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City: Leipzig 04105
Federal State: Saxony

Size: 26 ha (65 acre)

Animals: 4300 animals of 865 species

Opened in 1878

This collection is mainly a zoo                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children
Playground, playgrounds, pony riding

StreichelnPetting animals
Petting enclosure

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Not allowed

TiershowsTalks & shows
Feeding talks: seals/pinnipeds, penguins, elephants

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
On prior arrangement / reservation

EssenEat & drink
Snacks, café, beer garden
(this information may also refer to facilities nearby)

ServiceFacilities and restrictions for handicapped and babies
Toilets for handicapped

InfoShop and publications
Shop, guidebook, journal

Dogs not allowed

TermineEvents during the year
Annual festival, school holidays events, special events, concerts

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotMay until September 9 - 19 hrs.
 dotOctober and April 9 - 18 hrs. (on weekends until 19 hrs.). November until March 9 - 17 hrs..


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 21 €
 dotChildren (age 6 - 14): 12 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees; family admission rates, groups discount rates, annual/season passes

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A14 exit Leipzig-Mitte, B2 in the direction of city center. Or via A9 / A38. Signposted. Parking garages in front of the zoo (fee). P+R advised

Anfahrt & By public transport: tram no. 12 to ´Zoo Leipzig´

Aerial view and map at maps.google, in new window
(for street map, click there on map and zoom out)

Staff & contact information

Persons in charge:
 dotDr. Jörg Junhold, Geschäftsführer und Zoodirektor
 dotDipl. Biol. Gerd Nötzold, Seniorkurator
 dotDr. Andreas Bernhard, Seniorkurator und Leitender Zootierarzt


PostAddress: Pfaffendorfer Straße 29, 04105 Leipzig, GERMANY
Operated by: Zoo Leipzig GmbH
Member of: EAZA, EUAC, VdZ, WAZA

MailE-mail: office@zoo-leipzig.de
WebWebsite: http://www.zoo-leipzig.de

* Please note: Most information given about the zoos is derived from our zoo database in German language by parsing keywords or auto-translation. While this works very well with most data, in some cases it might result in odd translation or missing additional details. You might want to have a look at the german German version for control and additional information.

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