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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 yesterday
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Kuala Lumpur
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My 2 year old niece was along to witness her first pandas. Panda enclosures are adequate. I especially like the overhead bridge viewing concept. Upkeep of the zoo in general has improved tremendously since panda arrival. Souvenir stops are great too - again check out the one adjacent to the pandas. My only grouse the entrance fee is steep by... More 

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kuala lumpur
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For a tourist attraction to be named " National " is not what is expected. ZOOs in any country is a major attraction. Children love them n parents take children to the Zoo just to introduce them to the " wild animals" seen only in TV. Personally I pity the stress wild animals in cages. Though no fault of the... More 

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Malaysia
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What wait we there is just panda, other than that all animals just look old and tired. Better thing is still can view some white tigers, lions and cheetah, hypo around and a lovely large lake in the center of the park that full with open birds. And the most amazing and attractive all visitor is panda, air-conditioned place, well... More 

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Thank Yhteoh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Panda Mummy and her baby is so cute. You will be charmed. Other animals are so and so. But to look at the panda so near is such a blessed! Plus they are the only place u can have aircond and cool yourself down.

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Selangor, Malaysia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo have few animals, especially, they have kute pandas but have a lot of garbage. must clean them everyday

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Thank Satabla
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The are few animals and a lot of empty cages. A lot of garbage in zoo. Overall below average and not worth visiting. We prefer the zoo in Singapore.

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Thank Hamed A
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49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very poor zoo. Few animals and long distance to walk, lot of unused space. Not clean, lot of garbage everywhere, no enough signs with explanations which direction to go. Only nice things in whole zoo are Pandas. Definitely not worth of time and money for entrance.

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Shiraz, Iran
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38 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This zoo is not as much as you expect,because most people refer to it to see pandas,especially their baby,but we spent 4 hours and nothing being happened

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Thank Siamak12014
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6 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't put my thoughts together to write a review for this place as it's just not up to standard at all, at least from me. First of, the animals look okay. They are well fed and look healthy. But most seems to become either lazy or so well trained that they depend on command to move. The actual wild... More 

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