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Visit the Hoyerswerd Zoo

Small but nice ZOO in Saxony

Petr Liška
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Visit the Hoyerswerd Zoo
Inserted: 08.10.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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At the eastern end of the historic center of Hoyerswerda, right next to the local castle, you will find a small but very nice zoo. There is a nice tropical pavilion, ibex, teddy bear, camels and lots of other animals. The center of the zoo is a nice playground.

Tropical hall

Probably the biggest pride of the zoo in Hoyerswerda is its Tropical Hall. Crocodiles, pygmy hippos and a whole range of reptiles and fish live here.

Tropical hall
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Turtles

Right next to the tropical pavilion is the turtle enclosure

Turtles
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Playground in the center of the ZOO

Parents will appreciate the large playground in the center of the zoo with lots of places to sit around

Playground in the center of the ZOO
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Big Bear Run

In the ZOO you will also find a large bear enclosure with several observatories.

Big Bear Run
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Rabbit Pavilion

Small children will also appreciate the rabbit run

Rabbit Pavilion
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Camels and llamas

A large paddock of camels follows

Camels and llamas
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Pelicans at the castle

A very nice part of the ZOO is the moat around the castle, where you can find waterfowl with a whole range of pelicans

Pelicans at the castle
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Entrance to Hoyerswerda Castle

There is a direct entrance to the castle from the ZOO. The castle houses the city museum.

Entrance to Hoyerswerda Castle
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Beasts in the ZOO

You will of course also find several felines in the ZOO

Beasts in the ZOO
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Ostrich paddock

In the eastern part of the ZOO you will come across ostriches, zebras and a pond with birds

Ostrich paddock
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Views of the castle

You also have nice views of the castle building from several places in the garden. Of course, there is also a restaurant in the ZOO, so it is possible to have refreshments here.

Views of the castle
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