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Riga Zoo

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Riga Zoo is a city-owned zoo in Riga, Latvia. It is located in Mežaparks, on the western bank of... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Nice walk

Nice place to visit ! We spent there 2 hours. Good to go by tram from city center. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Tallinn, Estonia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 July 2008

I was stunned at how popular the Riga Zoo was. I arrived early on a Saturday morning, and there were already quite a few guests. By the time I left, the ticket line stretched on for about 150 feet! And it is a very pleasant...More

5  Thank Marywhotravels
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are huge animal lovers and are lucky enough to live in Chester, UK, where there is an excellent zoo with animals cared for properly with a huge conservation programme in place. Riga Zoo is an absolute disgrace to humanity. We arrived...More

4  Thank kevtasker
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the zoo in October, I am an animal lover, some animals seem to be well taken care of, like the Giraffes, goats and the ponies, but others not so much. I enjoy watching the giraffes in the closed room as they are being fed…....More

Thank Ah S
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Riga Zoo is a city-owned zoo in Riga, Latvia. It is located in Mežaparks, on the western bank of Ķīšezers lake. Riga Zoo houses around 4000 animals of nearly 500 species and is visited by 250-300,000 visitors annually. The zoo has a branch "Cīruļi" in...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit ! We spent there 2 hours. Good to go by tram from city center. Interesting animals and birds. Tropical part and aquarium are quite small but still nice place to visit!

Thank travellerew
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to show the children some animals, take a little walk, there is a children's playground in the zoo, good variety of animals, do no elephants. The park next to the zoo is also nice, there is even a swimming pace here and you...More

Thank Kristen K
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Riga Zoo is one of many Zoo's that I have visited. The best way to describe it would be that is very well rounded. It has a big variety of animals, that you can look at, some closed at certain seasons. The animals are being...More

Thank lamuks
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Go to Mezaparks and don't miss the zoo. The setting is beautiful and a delghtful tram ride away from the center

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Last time I visited Riga Zoo was about 20 years ago so it was about time to to that again. Took a tram from the city centre to the zoo. Arrived before noon on Saturday so at that time there were not many people around....More

2  Thank Sidewinder456
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We spent there a whole day and it was pleasant to explore the area. It's not the best zoo I have seen in my life but it's something nice to do if you are at loose ends!!!

Thank mikesterlina
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely zoo - gorgeous polar bear! Although it didn’t say, there’s discount for Riga pass - so 12 euros for 2 adults and a teen, it was a bargain

Thank eagertraveller123
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Area is not very large, so children doesn’t get tired very qiuck. Funtastic zoo with large reptiles (crocodiles, snakes) room, there a few rares animal species, insects room cool as well. Place near nice lake, good place for the rest. There is a few places...More

Thank Renatka A
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