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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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A lot of animals to see

We did not see all of the animals, but we almost finish our tour. It was 42 degrees that time, so the high temperature is giving us the hard time to enjoy the zoo. Most of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

one of amazing places for kids is riyadh zoo In open area with big spaces so also you will enjoy walking and most of animals is there lions elephant elevators and camels

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Jounieh, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It is very big. You can find almost all the animals. Very good for family visiting or for singles during staying in Riyadh.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

It's very nice to visit, what's not right is there's no family-day, so men has to stay outside everytime they drive there with their families.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We did not see all of the animals, but we almost finish our tour. It was 42 degrees that time, so the high temperature is giving us the hard time to enjoy the zoo. Most of the animals are also hiding because of the hot temperature. I would recommend to visit in the late afternoon or early morning when the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

the variety is great considering that KSA is a desert. nice place to go around with the family. cheap eateries and toilet facilities too. we found the camels and horses very friendly! there are fish too! that came as a pleasant surprise!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you love animals, then you'll love this zoo as it has a variety of it inside. Not to mention the wide area. From the entrance you will see the pink flamingos which I personally enjoyed looking at. Lots of space to have a picnic and just enjoy the atmosphere.

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

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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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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Additional Information about Riyadh Zoo

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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