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Address: Qingnian Road, Kunming, China
Phone Number: 0871-5154546
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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OK Zoo

The zoo had lots of different kinds of animals and was much like any other zoo in China. I enjoyed seeing the different animals, but the crowds were a lot to handle. Try to go in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2014
EastMeetsWeston
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Urumqi, China
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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The entrance is at the busy road intersection and it is a paid entry attraction. The entire setup, is on the hill and the other side of the hill, is the Yuantong Temple, which you can view from the Zoo or getting there, by walking around the hill. In my opinion, if you have the time, just do it as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The zoo reflects the general attitude of the China to animal welfare. It is horrible - from the sad caged animals to the mobs of noisy tourists to the litter to the tourists throwing human food and other objects at the animals.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Don't have to see the animals in March... The blooming of the flowers will surely blow you away. With the clear blue sky and white cloud ... A few hundred pictures is what I toke on the 3 hours stroll in the Zoo. Did not even see the animals ,,,, May be on the next trip.

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Tangerang
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Let me get straight to the point. It was awful, awful, awful, awful, awful, awful, awful, and awful. I went there because I really love going to the zoos. But for this, just stay away. There's no panda bears. The animals were all dying. They stayed in a cage. The zoo didn't even try to make the exhibit homey for... More 

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Disneyland Paris, France
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I had heard bad things about animal treatment in this Zoo before going, I still wanted to have a look at it by myself. I really regret it. Animals are kept in terrible conditions, cages are really tiny except one of the birds one, and one for monkeys (with more rats than monkeys inside). Ground is not fitted for many... More 

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Urumqi, China
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98 reviews 98 reviews
75 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The zoo had lots of different kinds of animals and was much like any other zoo in China. I enjoyed seeing the different animals, but the crowds were a lot to handle. Try to go in the morning when the animals are more active.

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Kunming
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

People on here are insulting this zoo (as they always do with every zoo) and saying they are torturing animals. While there were a couple exhibits that I felt unhappy to see, overall I can see they are using whatever funding they have to expand exhibits as best they can one by one. It seems that the people running the... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

If you wanna see the people in Kunming, here's the place. Lot of people enjoy their day in zoo. Not just young couple but also some seniors. Animals are not so important here,most people come to this place for group activities. You need to prepare for traffic jam from 10AM-6PM.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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150 reviews 150 reviews
113 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Those of you expecting Western-style zoos can skip this. By China standards, it's well-stocked though some of the ancient cages may not be to everyone's taste. For me, I liked the monkey and butterfly section the most. It can be combined with a trip to Yuantong temple. Be warned though - the toilets here are horrible.

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Kunming, China
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Kunming zoo is located on Yuantong North road. The zoo is actually awful as with most Chinese zoos. Animals are kept in terrible conditions. The redeeming feature and the reason I gave three stars is the lovely scenery in the garden areas of the park, lots of beautiful flowers and trees. There is also an amusement park inside with some... More 

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