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Manila Zoo

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My heart breaks

I brought my son here because as kid we went here with my family. When we saw the animals, it was... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Daria T
via mobile
A Sad Place

The cutest thing about this zoo is how they determine if you get in with a child's discount. Simple... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2018
john s
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Boca Raton, Florida
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Dec 11, 2018
“My heart breaks”
Dec 4, 2018
“A Sad Place”
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

What do you expect the zoo with P100 (adult) for entrance fee? For me, with that fee amount, I think this zoo is absolutely excellent!!! Really,, I saw their staffs also very dedicated (sweeping the zoo many times) and helpful. The atmosphere there also good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Anawiski
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

I brought my son here because as kid we went here with my family. When we saw the animals, it was sad, and we didn't take so much pic because the animals were thin. The place was dirty along with the foul smell. Their cages...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Daria T
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Looking for something else to do in Manila? Then don't come here! Entry is very cheap that's probably the only positive here I'd prefer to pay more and see the animals that they have left looked after properly and the facilities upgraded Some exhibits obviously...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

The cutest thing about this zoo is how they determine if you get in with a child's discount. Simple of course, if you are under 4 feet tall you get the child's discount admission price. Beyond that there is very little to comment on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank john s
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

This has been my favorite place in manila when i was a child! Had a chance to revisit it with my nieces and my son. Sadly, the place are worn out... Need major improvements! The animals looks unhealthy and unhappy!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank eringeee
Reviewed November 6, 2018

So sad to the disrepair to the facility and the animals in poor health. I'm sure they have a very limited budget and do the best they can with what they have but the dilapidated facilities and sick animals are almost heart wrenching. The lone...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Peter H
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We visited Manila Zoo last July 2018 with the kids and the experience is quite disappointing because of the sad state of the zoo. Mati the elephant seems to be malnourished and lack energy....most of the cages were empty and the zoo in general is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
8  Thank Lolit B
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The snake named cheesecake was hit by the employee 3 times the employee hit the head and face of the snake because it was not looking at camera for picture.

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank marlin1212
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I felt this heavy feeling in my chest upon seeing these animals in this state, they seem so agitated, restless and uncomfortable. It’s very sad that we put these animals into captivity and could not take care of them properly. While this had become an...More

Date of experience: April 2018
9  Thank kytexoxo
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Perhaps Manila could try the same as Sri Lanka did with the breakfast with the animals. People flock to the breakfast and an old tired zoo has been transformed into a new thriving industry

Date of experience: March 2018
5  Thank Sue B
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labiskie
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Children depend on the feet. If below 4 feet, then entrance fee is P60 only :)
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