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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  • What a fabulous place. The layout is beautiful; lots of pathways to explore; lots of trees for shade and lots of different continents to look at. The Japanese Bonsai display is beautiful. Lots of.....  more »
  • Budapest Zoo is famous for their spectacular historic buildings under cultural heritage like the Main Gate, the Elephants’ House or the Palm House. There are numerous species of animals and plants at....  more »
  • 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 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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