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“can me more clean” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The Central Zoo

The Central Zoo
Jawalakhel, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Owner description: A 17th century boating pond is a charming feature of this popular zoo.
Kathmandu, null, Nepal
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“can me more clean”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

it is an only zoo in kathmandu valley but wild animals are limited. it could be more organized and clean. you might have to wait for a gimps of tiger but there are many species of birds.

Visited May 2012
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Forster, New South Wales, Australia
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“A Fun Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

The zoo was a fun experience. It's a lot cheaper than other attractions (I think it was 250 rupees for a foreigner). The zoo others elephant rides (for an addition cost) and has a lot of interesting Himalayan animals you would not see in western zoos.

I went there from my hostel in Thamel by catching a bus (nearby Thamel) for 20 rupees each way. It makes for a cheap interesting day in Kathmandu.

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“A Zoo with potential”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

At the end of our last trekking holiday in Nepal our favourite Porter offered to take us to the Zoo! A manic taxi ride later and there we were. Expecting the worst we were surprised & relieved that the comfort of the animals is very important here. It is currently in the process of being updated with new paths and enclosures so I think in a few years it will be quite lovely.Great range of animals from elephants, hippo, various deer & primates. piranha and tigers to (believe it or not) white mice! Even some cockies from Australia to make us feel at home. Being the only Caucasians there that day we felt just as 'on display' as most of the exhibits!! We had a great afternoon though and will check it out again on our next trip

Visited January 2012
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