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202 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
London Zoo is such a delight to walk around, and it’s a really relaxing place for a date. There’s so much going on, with more than 20,000 animals to see, but I especially like the Land of the Lions, a new exhibit of Asiatic lions. I also love watching the monkeys and the otters play. The zoo is situated on the northern edge of Regent’s Park and is south of one of the city’s most stunning and breathtaking viewpoints, Primrose Hill. Head there afterwards with a picnic.
January 19, 2017

Tips from locals

December 04, 2019
London Zoo sits in the northern part of Regent’s Park and is extremely popular with families. Wildlife habitats include Tiger Territory, Gorilla Kingdom, Land of the Lions, Penguin Beach and Reptile House (where part of a Harry Potter film was shot). Meet the Monkeys is a big hit with younger kids…
December 04, 2019
A great place to see endangered animals great for all ages to see animals reptiles birds and sea life
November 25, 2019
place to see endangered animals fishes and birds up close
October 27, 2019
London Zoo is amazing - beautifully designed and packed full of fantastic animals from around the world. You can easily spend a whole day here. It's about 20 minutes in a taxi or car.
October 17, 2019
No one ever come to London without visiting the zoo

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England, NW1 4RY
Phone+44 20 7449 6200
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM
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