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Address: Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 3-4108 3422
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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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There was construction going on upon our visit to the zoo..the water hole was murky and some was coloured deep moss green and I don't know if this is healthy for the birds...it... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now this zoo, classic example of what happens when money stops coming in. Hubby and I visited on the last day of our honeymoon, after making a point to see every zoo in every place we have ever traveled together we thought it would be good to end the honeymoon with this. We were wrong The panda enclosure is the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i went with my family and was very disapointed. weather very hot and there was alot of constructions. orginaization bad not worth to visit

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2 Thank jojoleen1983
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to take the kids to Zoo Negara during the Deepavali hols. Do think that the tickets were rather pricey but this included the panda exhibit. You are given about 15 mins there. It was a rainy afternoon, but the kids enjoyed looking at the giraffes standing like statues in the rain, the tigers, hyenas etc. Certains parts of the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

View aren't that spectacular.Butterfly farm in the zoo such a turn off.Advisable to take tram because it's a huge place to walk.In Panda conservatory visitors treated like kids, they warn all visitors to be quiet like school kids.

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Thank Satiswaran N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was construction going on upon our visit to the zoo..the water hole was murky and some was coloured deep moss green and I don't know if this is healthy for the birds...it did not excite me seeing the zoo.. but the best enclosure was the panda and looks most of the attention have been given there ...

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2 Thank kuneswarys2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I personally feel the entrance fee was over-priced. Not much animals and some of the animal enclosures are vacant.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got taxi ride from the city to the zoo. Foreigners are charged 85RM entry each (no discounts for seniors), much cheaper for locals so ripped off if you are a non-Asian tourist. Can't pay by card unless over 200RM. Lots of walking with nothing to see. Money has been spent on panda enclosure, cafes and gift shop at the expense... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Zoo Negara with my family. Kids had a great time. Attraction of zoo was Panda and Penguins for us as we had not seem them live before. Other animals also were good. Their animal show was average (compared to one we saw in Singapore earlier). Overall its a good place to take kids around.

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Thank tejasbraval
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Its not that much good like other country zoo's. But children can enjoy, they got Panda there which also a bit expensive to visit. Be prepare to long walk, there is some aquarium to make it more attractive...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Ideal location to visit with children and for animal lovers. Asia's best mammals and also the other continent mammals are on display in a natural habitat.

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