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White Elephants

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Poor elephant

Happened to visit here on the way to the client place. The place was open to public without any... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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White Elephants in Yangon

Not so great honestly. Three elephants kept in captivity chained down to pillars is not a great... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2017
Sathya K
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2 weeks ago
“Poor elephant”
Jun 14, 2018
“We cried!”
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Hlaing Tsp | No- 55 , Mahar Swe Road, Taha Ya Lane, Yangon (Rangoon) 55010, Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Happened to visit here on the way to the client place. The place was open to public without any fees. It was very sad to see the elephants chained to the pole. They should make some cage and freed them. It lookd kinda abuse...

Thank ManngaDua
Reviewed June 14, 2018

This is dire and Myanmar should be ashamed. These poor animals (2 only the third has dissappeared) stand in this posh shed the whole day, bored to tears and indicating mental issues because of their lack of exercise. They should be in the countryside doing...More

Thank Friggykeith
Reviewed May 31, 2018

These are albino elephants, not sure if that qualifies as a "white" elephant. But these poor elephants were captured and brought here to be displayed. They are chained in this structure (in the shade, at least) for the entire day. They're allowed to roam the...More

Thank andrewlef
Reviewed March 8, 2018

White elephant is not defined by colour but by shape, etc. They are rare and worship as a very lucky animal. Contrary to most reviews here, the animals are well treated. They are allowed to roam the park every two hours - but chained up...More

1  Thank ngung chia s
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

This was sad. Two white and one regular elephant are chained up under a roof. They have no food or water. They sway back and forth as is they are disturbed. These animals should be roaming throughout a very large enclosure or release if they...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed July 8, 2017

According to the report, more than half of those elephants were in terrible conditions. They were bound by extreme restraints.They did not receive veterinary care.

1  Thank Sivarnee H
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

The novelty of seeing animals kept in captivity is not for me. These poor elephants are tied and unable to move much. Cannot see the point of wanting to do this to any animal for show and to make money!

3  Thank Nicolette M
Reviewed January 21, 2017

If you want to see your first white elephant, you can visit this place. However, be forewarned that it is not gleaming white, as a friend who's a local and I were arguing about. I defended the elephants; he said they were brown. To be...More

2  Thank Jaymee S
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Not so great honestly. Three elephants kept in captivity chained down to pillars is not a great tourist attraction for me. If you don't get to see it don't worry you haven't missed much. You will end up feeling bad for these animals after going...More

1  Thank Sathya K
Reviewed January 12, 2017

It was good to be able to see the endangered white elephants, but it was hard to see them chained up all day. They are released after the public viewing times. A quick visit to see the paler colour.

Thank Jill H
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November 22, 2016|
Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
There are Two White Elephants in Yangon!!!!
March 8, 2016|
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree and have reported this to the world animal protection organisation.
Ne S
September 6, 2015|
Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
Please don't go to this place. The animals are kept in a terribly cruel way . You will be upset and hopefully by boycotting the place something may change