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Lion Zoo

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different experience with unique lion

this lions as i heard from the guide unique to the world available only in ethiopia good to visit... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2017
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The place to see the Black Maned Lions

If you are interested of animals this is a place to see the Ethopian Black Maned Lion. The Zoo is... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2017
Kalmar, Sweden
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Aug 22, 2018
“Never go there”
Aug 15, 2018
“Addis Ababa Zoo Park Center”
Russia Street | Sidist Kilo, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Sad to see those poor lions caged in a very small room in the middle of the city. Also some other caged animals like baboons and other types of monkeys. One can see how in poor condition they are handled. Please do not go there

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Addis Ababa Zoo Park Center is currently renovating and expanding their facilities to include "a playground, animal sculptures, a picnic area, reading and sitting areas, an aquarium and an aviary. Upon completion, it will house 12 species of wildlife including lions, Gelada baboons, monkeys and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Haha, what a foolery. This place is closed! Our taxi driver told us the caretaker got eaten by the lions, so they had to shoot them after a life in captivity, how animal friendly really, so since end 2016 there is this Muslim Exposition taking...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank theTimeTravellersBox
Reviewed June 15, 2017

this lions as i heard from the guide unique to the world available only in ethiopia good to visit they say it is black lion but the place isn't that much of a zoo i think it is old zoo

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank zekariaskeb
Reviewed May 26, 2017

No information about the closure on the internet, hence this would be the second best place to post about it. Hope they will find the lions back sooner than later to reopen the place.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Annelies D
Reviewed April 20, 2017

This place has been around for a long time, it brings back lots of memories and it's no wonder why. What better way to experience wildlife, particularly lions when you are in the middle of a busy city. It's such a great place to go...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

If you are interested of animals this is a place to see the Ethopian Black Maned Lion. The Zoo is not very nice as a place for the animals but it is nice to see these beautiful animals!

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Connyswede
Reviewed March 14, 2017

The Lion park of Addis is the only lively lion home and one can see those lions and lioness in a single Lion Zoo at Sidist Kilo .Those who are interested in Safari tours can visit this Zoo by near distance. Not only the lions...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 524trip
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Bummer, it's closed for remodeling or maintenance until April, I am told. I do hope this will bring larger environments than I hear they have but I'm so disappointed I won't get to go.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank C0wgirly
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Close this place down! You can see the distress in these beautiful animals kept in small cages for the amusement of locals. Anyone who enjoys this kind of attraction should be ashamed of themselves.

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Geezer186338
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