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Schönbrunn Zoo, Vienna

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Located on the grounds of the majestic Schonbrunn Palace, Schönbrunn Zoo mixes rich history and the animal kingdom. Wander through this World Heritage Site for sightings of giant pandas, koalas, orangutans, tigers, penguins, and more.  Visit the Amazon rainforest, or catch a polar bear feeding in the polarium. The zoo, the oldest in the world, opened in 1752 as a menagerie. You'll find an interesting architectural mix here, with original buildings from the Baroque era mingling with modern zoo architecture.The zoo offers several themed tours, as well as the chance to customize a guided tour according to your personal interest, if you book in advance. Plan to visit Schönbrunn Zoo during your Vienna vacation using our convenient Vienna visit planner.
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  • Its been a while since I visited any kind of zoo and I've also been fortunate to see may animals in the wild. So whilst I see the potential value in a zoo for people who don't get the change to... 
    Its been a while since I visited any kind of zoo and I've also been fortunate to see may animals in the wild. So whilst I see the potential value in a zoo for people who don't get the change to...  more »
  • A really great place to go for a few hours. We were lucky with the weather too. Be sure to add tickets to see the Palm house and Desert house. A few enclosures were closed in the zoo , so we missed....  more
    A really great place to go for a few hours. We were lucky with the weather too. Be sure to add tickets to see the Palm house and Desert house. A few enclosures were closed in the zoo , so we missed....  more »
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  • One of the oldest zoos in the world! This was such an amazing experience. The zoo was a lot bigger than we were expecting it to be and beyond crowded so we would recommend buying tickets in advance and getting there early. You will not be disappointed visiting this zoo from child age to adult there is something to admire for everyone.
  • Such a great Zoo! Make sure you go early enough because it is a rather big location and if you want to enjoy the whole thing you are going to need about 2-3+ hours. So many animals to see! And you can use the map they provide you with to plan out your exploration. Great location for little children and for couples! Don't miss out when you visit Vienna, since it's one of the oldest Zoos of Europe!

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