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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
Description: 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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It's ok.

Lots of walking , decent amount of animals. However lack cafés to eat at. Can spend at least half a day, it is out of the way though.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Espoo, Finland
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

After visitng some of the greates zoos in the world, we were positively surpirised of the great qualty of this zoo. If was nicely planned, clean and the animal quarters were quite big and seemed pleasant. It was exciting to see lions and tigers without fences or glass between us and them (go look yourself, this is true). Pandas were... More 

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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We went to the zoo today as we ate bug fans of cabybaras and my boy would like to see them up close. And we were in for a fantastic surprise! Zoo was very clean, well signed and many zoo keepers and helpers around to tell you where to go. We loved the big pond with many free flight birds... More 

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Manitoba, Canada
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16 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had a great time seeing animals that we don't see in Canada. Realized how big a giraffe really is! We got some great photos and learned about the animals. Great that the signs are also in English. Had to pay extra to enter the Panda paradise! We noticed that some new living areas were being built for animals that were... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It was a very good experience... I enjoyed big time!! :D there were lots of animals which you can see and enjoy. My favorite animals were PANDA and a very big and old monkey. I give high score for the animal quantity and the place quality ;)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Lots of walking , decent amount of animals. However lack cafés to eat at. Can spend at least half a day, it is out of the way though.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I suppose is a nice zoo for all age in terms of education on flora and fauna (a bit fauna)..However, the heat kills the walk and limited choices of stalls which storm with a lot of people. Mozzie bites the entire walk. 1 time for good experience and saying "hello" to our friends in the there. Good experience overall.

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Gold Coast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great place for families. good variety of animals and they all have pretty good enclosures. the pandas of course are a highlight but also we found the butterfly enclosure to be awesome to. A good fun day.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

As a Sri Lankan there was a time when we were proud of our zoological gardens. It was if not one of the best but the best in South Asia. However the splendour of it is no more there. Hence the Malaysian Zoo was a welcome relief. Well maintained; animals are well looked after especially the area wherein the pandas... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

great place to spend the day and just have fun, very clean... worth the visit. but it's a very big place be prepared for a good long walk.

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Greetings, I have visited a few nature parks and zoo in the past but Zoo negara was my first time visit. We were all gravely dissapointed. The tickets were too expensive and charging extra for panda just over the top! There was too much hype about the panda and the actual place isnt up to our expectations at all. The... More 

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Address: Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
Phone Number: +603-41083422/7/8
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Selangor  >  Ampang

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