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Heidelberg Zoo

Tiergartenstraße 3, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

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About Heidelberg Zoo

Founded in 1933 and opened for the public on 20 November 1934, the zoo was totally destroyed during bombings in March 1945. Since 1972, the reformation began and slowly added more and more animal enclosures which includes an elephant house that was opened in 2010.



Attractions near Heidelberg Zoo

Philosophers Walk2.67km from Heidelberg Zoo

A walk through scenic nature, with a view of Heidelberg city. The name "Philosophers' Walk" can be traced to the fact that Heidelberg's university professors and philosophers found this path a place where they could talk seriously and contemplate while enjoying the charming view of the region.

Kurpfälzisches Museum2.89km from Heidelberg Zoo

Museum of art and archaeology. The Archaeology collection of the museum includes a facsimile of the lower jaw of Homo heidelbergensis discovered in Mauer- a village located between Heidelberg and Sinsheim.

Altstadt Heidelberg3.21km from Heidelberg Zoo

Heidelberg city’s historic heart- with cobblestone streets, centuries-old buildings, and bustling market squares overlooked by the hilltop Heidelberg Castle and gardens.

Heiligenberg3.29km from Heidelberg Zoo

Large wooded hill overlooking the town of Heidelberg. It has been the site of many historic and pre-historic constructions, including a Celtic hilltop fortification, a Roman sacred precinct, several medieval monasteries, modern lookout towers and the Heidelberg Thingstätte- an open air theatre built by the Nazis in the 1930s.

Old Bridge Heidelberg3.33km from Heidelberg Zoo

It connects the Old City with the eastern part of the Neuenheim district of the city on the opposite bank. The current bridge, made of Neckar sandstone and the ninth built on the site, was constructed in 1788 by Elector Charles Theodore and is one of the best-known landmarks in Heidelberg.

Heidelberg Castle3.78km from Heidelberg Zoo

The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. It is located 80 meters (260 ft) up the northern part of the Königstuhl hillside and thereby dominates the view of the Heidelberg oldtown.

Where is Heidelberg Zoo

Discover more attractions in Baden-Württemberg, where Heidelberg Zoo is located

Baden-Württemberg50 attractions

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.