Zoo Atlanta

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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7 expert recommendations



This zoo has more than 1,500 animals and 200 species from around the world living in naturalistic habitats. Full review →


Frommer's 33

This delightful 40-acre zoo dates from 1889, when George W. Hall (aka "Popcorn George") brought his traveling circus to town. Full review →


Lonely Planet

The Zoo Atlanta , which features flamingos, elephants, kangaroos and the odd tiger. But the zoo's pride and joy are the giant pandas. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

Zoo Atlanta is one of Georgia's most loved institutions. Full review →


Not For Tourists

Starring Lun Lun and Yang Yang, those adorable Commie pandas! Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Founded in 1889—originally with animals stranded from a traveling circus gone bankrupt—Zoo Atlanta is now a state-of-the-art facility, where all creatures live in re-created habitats. Full review →



Zoo Atlanta opened in April 1889 after a small group of animals were abandoned by a bankrupt circus, but today Zoo Atlanta is one of the nation's best zoos. Full review →

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