo Karlsruhe is one of the oldest zoos in Germany and home to around 800 animals of 150 different species. Its Karlsruhe's City Garden location creates a natural oasis that mimics the animals' native environment. You will find polar bears in the replica of an Arctic tundra habitat, plus zebras, antelopes, ostriches, and giraffes in the African savannah enclosure. In the City Garden, walk through the large rose garden, as well as the Japanese Garden, which holds a Festival of Lights every odd-numbered year. In the summer, you can ride a Gondoletta boat through the park's canals and lake. For Zoo Karlsruhe and beyond, use our Karlsruhe visit planner to get the most from your Karlsruhe vacation.
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  • My partner and I are both veterinary students and are absolutely appalled at the conditions these animals are kept in. In particular, the fennec fox was violently shivering, to the extent that we...  more »
  • This a really nice zoo in a lovely park setting. Nice animal habitats that aren't too depressing. Take a boat around the lake or eat an ice cream in a sun chair.  more »

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