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Address: Quirino Ave. at Adriatico St., Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 2/525-8157

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My siblings and I decided to visit Manila Zoo last March 22,2015. We were so excited because we were still kids when we went there. With our own children,off we go to Manila... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Emerald Queensland Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I have been to Zoo 3 times in last 4 years Other trips were great , nice animals , many animals This trip , not many animals , dirty pens , poor looking in Heath On chatting a zoo keeper , he told me they have no money to keep the animals , so they died or were sold ,... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Please free your elephant Mali, she has been in solitary confinement for 35 years and the only crime she committed is the ability to earn money by attracting tourists who come and go and contribute to the suffering. You will be judged.

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1 review
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I am upset to learn of the suffering of Mali, the Manila Zoo's lonely elephant. I have learned through international news reports that Mali has been held in the same barren, cement enclosure for almost 40 years. She has been denied the company of other elephants, something that is essential to her emotional and mental well-being. The zoo clearly lacks... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My siblings and I decided to visit Manila Zoo last March 22,2015. We were so excited because we were still kids when we went there. With our own children,off we go to Manila Zoo. We paid 100 (adults) and 60 (kids,regardless of age), non-Manila resident for the entrance fee. Since the fee increased from 40 to 100 we did expect... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Not taken care off. I was a little upset with care of the animals. The uspca would close this place in a minute. Sorry to say go some place else don't waste you time. It will only depress you

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

When me and my siblings are still kids we often visits the zoo..and as a child never a dull moment in the zoo..well,the location is populated and for me it should be transferred to a more spacious and airy place.where im sure the govt can provide without the corrupt fingers dipping into the pie as sen.Defensor said..but come on people... More 

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Beijing, Beijing, China
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This is a smallish zoo, but kids will have a good time, since they can run around. There are quite a few tigers, but not that many animals overall. There is boating on a very small lake, horse back riding, and some things for kids. You can pose with a tiger cub, which is pretty cool (for you!). Some big... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Spent a day here on an off day during a work trip. It makes for a good outing. Some good animals. But the place gets crowded and very hot during the day. Avoid weekends.

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Kristine L, Owner at Manila Zoo, responded to this review

Dear AsawariShirodkar, Mumbai (Bombay), India Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit here at manila zoo. I am happy that you had fun visiting the park, and that you've seen some of the animals available around the zoo. It is important for us to get your feedback and we will try to work on our zoo. If in... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Sadly like lot of zoos around the world it was a sad place animals in two smaller cages beautiful elephant as you go in I what l would describe as a concrete car park please upgrade their Living conditions

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We paid 100php each since were not from manila. I find it expensive because you only get to see very limited varieties of animals. They look terrible,untidy and stressed out not to mention the air you breathe inside-- it kinda sting! We're very excited when we get in but we felt tired afterwards!Expectations not met!

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