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Bird Garden

Yuen Po Street Bird Garden Mongkok, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #201 of 434 Attractions in Hong Kong
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Gardens
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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223 reviews 223 reviews
70 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Some may not like the 'Bird Garden' or 'Bird Market' in Kowloon's Yuen Po Street as there are lots of caged birds some of which appear to be in poor conditions and less than happy. It can also be a bit smelly but that goes for many places in Asia and to me is all a key part of a... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

There were koads of birds (both free and caged), proud owners displaying their birds and taking them for "walks", you can see some different sights.....live grasshoppers (popcorn for birds apparently! ), tropical birds, fancy cages, not so fancy cages, mosiacs and take as many photos as you like. I spent about 40 mins here and it was quite different to... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Just recently saw this and was thinking ' Oh i can hear birds singing in a garden'...Oh no..not in HK.. the poor birds are stuffed into tiny cages..and i mean really tiny...i took pictures of lots of birds stuffed into one cage hidden under other birds...this is just exploitation of beautiful creatures by uninformed/uneducated people who think it's fine to... More

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This has to be the saddest place i have ever been too. Looking at those beautiful birds locked in cages had me in tears. I looked straight into the eyes of the most beautiful Toucan who was locked in a cage of less than a meter sq. The Hong Kong authorities need to close this place down and let all... More

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Very dim and hardly any actual birds there. It was mostly people selling cages and fake birds. If you're in the area it's worth walking through, otherwise don't bother.

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The bird garden is just a small stretch at the end of flower market. However, you get to see different birds. But the feeling of the place is gloomy. No buyers for a long time I guess.

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Moscow, Russia
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48 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The place is quite small, but it is located in a nice neighborhood and has this authentic feel to it, which should not be overlooked. Lots of birds on sale and some people according to Chinese traditions buy cages with small birds and set them free to fly.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Garden itself is small; however it is really nice if you like the sound of bird voices. You can watch the birds (most of them are the same). We can see how the bird food is prepared. 20 minutes are enough for visiting this site.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
44 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I expected to see cheerful rows of birds chirping but was instead greeted by shops and shops of caged birds. It was a disappointment. The only reason u should be there is if u are going to the flower market, u can just drop by to take a look. Making a trip there is not worth all the walk.

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

What a let down can't come close in compard to serangoon north bird shop in birds in quantity and variety the only thing good is only the price of the birds at haif the price in Singapore I do keep birds but you only need to spend less half hour there.

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