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Address: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Fri 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat - Thu 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Saudi Arabia’s largest zoo, housing some 40 species of animals, permits...
Saudi Arabia’s largest zoo, housing some 40 species of animals, permits either a mother or a father to accompany children but does not allow the whole family to vist together.
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Riyadh Zoo

It left a lot to be desired. I don't think the animals were as well taken care of as I've seen in the rest of the world.

2 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It left a lot to be desired. I don't think the animals were as well taken care of as I've seen in the rest of the world.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

this is one of my chaildhood favorite place, i visited more than 50 times i belive the animals knows me well know. i bring my daughters too to visit this place and the loved it.

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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A suitable place to go for an outing with friends. The zoo is well maintained and the animals are also healthy. Please check for the entry days as it is restricted delegating separate days for singles and families

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Riyadh
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

it's a very nice place for kids to see a lot of animals and birds and enjoy a good time feeding them. it's a good place for a leisure time with family.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Zoo is well maintained and easily accessible from any part of the city. Moreover, they have directions all over the place which helps you in exactly finding out which place to visit. They also have car-carts for small children so that parents do not have to carry them all the way round. The zoo has been scaled in a... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It is very small place where animals are just in cages. It is good to go there to show your kids some animals. For adults and people saw real zoo, they will not consider this place as zoo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I like this zoo bqz it's nice for family and kids, Many of animals found there.SO You will enjoy by going there .

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I am a resident in Riyadh and very proud to say that we have a number of wild animals collection in this small Zoo. I was surprised to see such rare animals in this desert and given perfect care, they have been taken care by the authorities. A must visit place.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

maybe its the harsh environment, that has left this pathetic half hearted attempt at a zoo falling far short of expected standards. had it been an obscure peripheral town in a poor country.. i would have been praising the effort. But in the capital of a rich country no way. where the pride is unabashedly mega petro-dollar and unashamedly display... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

unfortunately this place needs a total makeover. The landscaping is nice but the animals are a sad bunch. The housing and care of the animals is poor and cannot support healthful living for them. bathroom facilities are very poorly maintained

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Additional Information about Riyadh Zoo

Address: Address: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Riyadh Province  >  Riyadh
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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