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Address: Al-Furousiya St Al-Rayyan | OppositeRacing and Equestrian Club, Doha, Qatar
Phone Number: +974 44 68 2610
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Doha Zoo 2012 visit

The Zoo was very poorly kept, and the animals seem to look like they had not been feed in days, the facility other areas where ok, I hop that it opens again and is nicer.

2 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2015
Doha, Qatar
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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would recommend going to the zoo in the late afternoon, especially if the weather is hot. The zoo is small, but you can get up close to the animals

Thank marionfisher
Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
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20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are trying to visit there but it is under long renovation and restructure program.Although my kids school was planning atrip three years back but it was quite hot and they skipped.Later on this zoo was closed.

Thank Prachi A
Doha, Qatar
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154 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place is closed since two years or more and will remain so until 2017 or more for renovation. earlier it was OK type zoo, many outdated and old animals were there

1 Thank Ajesh K
Saudi Arabia
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Good place to go with children. Excellent arrangements and nice to spend holidays. Can see lots of animals and birds.

Thank Sreekumar A
Doha, Qatar
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The Zoo was very poorly kept, and the animals seem to look like they had not been feed in days, the facility other areas where ok, I hop that it opens again and is nicer.

Thank timothy120
Kochi (Cochin), India
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

There is only one zoo in this country, which is a bit of a drive from the city. The zoo is well kept and animals are maintained despite the harsh climate. It also has lots of greenery in a desert country which is quite relaxing. The zoo is spread across a large area as well. Consider it a location for... More 

4 Thank Rahul M
Doha, Qatar
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121 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I always take my kids and nieces to the zoo when it used to be open. it was the highlight of their winter season although it was poor and needed alot of attention as it has a lot of potential, but it is a great day to spend with family of all ages getting to know the animals having fun... More 

Thank Aisha A
Doha, Qatar
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98 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The projects in Qatar keep delaying, it is supposed to open by 2017, I hope it does open by 2018. Has a very ambitious project though, will be like the Safari park in Bangkok, maybe better

5 Thank anish t
Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

It's closed. Under complete reconstruction. Not sure when it will be open again the signs are confusing to say the least.

Thank Huw G
Doha, Qatar
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202 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I'm so glad it was closed for renovations. the zoo was horrible and depressing beyond belief. the poor animals.....

3 Thank The-Real-Aziz

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