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Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe - Things to Know Before Visiting

Ettlinger Str. 6, 76137 Karlsruhe, Germany


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About Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe

Opened in 1865, it is one of the oldest zoos in Germany, having about 4.400 animals and 250 species. In 13 November 2010, 26 animals were killed and several animals suffered severe burns due to a fire at the zoo.

Attractions Near Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe

ZKM | Center for Art and Media
ZKM | Center for Art and Media1.45km from Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe

Organizes special exhibitions and thematic events, conducts research and produces works on the effects of media, digitization, and globalization. The ZKM houses under one roof exhibition spaces, the research platform Hertz Lab, a library and a media library, thus combining research and production, exhibitions and events, archive and collection.

Karlsruhe Palace
Karlsruhe Palace1.62km from Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe

Built in 1715 by Margrave Charles III William of Baden-Durlach, after a dispute with the citizens of his previous capital, Durlach. The city of Karlsruhe was planned with the tower of the palace at the center and 32 streets radiating out from it like spokes on a wheel, or ribs on a folding fan, so that a nickname for Karlsruhe in German is the "fan city"

Baumwipfelpfad Schwarzwald(Treetop Walk Black Forest)
Baumwipfelpfad Schwarzwald(Treetop Walk Black Forest)29.31km from Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe

With an overall length of 1,250 metres and a top height of 20 metres, the treetop walk meanders through the beech trees, firs and spruces of the mountain forest. There is a 40-metre-high, architecturally unique observation tower here that gives panoramic views of the forest.

Maulbronn Monastery
Maulbronn Monastery29.84km from Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe

One of the best-preserved monastery complex in Europe, surrounded by turreted walls and a tower gate. The monastery's narthex, called "the Paradise", is the oldest example of Gothic architecture in Germany.

Technic Museum Speyer
Technic Museum Speyer34.89km from Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe

The Technik Museum Speyer is a technology museum in Speyer openend in 1991 as a sister museum of the Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim. The museum has over 2,000 exhibits and an exhibition area of more than 150,000 m² , indoors and outdoors. It pulls more than half a million visitors per year.

Speyer Cathedral
Speyer Cathedral35.5km from Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe

It is one of the most important Romanesque monuments from the time of the Holy Roman Empire. The cathedral was the burial place of the German emperors for almost 300 years.

Where is Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe

Discover More Attractions in Baden-Württemberg, Where Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe Is Located

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Germany's third largest state. Most of the major cities of Baden-Württemberg straddle the banks of the Neckar River, which runs downstream (from southwest to the center, then northwest) through the state past Tübingen, Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Heidelberg, and Mannheim.