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Zoo and Botanical Gardens

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City Park / Zoo

Unfortunately we visited during Chinese New Year and the park was jam packed with visitors from all... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2019
Ilovetotravel21
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London, England
Badly maintained, neglected.

Went here with my wife and kids on 03.06.19. Was shocked at the condition of the zoo. Badly... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2019
TJJINDI
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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Jun 10, 2019
“City Park / Zoo”
Jun 6, 2019
“Badly maintained, neglected.”
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The worst zoo i ever visited. The animals are treated like they are alredy dead. No space and very dirty cages for all the animals. Do not support this place by buying entrance ..

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Truls L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I came to see the gardens and did not realise this was a “zoo.” Generally, I think zoos are inhumane but this is the worst I have ever seen. Beautiful, intelligent animals in tiny glass boxes/pens that are filthy and stinking hot. You can actually...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank matendam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to go on a Sunday not really knowing what to expect. Wow it’s a really big place and very cheap. A mixture of animals, botanical gardens and entertainment. A happy sad place for some animals but I tend not to judge as we...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jelli5
Reviewed June 10, 2019

Unfortunately we visited during Chinese New Year and the park was jam packed with visitors from all over the country. Rubbish everywhere, food just left where the picnic took place and drink bottles and food wrappers strewn across the grass and sitting areas. Absolutely disgusting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ilovetotravel21
Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

The zoo is pretty nice for the toddler to spend some time looking at the animals. They had particularly large collections of reptiles in terms of snakes, Komodo dragons, Iguanas and crocodiles. Also there are bears, elephants, giraffes, tigers, lions etc. a lot of the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ChiaR78
Reviewed June 6, 2019

Went here with my wife and kids on 03.06.19. Was shocked at the condition of the zoo. Badly maintained place. Animals were half-starved by the looks of it. Even my son, who loves animals, got real sad when he saw the condition of the place.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TJJINDI
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

This zoo is very concerning. I feel nothing but extreme sorrow for the poor unfortunate animals who are imprisoned there. The elephants are incredibly depressed, it’s clear for anyone to see. Rats swarming around the bear inclosure. No animal should be kept here. It’s disgusting!...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Liosagal
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

We went to the zoo today, paid 50000VND to go in. Had to leave early, rats everywhere, animals clearly distressed/anxious/malnourished. We left early because it was to distressing. Zoo needs to be closed.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank sande585
Reviewed June 4, 2019

This is an old zoo with a mix of old cages and newer style of animal enclosures. Cant compare it to a modern Western zoo. Gardens are taking shape with Topiary animals and garden beds looking good. . Water park looks great and is in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Redensignoz
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Today, I went there,and saw many animals. The cages for the animals in the zoo were to small for the animal, and in where the reptiles were there was to little water for the reptiles. Also, the deers and rhinos were to skinny. Thirdly, there...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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984robyns
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Response from richardwR580GE | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it absolutely does. It is hugely distressing for all the animals as the booming noise can be heard throughout the zoo. The elephants are the nearest enclosure and they are forced to endure not only the unbelievably loud... More
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984robyns
August 26, 2017|
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Response from utkanu2017 | Reviewed this property |
Poor animals, noisy bbq and karaoke trials and disrespectfull visitors are all sources of disturbance for animals. It is not a place deserving to pay for visiting (rewarding wrong behaviour).
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Response from Eileen P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa, Sorry, cannot remember the opening times, we went along between 9 and 10 I recall and had finished looking around (having sat and had a drink) and we visited the History Museum, on same site, before they closed for... More
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