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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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Dirty and crowded

Indeed, this place was dirty enough more than any other place that i have ever seen in my entire life. As long as it is the only option for ourdooring instead of going to malls... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Maher-alsayed H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Indeed, this place was dirty enough more than any other place that i have ever seen in my entire life. As long as it is the only option for ourdooring instead of going to malls and centers the i forced myself to gve a rate 3 out of 5 in order to encourage such outdoor place.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The zoo provides a welcome break from mall hopping in Riyadh. Being very much in the center of the city, it is just fews hundred meter from King Abdullah Park. The zoo has ample parking and I would suggest that you are at the entrance around Asr prayer so that you enough time to see all the animals. Lots of... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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56 helpful votes 56 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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25 helpful votes 25 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
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3 reviews 3 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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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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