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Address: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Phone Number: 0114779523
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Fri 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat - Thu 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Saudi Arabia’s largest zoo, housing some 40 species of animals, permits...

Saudi Arabia’s largest zoo, housing some 40 species of animals, permits either a mother or a father to accompany children but does not allow the whole family to vist together.

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Good zoo

It is a good place. Some animals are not active. Cages a ok. Has some good animals. Tickets are worth it. Get some food and drinks when visiting. Hot in summers.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Zaid C
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Doha, Qatar
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It could be a wonderful park but have mercy on these animals and close the Zoo. Spotted a couple of zookeepers beating the animals. Dirts in the CAGES, yes cages not enclosures. You could obviously see that the medical care for these animals is very poor. I am not sure if it is the heat or they are really malnourished.... More 

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Thank SuzanneMeier
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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60 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

place is crowded in weekends, especially in winter months. do try to visit, though be warned that some animals are in bad conditions.

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Thank tinky_in_arabia
Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riyadh zoo located in the Malaz area,east of Al-Ahsa street,this zoological area of 55-acres,the park has a restaurant,teakiosk restroom,playground and lots of parking more than 500-cars accmodated,best time to visit in zoo in winter time because intime of summer all the animal rest in the shadow thats why cant we see him,the real attraction in zoo is wading birds and... More 

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Thank 223siraj
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a good place. Some animals are not active. Cages a ok. Has some good animals. Tickets are worth it. Get some food and drinks when visiting. Hot in summers.

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Thank Zaid C
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this is very good zoo. Well maintained and very clean. Very attractive. I suggest to visit with your kids they will really enjoy. All kind of animals available to see.

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Thank Vasim N
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42 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a joke of a zoo, people throwing their trash right on the floor or trying to feed the animals and the zookeepers aren't even trying to stop them.

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Thank TouristLad
Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was an exciting moments that I had with my family in Riyadh Zoo where there are many many different animals that i have not seen life in my life nice place to have have gathering also

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Thank sydshms
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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168 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saudi Arabia’s largest zoo, housing some 40 species of animals.They have a wide range of wild animal collections. The birds sanctuary is excellent. it's closed on Saturday for Maintenance

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Thank TOUFIQUR
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was one of the most exciting day when we visited Riyadh Zoo it is very big and most animals are there. We spent a happy day with my kids.

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Thank Mohammed M
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my kids and my neighbors kids to enjoy a day out at the Zoo, although the kids liked it, unfortunately I did not see it up to an international standard. Directions to animals locations needs to be reconsidered to allow for better allocation of certain animals

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Thank Jamal_Soboh

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