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Address: Zoo Negara Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
Phone Number: +603-41083422/7/8
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Zoo Negara features about 400 species of Malaysian and exotic mammals,...

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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Overpriced but Not Too Bad

Visited the zoo last Monday. It has been more than 20 years since I last stepped my foot in. The entrance still look the same! Entrance fee is expensive! It's MYR 44 for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

visited it with family. my kids enjoyed alot. big n.clean closures for animals. cute pandas are main attraction for tourists. some areas have beautiful views. greenery cleanliness...

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Kerala, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visiting zoo Negara is a pure waste of time.Its just an average zoo. Compared to tiger zoo & safari world in Thailand its nothing. Other than Pandas there is nothing attractive to see.

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Thank vibi b
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The environment of each animal was wild, sometimes you cannot see the animals between leaves and branches. Some parts were under construction and couldn't see properly the giraffes, as example. The river had plastics and rubbish. And some animals were dirties on he mood. Pandas were the best visit. But just before entry the craw asked for money (donation).

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Thank Cristina T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Zoo is quite big and easily a 3-4 hours trip. The panda is the main attraction. For that you get 20 mins per group and that was quite sufficient for us. The animals in general are in a sorry state and it was not really fun to see that. The trip is only worth it with toddlers who will... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it's been a long time since our last visits...it reminds me of my childhood during the tours to the zoo when i'm at kindergarten...the fee entry was quite high (RM44 for an adult & RM16 for children)...but it's inclusive of the giant panda entry...it's one of the oldest zoo in malaysia...most of the animals here look tired and haggard...but overall... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful experience of spending a day around tigers, elephants, camels and lovely pandas. The visit took about 4-5 hours while we walked at leisure observing the various animals around. Not just animals there are reptiles, insects and birds as well. There is a show as well at certain intervals, will is not much pleasing except for the seal performance at... More 

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Thank PradnyaRai
Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall was quite a good experience, free entry for panda and all. Standard zoo for visiting and butterfly farm, staffs are friendly and helpful. Need additional RM1 for the zoo map but you can just take a picture of the huge map at the entrance. Perhaps some renovation needed for the penguin section? The official link will provide you not... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great experience. Keep yourself hydrated on a sunny day. Loved the giraffes and lions and all the other animals. The tiger came very close to the public and showed his water skills. Visited during July 2009

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Thank SalmanKasbati
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Zoo Negara (ZN) twice this year. In total 3 visits to two different zoo this year_the other was Taipei Zoo (TZ). No, I'm not exactly a fan of zoos LOL. Just happened my fam and friends wanna check the zoo out thats why. Quite a number of interesting animals. I like most IMO of it though some... More 

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Thank VoguelyVivien
Kuala Lumpur
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21 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the zoo last Monday. It has been more than 20 years since I last stepped my foot in. The entrance still look the same! Entrance fee is expensive! It's MYR 44 for Malaysians and MYR 85 for foreigners. A lot of the animal enclosures are under renovated so don't bother following the map. And nope, these animals are not... More 

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