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Address: Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
Phone Number: +603-41083422/7/8
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Zoo Negara features about 400 species of Malaysian and exotic mammals,...

The Zoo Negara features about 400 species of Malaysian and exotic mammals, reptiles and birds. Of these, the majority are fish and bird species while about a hundred are mammals and the reptiles.

The National Zoo is situated 13 km from the centre of Kuala Lumpur. Its aquarium "Tunku Abdul Rahman Aquarium" is a very popular attraction. It displays over 80 species of aquatic animals, both marine and freshwater, including invertebrates.

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Need better restaurant

The Panda attraction is good. Although I have been to China before ,having a Panda in Malaysia is always welcome. My kids love it and the same goes to the rest of the attraction... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
AliAzzam
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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107 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Panda attraction is good. Although I have been to China before ,having a Panda in Malaysia is always welcome. My kids love it and the same goes to the rest of the attraction. However ,Zoo negara desperately need a good restaurant to go with the name...Zoo Negara (National Zoo). I used to eat at KFC in the vicinity but... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been travelling to Malaysia since I was born, for 21 years and whilst this isn't the most spectacular of zoos, or the most impressive it is somewhere I try to find time to visit for the nostalgia. They do have tigers, lions etc so it is still worth a visit but be aware it isn't the worlds biggest or... More 

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Dubai
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very nice place to visit with family. One full day almost enough to do all activity. you cant visit in rainy day because all activity outdoor.

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Thank Sami A
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30 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a local residents, the ticket price kinda pricey. Admission plus with panda's ticket like for one adult 58MYR. That for me is really pricey. But still very enjoyable visit.didn't visit the panda's. Really like the animals show.

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Thank Mak_jee
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37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last time I was here that was years ago. I remember those skinny and not so well maintained animals. Now the place is so better shape, nicer pavement and healthier looking animal. I was surprised how near those animals are. I had a nice time there and I might come again in near future. Just something out of curiosity, why... More 

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1 Thank ZzZ_Clye
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to the zoo negara with my fellow friends. There were 6 of us. Luckily there is discount price of 15% for the ticket for Bonuslink card holder. We also buy the ticket for Panda. We go on weekend (saturday). Carpark allocated but you need to pay the carpark fee. I don't remember the rate but we went there... More 

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1 Thank Sara M
Ipoh, Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

My family and I were thoroughly enjoyed our trip to visit the Pandas. We saw the papa panda and the baby as well. Though we need to line up for 40mins to view the baby panda that lasted about less than 5 mins, it was worth it. I have always wanted to see a real Giant Panda since I was... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

I once visited Singapore zoo when small time, and I once tasted the KFC in Zoo Negara when small time. It's no longer the same as what I have expected to be when I bring my daughter to go to this zoo. What I didn't expect is the zoo landscape is surrounded by resident houses, which I feel so awkward... More 

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Thank Noel O
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

It is an average ZOO with plenty construction works inside. Some of the animal cages are quite neglected.

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Thank Aljosa79
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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146 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

I was curious to see what has changed since my last visit back in 1987, well... I was shocked to pay entrance fee of RM54 per person including access to the panda centre. They even charging the map for RM1!! What a load of rubbish... We opted to snap the zoo map with our phone camera. The entire landscape is... More 

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