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Zoo Negara

Hulu Kelang, Kuala Lumpur 68000, Malaysia
+603-41083422/7/8
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Ranked #86 of 114 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Couldnt enjoy the plave that much because it is super humid and hot. No maps provided apon purchasing an entrance fee. Only enjoyed the panda lookout.the pandas are very cute.I think that's all that make this zoo great.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Pity it's not possible to set "minus" rating... Very awful service in the zoo: 1. Tickets - cash only, cards are NOT accepted; no ATM on the territory; the nearest ATM is 500 m far (on Petronas station); 2. Panda: - always sleeping and there is no info when it's interesting to see them; - no flash while making photo... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Like to see those animals. A lot animals never seen before. The zookeeper suppose to plant more shady tree for animals. I see some attraction, don't have animal. Where they go? So sad, the house of reptile under renovation, so its look untidy. For me, best place to visit. Please Zoo Negara, keep it up & do your best. Your... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

No point writing a long review about this. Seeing the animals were just depressing, i am not in any way an animals rights activist but you could just see the animals here looked sad, this is by far the worst zoo i have ever been to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Very nice place, clean and has a lot of animals. We were also lucky and saw the Panda which just came from China. Highly recommended.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

we went to the Zoo Negara (KL Zoo) to see the Panda Bears! We checked on their internet page first and saw that you have to pay extra to see the Pandas. As we found the explanation of the price a little confusing, I called to get all the information. Turns out it costs 80 RM, which was fine with... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My daughter and I went on a Public Holiday to see this zoo. Whether that is why it was so busy I don't know. Waited for 20 mins just to get a ticket to go in. Lunch was a disaster. Waited nearly an hour for my lunch after it was ordered, my daughters never arrived! She got a refund. Paid... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Money: meter taxi KL city-Zoo 18 RH - entrance: 50 - 80 (with Panda, 20 minutes only) - residents: 30 - 50 Over the last couple of months, I've been reading tons of negative comments. So we were kind of curious to see how bad the Zoo really is. The verdict: Nonsense - it's a great day out! We didn't... More

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West Java, Indonesia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We went there with our daughter from just 1 year old and because of the chance to see the Pandas, which was a dream of my wife and myself. It is a nice Zoo, all tough there is big difference in the old things and the new things. But hopefully they will renovate that soon. There is a nice variety... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The last time I went to zoo was when I was a teenager, my experience wasn't great, it wasn't well maintained. However, it has changed! It has improved so much, animal are well fed, active, and much cleaner. They provide tram service at an additional charged, however if you have elderly or young ones who can't walk far, then I... More

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