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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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Well maintained zoo

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Rahul M
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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 

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Doha, Qatar
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111 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 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 

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Doha, Qatar
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91 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 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

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Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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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.

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Doha, Qatar
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157 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 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.....

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Doha, Qatar
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This really a good place to visit with family especially with children . The children can enjoy the place and can see animals . The zoo is maintained well and the animals are cared well. Can spend 2,3 hours in the natural atmosphere

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Doha, Qatar
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110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Any review of the zoo will be just history as the it has been closed for three years now. The plan is we should get an open safari style of zoo. Meanwhile you can go to athe Dosari conservetary. Its 60 KM out of doha into shahanya area. The place is full of animals and birds, Its well equiped for... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

its nice place to see but not much animals and its very hot its best time is around 3pm please do carry food and water do not except more animals but still u can enjoy with few birds too

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Doha, Qatar
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Closed until the new one is built, but the web site does not tell you this, so do not waste your time driving all the way across town just to be disappointed by a guard who states "Mafi Zoo"

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Broussard, Louisiana
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is a traditional zoo, but a nice attraction none the less. We went in July, and the heat was draining, but my 8-year-old daughter had a blast!

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