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Korkeasaari Zoo, Helsinki

3.8
#1 of 11 in Zoos & Aquariums in Finland
Since it was established in 1889, Korkeasaari Zoo has attracted tourists and animal lovers for more than a century. The zoo's rocky island location attracts as much awe as the animals here; in fact, the island was a national park and used for fishing in 1569 until the establishment of the zoo in the 19th century. Discover this quiet spot removed from the city center where you can view over 150 animal species and 1,000 types of plants. Walk through the site's popular cat valley and get to know the exotic creatures at one of Europe's oldest zoos. PutKorkeasaari Zoo into our Helsinki trip planner and find out whats close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Perfect place to visit with family. Located on an island and frequented by bus service from main city and railway station.  more »
  • If it’s summer season take the boat instead of bus to the zoo. Boats go from Hakaniemi and Market squares. Buy a return ticket and you can return to either pier. Prams are no problem but if you’d...  more »
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  • Great place to spend on weekends.
  • Nice if not cold and rainy. Alot of people
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