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ZSL London Zoo, London

3.3
#6 of 182 in Parks in London
Opened in 1828, ZSL London Zoo is the world’s oldest scientific zoo. Housing nearly 755 species, with over 16,000 individual animals, this is one of the largest zoological collections in the entire country. This site is also noted for opening the first reptile house, public aquarium, insect house, and children’s zoo in the UK. Hundreds of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates are sheltered here, with several special areas spread across the park’s grounds. Don’t miss the Africa-themed section, with high-level viewing platforms providing a look into the world of zebras, warthogs, giraffes, and wild dogs. Beat the long entry lines by booking your tickets online. Make ZSL London Zoo part of your personalized London itinerary using our London tour itinerary maker.
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  • Entering the zoo, the gorillas were our first stop, but finding monkeys was a challenge. After a thorough fifteen-minute exhibit inspection, the gorillas were still missing, so we continued on to...  more »
  • After having London zoo on our to do list for sometime we decided to finally visit on our latest stay in London. Entry is pricey as to be expected with anything in London. On entry staff didn’t...  more »
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  • Slightly better than a regular city Zoo, but ultimately is a city zoo. Generally clean and tidy, and very well kept animals and enclosures. Good facilities but I would say not great value for money. Aquarium section is particularly good in my opinion. Would definitely recommend but take a nice picnic rather than rely on on-site food.
  • ZSL London zoo is a great place to go if you're visiting London. It has a wide variety of animals and some of the most bizarre-looking animals you will ever see. The animals are given proper care and a habitat identical to the animal's natural habitat in the wild. I highly recommend this place to all animal lovers.

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