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Bird Garden

Yuen Po Street Bird Garden Mongkok, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #199 of 413 attractions in Hong Kong
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Gardens
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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79 reviews 79 reviews
32 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 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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213 reviews 213 reviews
48 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
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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Senior Contributor
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44 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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ashleyk4
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Go here to listen to the song birds, so pretty and serene. And on the way here, you'll also go past the gold fish market and the flower market. It's a great way to spend a few hours

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