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Taipei Zoo

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The largest zoo in Asia, this was original a private zoological garden. The giant panda house, Formosan animal area, koala house and Asian tropical rainforest area are of particular note.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Taipei
No.30, Section 2, Xinguang Road, Taipei 11656, Taiwan
+886 2 2938 2300
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Reviewed June 23, 2010

From cheap vending machines to an air gondola up the hill to clean (by Taiwanese standards) bathrooms, the Taipei Zoo does a really nice job of making visitors comfortable. The signs within the Zoo are largely accessible to visitors reading Chinese and English (and even...More

3  Thank Jenny_in_Palo_Alto
Reviewed June 20, 2010

The zoo has a large collection of animals, birds, insects and plants. It is clean, has cheap entry ticket, vending machines and stalls are not overpriced unlike many other zoos of the world. We were glad to visit it on a weekday: missed the crowd....More

5  Thank cveaj
Reviewed September 1, 2009

The zoo was SWEET. There were pandas, giraffes, bison, elephants, penguins, snakes, frogs, turtles, cougars, bears, and lots more. We went on a weekday, so it wasn't crowded at ALL. There were air-conditioned rooms, and shade from the trees, so it wasn't too hot. However,...More

2  Thank ocadri
Reviewed July 27, 2009

Taipei zoo is a wonderful place to get away from everything and just enjoy a nice stroll and look at the animals. The panda house was a bit of a disappointment though. As you go into the zoo they hand you a ticket with a...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2009

Taipei zoo is laid out very well; good range of animals including lots of large ones (Indian and African elephants, rhino, hippotami) as well as monkeys and a fairly large nocturnal house. This has the time at 12 hours behind the outside world, so you...More

4  Thank MrCushtie
Reviewed April 25, 2008

I was impressed with the size and landscape of this zoo. It is very green and lush. I've been to all the zoos in southern California and this zoo has a better landscape than all of them (yes, even the San Diego Zoo). I'm aware...More

1  Thank curiouscientist
Reviewed March 8, 2008

We arrived late but had about three hours to enjoy this wonderful zoo. Really combines the zoo with a vast garden. The zoo starts at the bottom of a slope and climbs to the top about two kilometers later. Usual zoo fare but exceptional areas...More

3  Thank Dmanosaka
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Response from wunlaw | Reviewed this property |
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Response from paulynyyy | Reviewed this property |
Open year round every day (except for Chinese New Year's eve, 4 February 2019). - from their website