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The Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig) is a zoo in Leipzig that covers about 27 hectares, containing around 850 species. The Leipzig zoo is mostly known for its large building projects, including the Pongoland with gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans and Gondwanaland, the world's second largest indoor rain forest hall. The zoo was founded in 1878 by Ernst Pinkert making it one of the older zoos in the world.

Leipzig Zoo
Pfaffendorfer Straße 29
04105 Leipzig

Museum type(s)

Nature & Natural History


Animals Zoo

Visitor information

Opening hours

Open daily, even on public holidays.

Mar 21-Apr 30: 09:00-18:00
May 1-Sep 30: 09:00-19:00
Oct: 09:00-18:00
Nov 1-Mar 20 09:00-17:00

On 24 and 31.12. until 3 pm.

More opening hours


0 - 5 Free


Winter Rates ( Nov. 1 - Mar 20)
Adults: €17
Reduced: €14
Children (6 - 16): €10
Family: €41

Summer prices (Mar 21 - Oct 31)
Adults: €21

More admission


  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Child friendly


Pfaffendorfer Straße 29, Leipzig, Germany


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