Traveling to Germany do not forget to visit Tierpark Hagenbeck - the ideal destination for animal lovers

One of the standout creations of Tierpark Hagenbeck zoo's founder is the use of moats instead of cages to separate wildlife from visitors, creating a sense of closeness and visualization. 
Tierpark Hagenbeck , zoo in Hamburg (Germany) was founded by a man named Carl Hagenbeck, who likes to collect exotic animals so much that he opens a zoo to display them. First opened in the early 1900s, the zoo is still operated and owned by the Hagenbeck family. This is a destination not to be missed when you visit the German city ​​of Hamburg . 

Information you need to know about Tierpark Hagenbeck

What reassures animal lovers at Hagenbeck Zoo is that the majority of animals are not locked up in cages, but live freely in areas similar to their natural habitat. Instead of using cages or fences to separate visitors from the animals, the moats will do that. 

experience visiting the Tierpark Hagenbeck zooWalrus is living in a natural environment and friendly with humans. Photo: Angel Candy Photography

Thousands of animals can be found today at the zoo , including one of the largest herds of elephants in Europe. Notably is the Tropen Aquarium, an artificial habitat of more than 14,300 animals, including the Nile crocodile and about 13,000 fish. There are also a number of restaurants, children's playgrounds, spots for animals to eat and a huge theme park.
The Zoo in Hamburg is open daily, usually from 9am to 4:30 pm, however times can vary depending on the season. Tierpark Hagenbeck ticketscost 22 euros (580,000 VND) for adults and 17 euros (450,000 VND) for children from 4 to 16 years old. Children 3 years and under can enter free of charge. 
The aquarium is open daily from 9am to 6pm and sells tickets separately. You can buy a combination ticket to visit both the zoo and the aquarium on the same day with a discount of 34 euros (900,000 VND) for adults and 25 euros (660,000 VND) for children. 
Hagenbeck Zoo is  located near Hagenbecks Tierpark U-Bahn Metro Station. You can also get here by bus routes 22, 181 and 281. 

What to visit in Tierpark Hagenbeck?

The animals in Tierpark Hagenbeck are extremely diverse. You can see elephants roaming freely in indoor and outdoor areas. The design of the house for elephants makes you feel like you are lost in a magical land, there is even a waterfall.
A lot of strange animals live in Tierpark Hagenbeck that you can hardly find in any other zoo, such as the Harry Potter owl. You can buy a map to locate where you are, but you don't need to follow any specific routes to Hagenbeck zoo , let your discovery instincts and curiosity guide you. 
Next to a small pond is the beautiful Thai Sala temple. A Japanese garden with a characteristic Torii gate is nestled somewhere in the middle of a zoo. Natural sunlight filled the space. Whether walking alone or with a small family, you'll find joy in every step. 

experience visiting the Tierpark Hagenbeck zooBeautiful Thai-style temple located on the clear blue water. Photo: Tiergaerten
Inside a large glass dome was the residence of orangutans. You can climb the stairs to the cabin to unleash the panoramic view. This animal is very active, moving continuously, as if performing a play together for the audience to enjoy.
Go to Tierpark Hagenbeck , you will definitely meet mighty tigers. They lie down together, enjoying the sun. Nothing will interfere with your view of this leprechaun, and they cannot eat you either because they are separated by a moat. As for the bison, they are so friendly that they get very close to the edge of the trench when you pass by. 
In the man-made Himalayan Tahr Rocks area, visitors can climb the ladder to the top to see the different angles of the zoo, while mountain goats clamber slowly on the steep rock side with no stairs. . 
The Hamburg zoo always makes you feel like you are somewhere very secluded, especially when you see a swarm of Antarctic penguins gathering together right in front of you. Walrus, seals and flamingos along the way give you more “firsts” encountering wildlife . Unlike the feeling of visiting animals in an iron cage, you can easily approach the animals intuitively and feel a strong connection with nature. 
Most visitors were impressed by the cleanliness of the Tierpark Hagenbeck . The animals are well cared for and look very healthy, proving the professionalism and love of the animals in zoo keepers. If you have the opportunity to travel to Germany , do not miss this interesting destination!

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