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Visit at the Zoo of Debrecen, Hungary

 
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Native domesticated animals, mammals and birds of far regions can all be studied here.

Among the native and exotic species the collection of mammals and birds is amazing. The jungle cat (Felis chaus) and the spider monkey (Atales paniscus) are there too.

The tropical shell and snail exhibition is one of the highlghts of the zoological garden.

Located on a 3.4 hectare area, the zoo was founded in 1958.

The botanic garden was founded here in 1992.

The kids can play and feed the domestic animals. Beside this there is a leisure park for the kids with some exiting tools.

 

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Debrecen History

The residents of Debrecen were given the right to vote for their town’s judge and council in 1361 by King Louis I of Hungary. This move had unlocked new opportunities for Debrecen. In September 1411, the town was given as a gift to the Serbian leader Despotus Stefan Lazarevic from King Sigismund of the Holy Roman Empire. In 1427, a year following Lazarevic’s death, Durad Brankovic of Serbia became the town’s ruler. From 1450 to 1507, Debrecen was a residence of the Hunyadi family. Debrecen History – 16th and 17th Century Since Debrecen is close to the border of Hungary, the unfortified town was subjected to numerous... Read more »

 
 
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Visiting Debrecen - Jul 15, 2009, by asterix
Debrecen is situated near the Romania-Hungarian border, about 60 km from Oradea (just like Hajduszoboszlo just in other direction), and it seems to be really similar with Oradea. If you live long time in Oradea like me and you go to... Read more »

The center is the most beautiful - Jun 30, 2009, by angel
I used to visit Debrecen quite a lot with my parents but we always came here for shopping, not for sightseeing, so I saw very few thing of this city. The main street in Debrecen was totally renewed some years ago. Now only people are... Read more »

A trip to the Debrecen Zoo - Jun 27, 2009, by angel
On a Sunday we decided to visit the Zoo in Debrecen with some friends and colleagues from the university. We had a GPS so we found the Zoo easily. Parking there seemed really easy because on Sundays you don't have to pay for it. So we left... Read more »

Short vacation in Debrecen - Jul 27, 2009, by asterix
Hi, there Don't miss out to visit in Debrecen the University of Debrecen, one of the most outstanding buildings in the city. It is really a university style building, and it is really huge and impressive. There is a nice fountain in the... Read more »

 
 

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