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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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Riyadh Zoo an entertaining place for kids but not suitable during summers

They have a wide range of wild animal collections. The birds sanctuary is excellent. The food court is really very unwelcoming. You should take your own food while visiting the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jamshed Z
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

They have a wide range of wild animal collections. The birds sanctuary is excellent. The food court is really very unwelcoming. You should take your own food while visiting the Zoo. The zoo is fairly clean and you have to walk quite a bit to complete the whole area

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Thank Jamshed Z
Saudi Arabia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Riyadh Zoo is a very big zoo and located in Malaz area. I have visited 2 times. One time as a bachelor with my 3 friends and next time with my wife and children and with my friend family together.. It's a Place to visit everyone. But unforunately it's closed on Saturday for Maintenance. so you have to visit Friday... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Whoever living in Saudi Arabia , must see Riyadh zoo. The zoo was amazing . the zoo is clean and calm .

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Thank binulewis
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

more so enjoyed the green space than see the animals. some of the animal enclosures were very small and depressing. the wolves/wild dogs enclosure was way too small. sad to see the wolf pacing in his small space

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Thank Jenell L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Kids will enjoy and finds interesting. Good number of animeals available. Avoid hot weather. Good gracy places available for sitting. You may carry your own food items and enjoy over there.

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Thank Abdul Sattar R
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Malaz Zoo is one of the best attraction in Riyadh at winter or spring. Definitely not during summer. The nice this about it is that animals have spacious areas so you can see their acts while they are comfortable and you will enjoy the walk. Monkeys are the best 😂😂

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Thank Nour G
Riyadh
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo is small and I found the experience quite depressing. The animals looked sad. They don't have enough space for the animals to move around. It left me feeling sad. I wouldn't recommend it.

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Thank katelol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good neat and clean zoo Vehicle parking available Entrance ticket 10 riyals Certain days are only for batchulars During summer quit difficult but still people visits U can see all types of animals Its a good place to have one time visit

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Thank mohamed s
Amman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although It was hot but me and my family really enjoyed the place there, the place is very clean tidy well organized. maybe need to have more greenery and some trees. Not too many people there in Ramadan on Friday, most of the animals were sleepy cuz of the heat but they look well taking care of. My son enjoyed... More 

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Thank jordanfirst
Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

I love this zoo because it was one of my favorite places to go to when I was a child. we still go there once a year as a celebration for the beginning of summer vacation, there is a big parking area, lots of different variety of vegetation, many different animals. It's is the best place to take the kids... More 

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