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Zoo Magdeburg

Zooallee 1, 39124 Magdeburg, Germany


About Zoo Magdeburg

The Magdeburg Zoological Garden, or Magdeburg Zoo for short, is a zoological garden in Magdeburg in Saxony-Anhalt.  The 16-hectare zoo in Magdeburg is visited by around 340,000 visitors every year. It has a parkland and a large playground for children. In 2016, around 1,400 animals belonging to over 210 species or races lived in the zoo.

Attractions near Zoo Magdeburg

Jahrtausendturm3.4km from Zoo Magdeburg

The millennium tower in the Elbauenpark is a unique structure that was built for the 1999 Federal Horticultural Show. It includes a technology exhibition showing the achievements of the past 6,000 years. The exhibition on the development of sciences, which is supported by many descriptive experiments with which the visitor can interact. One notable example is a powerful telescope through which visitors can observe the distant clock-face on the Magdeburger cathedral.

Magdeburger Reiter3.85km from Zoo Magdeburg

The Magdeburg rider is an equestrian statue that was made around 1240 in the younger Magdeburg workshop. It is an early life-size round three-dimensional equestrian statue of medieval sculpture and is one of the first-rate works of European art history. Two virgins complete it to form a group of figures. The three statues consist of several blocks of fine-grain sandstone.

Elbauenpark3.86km from Zoo Magdeburg

The Elbauenpark is a family and leisure park in the northeast of Magdeburg.  The park area is about 100 hectares and consists of the parts Kleiner Anger and Großer Anger, which are separated by the busy Herrenkrugstraße but connected by a pedestrian bridge. The park has a total of four combined entrances and exits and three exits. According to Stern magazine, the Elbauenpark is the best leisure attraction in Saxony-Anhalt.

Kunstmuseum Magdeburg - Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen is a monastery in Magdeburg's old town . The building ensemble is one of the most important Romanesque structures in Germany . Today the buildings are used as the municipal art museum, the monastery of Our Lady and the concert hall. The monastery is one of the most famous sights in the city. It is in close proximity to Magdeburg Cathedral and the city center.

The Green Citadel is a building in Magdeburg designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser . It was completed in 2005. It is the last project Hundertwasser worked on before his death. With the Hundertwasserschule in Lutherstadt Wittenberg , he artistically designed another building in Saxony-Anhalt. The house is located in the city center in the immediate vicinity of the Domplatz and the Landtag.

Magdeburg Cathedral4.67km from Zoo Magdeburg

The Magdeburg Cathedral which was also called as Magdeburg dom is the oldest existing gothic cathedral in Germany. Initially built in the nine hundreds.  The cathedral is also home to the grave of Otto I the Great.  It survived multiple destructions of Magdeburg and still shapes the silhouette of the city.

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Saxony-Anhalt is a state of Germany, bordering the states of Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia, and Lower Saxony.  Almost all of Saxony-Anhalt lies within the North European Plain, and its landscapes exhibit impacts from successive eras of glaciation.  One of the beautiful states in Germany which were blessed with natural beauty.