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Rostock Zoo

Barnstorfer Ring 1, 18059 Rostock, Germany

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About Rostock Zoo

Rostock Zoo is a zoo in Rostock city, established in 1899 on 56 hectares with 4,500 animals from 320 species. and it is the largest zoo on Germany's east coast. Rostock Zoo has a 20,000 m² living museum that contains over 80 kinds of animals.



Attractions near Rostock Zoo

St. Mary's Church, Rostock3.8km from Rostock Zoo

It is one of the biggest three town churches in the Hanseatic city of Rostock. In 1265, St. Mary's was designated as the main parish church. The church is a large Brick Gothic church. Built in the 13th century, it was enlarged and modified at the end of the 14th century into the present basilica.

Warnemünde Church10.77km from Rostock Zoo

A neogothic church building in Warnemünde. The church of Warnemünde stands for over one hundred years in the middle of the town and is the center of the Evangelical Lutheran congregation. In addition to being a place of rest and prayer, it has also even given protection from flooding. The church also has votive ships inside: they are a votive offering often given to churches in gratitude for the preservation and protection on the high seas.

Warnemünde lighthouse11.31km from Rostock Zoo

A lighthouse located near Warnow river, Warnemünde. The lighthouseis 36.9 meters high and was put in service in 1898. The lighthouse can be climbed by a granite spiral staircase and the tower has two galleries used as panoramic viewing platforms for visitors. Each year a large lighthouse show with laser light and music is celebrated on New Year's Day.

Leuchtturm Staberhuk61.65km from Rostock Zoo

The Staberhuk lighthouse is located in the southeast of the island of Fehmarn, a few kilometers east of the Fehmarnsund Bridge. Together with the Flügge lighthouse, it marks the route in Fehmarnsund.  The tower is equipped with the original belt lens from the English lighthouse on Heligoland, which was dismantled in 1902. It has a height of 2.41 m and a focal length of 925 mm. It was one of the main attractions in this area.

Leuchtturm Dahmeshöved66.05km from Rostock Zoo

The Dahmeshöved lighthouse is a beacon in the municipality of Dahme in the Ostholstein district in Schleswig-Holstein. It was built in 1878/79 according to plans by Ludwig Alexander Veitmeyer on a Höved and was used for shipping on the Lübeck-Gedser-Weg in the Lübeck and Mecklenburg Bay. The lighthouse, which is a listed building, had an air mist sound system or a foghorn.

Schwerin Cathedral66.55km from Rostock Zoo

It is called Schweriner Dom in German, an Evangelical Lutheran Cathedral located in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It was established by Henry the Lion in the late 12th century. The tower, is 117.5 meters high and was built between 1889 - 1893. It has the tallest church spire in the state.

Where is Rostock Zoo

Discover more attractions in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, where Rostock Zoo is located

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is located on the north coastline of Germany and has 1.94% of Germany's population. Its capital is Schwerin, and Rostock is the largest city. The big cities in the state include Stralsund, Wismar, Neubrandenburg, Greifswald, and Güstrow. The state was established in 1945 by the merger of Prussian Western Pomerania and Mecklenburg.