Lisbon Zoo, Lisbon

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Explore the historical Lisbon Zoo with its 300 species of animals, many of which are endangered. Dr. Van Der Leen, who owned the largest aviary in the country, founded the zoo in 1884 with the support of a few others. This zoo is focused on conservation and the continuation of endangered species. Learn about its efforts by participating in an educational program or joining in a recreational activity on site. You can see more than 2,000 animals, including 157 species of birds. The zoo also offers a number of entertaining exhibits, including a dolphin show. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Lisbon holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Lisbon Zoo and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The zoo is easy to reach by metro. The zoo is nice and You will be happy to how well the animals are kept. There gorillas and gibbons were so nice! There is also a nice cable car for free. It goes hig...  more »
  • A great zoo with some rare species. Nice big enclosures and nice scenery. Don't forget to see the dolphin show.  more »
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  • Brilliant. Worth every moment. Amazing animals, incredible dolphin and bird show. There are enough food and ice cream stands to keep one cool and fed. The zoo is small enough so that you could walk it in an hour and a half, but we spent 6 hours there, and could probably spent even more time.
  • Best zoo i've ever visited. It's 2 in 1 - zoo and botanical garden. The animals have very large spaces and there are no cages (except for some monkeys that wold have jumped on us otherwise). You can take pictures of animals without fences. There are peacocks wandering freely. Lots of trees, so it's ok to visit even in a summer afternoon. There is also a cable car you can take for free (included in the zoo ticket)
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