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Zoo Negara

Address: Hulu Kelang, Kuala Lumpur 68000, Malaysia
Phone Number: +603-41083422/7/8
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Ranked #104 of 182 things to do 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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Sarasota, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

There is a nice selection of animals. Be sure to see the Pandas for an additional fee. Purchase your tickets prior to going because they are quite expensive for foreigners when purchased at the ticket booth.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

it was lots of fun before couple of years during my visit there but the my last visit in 16 february 2015 was a disappointment.i feel like there is no care for the zoo anymore. you cannot interact with animals like other world known zoo's , we used to feed the elephants now they placed the elephants very far from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I havent had big expectations for this zoo when I planned to visit with my wife. But, surprisingly it was above all expectations. We went on a Thursday using the metro and we exit at wansa maju station and then took a cab 10 RM. we arrived at 4 pm thinking that it was enough but the employee on the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The rating is high from me because we must appreciate the effort but some guidelines can be done for improving if the zoo management reads these sentences. 1) Too many staff for the buying ticket area( not clear about details) but less staff to clean the animals and area surrounding.This can be realised at any place.Just wash off the area... More 

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Chengdu, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

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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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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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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