Although the Budapest Zoo doesn't rank amongst Europe's best, e.g., The London, The Berlin, or Hamburg's Hagenbeck, it offers lots of bang for your buck. Indeed, if you have a Budapest Card it's free. The animal shows are all free -- no extra charges -- and the paddle boats on the lake may as well be.
The most memorable thing about it was the opportunity to pet some fairly exotic animals such as zebras and giraffes, something I've not seen elsewhere.
A Couple Minor Gripes
There are few grazing opportunities for humans at this zoo. The restaurant/cafeteria we found had a very limited menu, sullen staff, and no ice, which on a hot day makes a big difference. Also, th...Read More