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Zoo Negara

Hulu Kelang, Kuala Lumpur 68000, Malaysia
+603-41083422/7/8
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Ranked #86 of 108 attractions in Kuala Lumpur
Type: Zoos, Aquariums
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Zoo Negara features about 400 species of Malaysian and exotic mammals, reptiles and birds. Of these, the majority are fish and bird species while... more » Owner description: The Zoo Negara features about 400 species of Malaysian and exotic mammals, reptiles and birds. Of these, the majority are fish and bird species while about a hundred are mammals and the reptiles. The National Zoo is situated 13 km from the centre of Kuala Lumpur. Its aquarium "Tunku Abdul Rahman Aquarium" is a very popular attraction. It displays over 80 species of aquatic animals, both marine and freshwater, including invertebrates. « less
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

There is a massive amount of construction. So u walk around and mostly see stuff that is a mess, or with animals that shouldn't be in a zoo - Cows, Goats!! Its run down, dirty, should really demolish the whole place and start again. Really, please dont Waste ur money and time. Go back in 2016 when then finish fixing... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I visited Zoo Negara today. I think it is a waste of my time and money. First of all, there are various construction being done. The sign boards are confusing. There are no elephant. And big banners for Panda which not even confirm to arrived is a laughing matter. I suggest to visit KL bird park which is the best... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The zoo is really big but it doesn't have many special animals. I took my child here once but never return again.

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Ubud, Indonesia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

ANIMALS & FACILITIES: Much of the zoo is under construction, so many areas were not open or empty. For example, there were no bears or pandas yet. And although open, the primate center featured few apes or monkeys. The areas that were open seemed rather run down and gave everything a rather downcast impression. The good news is that there... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Zoo was very poor in all aspects. Animals are poorly maintained. Most part of Zoo is under construction (so, basically zoo has very less number of animals). And the multi-animal show is not worth watching (Show involves only Sea-lions and money snatching Parrot). Further, for incoming visitors, not even a map is provided for free (inspite of paying 50 bucks... More

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Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Zoo Negara Kuala Lumpur. Good Zoo. There is an opportunity to see and take pictures of animals not through the glass and the grate. First of all I tell how to get to Zoo Negara. It's very simple. I do not see sense use taxi. The nearest metro (Light Rail Transit (LRT)) station to the Zoo called Wangsa Maju Station.... More

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Conifer, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Wife and I love animals and go to zoos when we can. Zoo Negara is not great, but it's pretty nice. I felt the animals generally have ample space, and they appeared to be content. Some quite playful. Yes, construction is underway. But landscaping is pretty, provides shade. Ticket, at 50MYR for non Malaysians, slightly high, but you're supporting a... More

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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364 reviews 364 reviews
115 attraction reviews
525 helpful votes 525 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The Zoo is good but still need to be much better. The directions maps not clear. The restaurants and cafe not well distributed I hope next time this will better

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Sri Kembangan, Malaysia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I actually wanted to go to the zoo because of past nostalgics. My whole life I have been to the nearest zoo I could be which is Taiping Zoo. As I recalled back in my childhood, Taiping Zoo was okay, but I always heard that Zoo Negara was much much better. So I did went last week. It was not... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

I am a keen animal enthusiast, I have studied animals and how to house them appropriately for the past 3-4 years and I can safely say this was the most disgusting zoo I've been too. Enclosures are cramp and not maintained at all, the animals themselves looked mostly healthy apart from a Malayan tapir that had an open wound on... More

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