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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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Lots more needs to be done

There is lots of improvement required for Riyadh Zoo! Complex is very big, many more facilities can be provided like sitting area, more WC etc. Contact no. is +966114779523... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

it is good place for you and your family to spend one of your week end days specially during the winter time to enjoy the nice sun and to with your child the animals It is clean place my son enjoyed his day there

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Riyadh
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It's full of many kind of animals, with coffee shops, small train, so this place is very good for family

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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

There is lots of improvement required for Riyadh Zoo! Complex is very big, many more facilities can be provided like sitting area, more WC etc. Contact no. is +966114779523, entrance fee is SAR 5 for 3-12yrs & 10 for 12+

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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114 reviews 114 reviews
54 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Years back there was a day for women only and for families. Not sure how it is now. It is enjoyable experience for Kids in Riyadh.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The place is clean and well maintained. I just observed that there are 3-4 animals in one cage. Well they Co exist but looking at a Giraffe with zebras is not a good idea as far as i'm concern.

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Beirut
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Its nothing fancy, rather messy and dirty, and tnds to be crowded on the weekends. However, there are not many outdoor places you can take your kids too, and the kids get xcited over the animal as err are quiet a few. There are also lots of green place. But the place definitely needs a refurbish

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Me and my friends enjoyed the afternoon at the Riyadh Zoo.Out in the fresh air and sun.But it was very apparent that the not all the animals were happy. There was at least a thousand people there (there was enough space for the people). A 1 000x 10SAR ....comes to a lot of SAR's , Please Riyadh Zoo Management, please... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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473 reviews 473 reviews
166 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Big Zoo park. A lot of animals to see. A lot of seating areas. A lot of services available. Good location in center of Riyadh.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Planning to go is not easy. I want to know the timings and the website looks great at first, but when ur looking for actual info there none

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Canberra, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We visited the Zoo on a Thursday which was a women's day meaning strictly no men allowed. So make sure you check the days and times before you venture out there. The Zoo is meant to open on Thursday's from 0900AM-1900pm. For the ladies, the great thing about going on the women's day, is you get to walk around without... More 

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