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Address: 2B Nguyen Binh Khiem Str., Ward Ben Nghe, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Very unorganised in guiding way around. Signs??? Very few

Found it a bit of a mission finding out where I was most of the time even with a map downloaded. Nice green surroundings and plenty spaces to sit in the shade. It's hot really hot... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Houston, Texas
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45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were here earlier today. We wanted to visit the museum but they were closed for lunch. So, with three teenagers, we thought the zoo might be fun. How wrong we were! Must say, we're not huge zoo fans on a good day, but gave this one a good try. We didn't manage to stay long as it was too... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went to see botanical gardens with the intention to avoid the zoo however this seemed to be nigh on impossible as the two are interlinked. What we saw of the animals was downright depressing, a hippo in a minute pool and a bull elephant locked into a tight enclosure with no room to move at all separated from the... More 

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Thank debs983
Leicester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited here expediting the zoo to be poor by western standards, but hoping the botanical gardens would be nice. The two seem to be interlinked so you couldn't avoid the trumatic conditions the animals were kept in. I am sure the conditions the animals were kept in were consider very good when the zoo was constructed in the 1860s but... More 

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Thank Puppet_mongoose
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

i visited the zoo in hochiminh city, zoo, i really want to see the real animal,, but what i see is that reptile, snake, lizard,, lizard, in side of zoo park, during i walk along, i also can see the lizard on the street. i saw the tiger,,,, tiger,,, it seem that tiger didn't eat the food long time. this... More 

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Thank 成武 金
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Most of the animals was half dead and the cages was very small. I won't recommend anyone to go there.

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Thank Anton Tobias J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Found it a bit of a mission finding out where I was most of the time even with a map downloaded. Nice green surroundings and plenty spaces to sit in the shade. It's hot really hot during the day. So be aware. Also waiting for a grab bike outside on the way back I almost had my iPhone 5 stolen... More 

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Thank Dave K
Honolulu, Hawaii
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131 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was hesitant about going here after reading some of the reviews but I am now glad I went. The animals are not mistreated or have some kind of dead look in their eyes as someone suggested. I think it's a very nice zoo. Yes, the facility and some of infastructure and signs are a bit rundown and have seen... More 

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Thank scottofhawaii
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33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we were not interested in going to the zoo but wanted to see the botanical gardens however the gardens are within the zoo grounds we waked from our hotel The Grand 45 minute walk. We did not go inside as there was a very load band playing inside the zoo. We sat down & a very distressed well tree Indian... More 

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Thank Mike G
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First thing I do when visiting a new city is to explore the botanical gardens. In Saigon it is combined with the Zoo. Neglected animals in small and dilapidated housing and some interesting trees dotted around like the Couroupita Surinamensis. Not really a botanical garden. Worst of all it houses a big amount of fun fair rides that occupy a... More 

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We only went as we thought the botanical gardens and the zoo would be seperate, because we weren't confident about the standards of the zoo. Wish we'd never paid money which goes to supporting this place. The enclosures were pretty poor and many animals had mange/scabs all over them. The dead eyes of the chimps, tigers and most other animals... More 

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