Kaliningrad Zoo is one of Russia's oldest and now contains well over 2000 animals. Originally founded in 1896 by the Tiergarten Society, the zoo in Kaliningrad is one of the largest and most visited in the country.
Visitors wishing to take full advantage of the zoo should stay at a well located Hotel in Kaliningrad. The Radisson Hotel Kaliningrad is situated near the historic main square and has excellent transport links with the city's many attractions and airport.
Visiting Kaliningrad Zoo
The zoo in Kaliningrad is now home to over 300 different kinds of animal, many of which are part of breeding programmes to ensure their species' survival. The family friendly attraction is one of the most visited by tourists to Kaliningrad and is located at the heart of the city.
One of Kaliningrad Zoo's many popular attractions is its hippopotamus enclosure. The animal is the emblem of the zoo, with a hippo being one of the four creatures that survived the Second World War. The zoo in Kaliningrad also cares for a wide range of big cats, with its lions and snow leopards particularly admired by tourists.
Additionally Kaliningrad Zoo is home to an impressive array of plants and fauna, with the rare ginkgo tree just one of the many species attracting wildlife lovers to its grounds.
Book your hotel in Kaliningrad
Holidaymakers wishing to explore the beauty of the zoo can conveniently do so from the stylish Radisson Hotel Kaliningrad. Offering 178 elegantly designed rooms, guests can also easily visit the iconic Cathedral of Christ the Saviour or the natural beauty of the Curonian Spit National Park.