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Walter Zoo

Neuchlen 200, 9200 Gossau, Switzerland

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About Walter Zoo

The biggest private zoo in Switzerland, the largest chimpanzee enclosure in Switzerland. Barbecue by the romantic pond, pony and camel rides. Watching the show presented in the circus tent, admiring more than 500 animals, and having lots of fun at the play facilities will make your visit a delightful experience.



Attractions near Walter Zoo

Rosenberg Castle2.53km from Walter Zoo

A royal hermitage set in the King’s Garden in the heart of Copenhagen, Rosenborg Castle features 400 years of splendor, royal art treasures, and the Crown Jewels and Royal Regalia. Among the main attractions is the Great Hall with the coronation thrones and three life-size silver lions standing guard. There are also so many attractions in and around at this place.

Gübsensee3.17km from Walter Zoo

Gübsensee is a reservoir near the city of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Its dams were built between 1898 and 1900, the first hydroelectric reservoir in Switzerland. Kraftwerk Kubel has generated electrical power there since 1900.  Gübsensee Ost is a gravity dam with a height of 24 m, Gübsensee West an earth fill dam.  The lake's surface area is 0.17 km2. Its volume is 1.5 Mio m³.  The Gübsensee and the surrounding area is today protected as a nature reserve.

Located in the middle of the beautiful hill country of Appenzell and is mainly dedicated to the Appenzell alpine dairy culture and the textile home industry.

St. Gallen Cathedral6.83km from Walter Zoo

A Roman Catholic church in the city of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Part of the Abbey of St. Gall, it has been the cathedral of the Diocese of St. Gallen since 1847. Completed in 1767, the cathedral was designed by Peter Thumb, who also designed Abbey's famous library. Among its rich decorations are frescoes painted mostly by Josef Wannenmacher, and the most complete set of historic church bells in Switzerland. The south altar features a bell brought back by Saint Gall himself from Ireland, one of t

Abbey Library of Saint Gall6.84km from Walter Zoo

The Abbey Library of Saint Gall is a significant medieval monastic library located in St. Gallen, Switzerland. In 1983, the library, as well as the Abbey of St. Gall, were designated a World Heritage Site, as “an outstanding example of a large Carolingian monastery and was, since the 8th century until its secularisation in 1805, one of the most important cultural centers in Europe”.

Kirche St. Laurenzen6.88km from Walter Zoo

The St. Laurenzen Church is a federal monument and is considered a monument of national importance. It was built between 1850 and 1854 in  neo-Gothic style.  After climbing the tower, you will have a wonderful view over the roofs of St.Gallen. The church takes its name from the martyr Lawrence of Rometo whom it was dedicated to. It is classified as a building worthy of national protection and, as a monument of national importance, is therefore under federal monument protection.

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The canton is located in the northeast of Switzerland. The mountains of the canton include part of a thrust fault that was declared a geologic UNESCO world heritage site, under the name Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, in 2008.