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Address: NO. 30 Xinguang Rd., Sec. 2, Taipei 11656, Taiwan
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Phone Number: 02-29382300
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The largest zoo in Asia, this was original a private zoological garden. The...

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.

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good to go with family

It is not a very bid zoo but good to go with family. it is easy to access so it is suitable for old and kids.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Hong Kong, China
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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Zoos all always nice with children. So, it worked pretty well for us. Complete zoo with a variety of animals and really affordable prices. You can attach it to the Maokong gondola for a great one-day activity in Taipei.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its the biggest Zoo in Asia. Its clean, lots of ground to walk. The main attractions are the panda, camel, alpaca, gorilla, penguins etc. There are tramps available at a cost of TWD5. The toilets are clean and accessible. Do go when days are not too hot. There are many cold drinks vending machines around the zoo. The entrance fee... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is not a very bid zoo but good to go with family. it is easy to access so it is suitable for old and kids.

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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok~ let me start by typing I am biased....I have been to some of the best and biggest zoos in the world. Taipei Zoo is not one of them. That does not mean it is bad. It is just a bit older and spread out. The zoo is doing lots of remodels but right now....it is just average. The zoo... More 

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Busto Arsizio, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place is very nice and interesting, but more english information panel would be nice. Some of the animals seem to suffer the hot weather.

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Shanghai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in combination with the Gondola and wouldnt have gone for the Zoo only. But nicely surprised, lots of re-working going on though...

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean and interesting zoo. My kids especially liked the Taiwan native species area and the Panda. Nt$60 is so reasonably priced and you can use your MRT easy card there. Entrance is a few steps from the MRT and there is a shuttle within the zoo as well. Lots of English signage.! Really enjoyed it.

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Florence, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a terrific zoo. Admission is very inexpensive and access via mass transit easy and quick from anywhere in Taipei. It reminds me of the San Diego Zoo, lots of animals and many exhibits, my favorite being the Pandas! Short of going on an African Safari, this is the next best thing.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very impressive and vast zoo spanning over sprawling hilly / mountainous area. Impeccably clean and with so many exhibits and enclosures that it is impossible to visit them all in 1 day. Also this zoo is conveniently located next to the MRT which makes getting there a breeze

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Chongqing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

$60NTD entry fee ($2 US) - but you get what you pay for. Old enclosures made it difficult to see animals. Everything looked dirty and barely held together. Maps were absolutely useless, and very little english-language signage. A typical asia-pacific zoo, but I was expecting better from Taiwan.

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