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Zoo Negara

Address: Hulu Kelang, Kuala Lumpur 68000, Malaysia
Phone Number: +603-41083422/7/8
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Ranked #72 of 117 Activities in Kuala Lumpur
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...
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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 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.

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Chengdu, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Something that you would not expect from a Zoo. If you a Local the cost is RM30.00 where else if you are a Tourist it would be RM50.00. We were there with my Girlfriend Niece and nephew. It’s a mix feeling of being happy and sad. Not all animals were happy either, certain parts on the area were poorly maintained... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I have very conflicting feeling about this place. The zoo is big but not a lot variety of animals. While some may see the zoo as poorly maintained, It remain as rustic as possible due to lots of naturally grown trees and plants (meaning not beautifully manmade kind of landscape). One thing I find is that there are not a... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Visted the Zoo Negara with family in September 2014.Very big place with lot of animals.Long que to see the Panda which is frustrating.Some enclosures like the monkeys are not well maintained.The Animal show at the amphitheatre was a low affair with few animals.Also the entrance ticker counter does not accept card payment which is irritating.

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Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

It is a place that I would definitely recommend if you are visiting KL. The zoo is indeed very big with different animals. Also, its clean and spacious. For photo shooting lovers, that is the place to go. There are food outlets in different corners. Muslims will have access to prayer room (surau). Also, there is the 6D adventure experience.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Most of the animals or landscape is not well maintained. The aquarium water is cloudy and their glass is not clear. Kinda sad to see the animals are not well groomed.

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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Good and Educational place for young children to visit. Wide Range of Animals to see. From Giraffe to Rhinosaur to Tigers to Elephants to Apes to Penguins to Aviary Sections to Reptile House to Aquariums. Panda Center was nice and cozy but very disappointed to see them sleeping (extra amount in ticket was given to see them in action not... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Zoo has improved since our last visit in 2008. More attraction I would say but they can improve more if they have sufficient fund. People would say the entrance fees is expensive but bare in mind that the fees that we paid goes to the animal food & maintenance, staff salary, zoo maintenance and bills, etc. Unless more giant company... More 

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Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The last time I visited the zoo was year 2000. 14 years past, and I brought my 8 kids to the Zoo, hoping to see something new or refreshing. To my disappointment, the zoo was still the same like 14 years back, and the aquarium and penguins were the worst! Very dirty, ill looking, deserted aquariums. I was even surprised... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

What I like: - Panda zone is cozy, quiet and clean. - Wide range of animals What I dislike: - Food: Limited choice, expensive, and terrible (instant noodle taste better) - Facilities: Not convenient for strollers and wheelchairs, toilet is not really clean.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Let us share with you our experience.We took a cab from KL city which was about a 30 min ride.When we arrived,the ticketing was easy and the ticket rates were fair at 75 ringgit for an adult and child.The place was not crowded as it was a weekday.Our first impression of the place was not great as the place looks... More 

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