Located in the outskirts of Nuremberg, you will find the „Tiergarten“. The Zoo is the home of many exotic animals and surly one of the greatest visitor magnets of the city. In total there are more than 280 species with 2600 animals. Located in the Zoo is the nature orientated dolphin lagoon. As the first open-air enclosure for dolphins in Germany, the lagoon offers the animals the possibility to experience natural phenomena “live”, which is a qualitative improvement for the dolphins & sea lions. Also you can visit the manatee house, the first tropical gallery of the Tiergarten Nuremberg. It is the home of the four manatees and many other animals such as little monkeys, nectar feeding bats, turtles or butterflies just to mention a few. As a visitor, you have the impression of being in a flooded Amazon region. The zoo looks back to a long tradition beginning in the middle ages. As then and now, people love to visit the beautiful Nuremberg Zoo.