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Address: Qingnian Road, Kunming, China
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Phone Number: 0871-5154546
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Neat zoo with lots of animals and a lunapark

This ZOO got me intrigued and I visited it mostly out of curiousity of seeing a Zoo in China. It was during public holiday season (1-7th October), so it was full. Overall Zoo... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
LuboDug
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Chengdu, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

First time that I visited a zoo in China and felt so so soon sorry for the animals. Big animals in such small spaces. It was so sad. Massive crowd the day we went though I expect it is the same everyday. Dirty! Good variety of species but not at all well looked after. I really hope the government does... More 

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75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Went to this zoo when i was strolling through the city of Kunming. First time i went to a zoo in China and defeniteley also my last. Really small and old cages, especially the part with the big cats, bears and wolves. Also the chinese visitors are rude to the animals. Big disapointment

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Thank Dennis S
Chengdu, China
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This ZOO got me intrigued and I visited it mostly out of curiousity of seeing a Zoo in China. It was during public holiday season (1-7th October), so it was full. Overall Zoo looks less up to western standards, but I enjoyed it for it is maintained well. If the behavior of chinese people screaming at animals and clapping at... More 

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Thank LuboDug
Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I'm not a person for zoos in the 1st place but I had to see how these animals are being treated. It's a sad place if you have morals for animals the only thing that seems to be happy in the zoo is the ducks. The other animals seem to have gone cage mad. There are a lot better zoos... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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101 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The entrance is at the busy road intersection and it is a paid entry attraction. The entire setup, is on the hill and the other side of the hill, is the Yuantong Temple, which you can view from the Zoo or getting there, by walking around the hill. In my opinion, if you have the time, just do it as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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169 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The zoo reflects the general attitude of the China to animal welfare. It is horrible - from the sad caged animals to the mobs of noisy tourists to the litter to the tourists throwing human food and other objects at the animals.

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Thank wildcrazygoats
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Don't have to see the animals in March... The blooming of the flowers will surely blow you away. With the clear blue sky and white cloud ... A few hundred pictures is what I toke on the 3 hours stroll in the Zoo. Did not even see the animals ,,,, May be on the next trip.

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Thank TKinSuzhou
Jakarta, Indonesia
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Let me get straight to the point. It was awful, awful, awful, awful, awful, awful, awful, and awful. I went there because I really love going to the zoos. But for this, just stay away. There's no panda bears. The animals were all dying. They stayed in a cage. The zoo didn't even try to make the exhibit homey for... More 

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3 Thank Clarissa C
Disneyland Paris, France
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I had heard bad things about animal treatment in this Zoo before going, I still wanted to have a look at it by myself. I really regret it. Animals are kept in terrible conditions, cages are really tiny except one of the birds one, and one for monkeys (with more rats than monkeys inside). Ground is not fitted for many... More 

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5 Thank N F
Urumqi, China
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144 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The zoo had lots of different kinds of animals and was much like any other zoo in China. I enjoyed seeing the different animals, but the crowds were a lot to handle. Try to go in the morning when the animals are more active.

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