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  • Zoo Frankfurt am Main

    Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1, 60316 Frankfurt am Main

    How to Get There?


      Trains from the Deutsche Bahn reaching the gigantic main station Frankfurt/Main Süd daily many times from everywhere in Germany. Get off at this station to change for a long-distance and regional services or the Tram 14 to get to the Zoo.

      DB BAHN

      The highway A4 with the direction to Frankfurt am Main is leading to the Zoo. After the first exit towards the A5 to Basel, then the exit 17 to Offenbach and then continue on the highway B3. From there simply follow the instructions on the street to Frankfurt/Main city hall.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 50.115646
      LONGTITUDE: 8.703031



      The nearest airport is the biggest one in Germany "Flughafen Frankfurt(FRA"). This airport is very close to the Zoo. Visitors have the opportunity to approach the zoo with public transportation in only 25 minutes or have a 15 minute ride with the car or taxi.

      Nearest airport

      Frankfurt/Main (FRA)

    Why Go There?

    winter: 9am-5pm, summer 9am-7pm

    The Zoo in Frankfurt/Main is one of the oldest zoos in the world. With 4500 animals and 500 different species its the largest night animal house of Europe. Exciting trip for adults & children!

    Too see impressive wildlife of Africa and other continents, such as lions, rhinos and crocodiles the Frankfurt Zoo is the best place for it. The zoo is worldwide known because of the director Professor Bernhard Grzimek, who built the zoo after its destruction in the Second World War and led it in nearly thiry-years (from 1945 to 1974) became an exemplary of modern animal husbandry

    Today the zoo has an outdoor area and unique animal houses, where all the different species and animals are living. The night animal house, known as "Grzimekhaus" is a great and interesting attraction for everyone, which give an opportunity to observe nocturnal animals in their habitats. 

    In addition the Frankfurt Zoo offers a wide scope of programs thoughout the year, including festivals for the entire family, exciting presentations about animals and special species, exhibits and themed tours. The zoo’s educational department also offers fantastic tours for all ages, including school classes, college students, teachers, professors and anyone interested in learning more about the zoo. Children have the opportunity to celebrate “wild” birthday parties at the zoo. 

    Tip: Visit the Exotarium and learn about the biodiversity of the Arctic Ocean to the Amazon. 

    Also very important: The zoological garden in Frankfurt/Main is very handicapped-friendly, so that everybody gets the wonderful opportunity to discover and enjoy a trip to the zoo.


    Location Details

    Escape Address: Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1, 60316 Frankfurt am Main , Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany

    Things to do close by!


    Frankfurts largest shopping street is called "Zeil", located right in the city center of Frankfurt/Main only a 12 minute walk away from the zoo. "Zeil" is one of the most famous and busiest shopping streets in Germany and offers a huge range of diverse stores and famous brands. Clothes, shoes, accessoires and more for every age, alike the opportunity to choose between a wide selection of food.

    Christmas Market

    Frankfurt/Main has one of the nicest and most important Christmas markets in Germany, which is opened from the end of November till the end of December. The elaborate and creative stand decorations, the scenic surroundings and the wide choice of special food and drinks make it to one of the most beautiful markets in Germany. Enjoying its special christmas atmosphere only a 5 minute ride away is a great experience for families or as an romantic walk in winter. Römerberg 2, 60311 Frankfurt.


    Frankfurt/Main is famous for its 'Commerzbank tower" - Germanys highest tower with 259 meters. Take this journey only 5 minutes with the car away. Its outstanding architecture and conception is very impressive and modern. At the tower public tours are offered, which are an interesting adventure for everyone. Very important: Registration required!

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