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Shanghai Zoo (Shanghai Dongwu Yuan)

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No.2831 Hongqiao Road, Changning District, Shanghai 200000, China
Puxi (Downtown Shanghai)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to see the animals as my partner had never been to china before and he was super keen to see a panda. Would have prefered to go to the better reviewed Wildlife Sanctuary in Shanghai, but due to distance and time were unable...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kassidy F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ok, this is a massive zoo with lots of interesting creatures, including two rhino's, some odd bear things and PANDA!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank confIictman
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shanghai Zoo is a very nice surprise in the western part of Shanghai. The zoo is located right outside the entrance to Metro Line 10 on the Hongqiao Airport/Railway branch. The layout is quite good, but did have a few difficulties in keeping things...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jose M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had been to this Zoo on a off day. but this place being dense forest cover it is quite chilled. One of my friend has interest to see Panda. So I have been part of this Trip where I got a chance to see a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JyotiranjanP14
Reviewed January 7, 2019

On a recent visit to China I wanted to see a Giant Panda before my return to the UK. We were not disappointed, this zoo has 2 Giant Pandas, we managed to get lots of video footage and pictures. We spent a whole hour just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank andjesnic23
Reviewed December 28, 2018

Poorly upkept zoo. Most of the animals are either alone or in pairs. Some animals are cramped in small enclosures. Facilities are rundown. Despite the no feeding sign, visitors are feeding the animals with snacks and sweets. No zoo staff around. Loud The Cranberries music...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ahber79
Reviewed December 11, 2018

You might need to pay for shuttle inside the zoo (50 yuan per person) as the Zoo is very large and it will be tiring to walk all over the Zoo. It has nice surroundings. Kids loving it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hafeezajamil
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Our main purpose to go here was to see the Panda which is a really beautiful animal and if you really want to see it in it's full beauty, go early in the morning around 8:30 am when the Pandas have their breakfast. It is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Alok_Nahata
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

I deeply regret my visit. Do not support the horrific treatment that these poor animals receive. They are not treated well and I’m haunted by how naive I was.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank kzgeb
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Our plans changed and we missed out on the panda research base, and we really wanted to see pandas in china and looked at the reviews for Shanghai zoo and thought this zoo seems okay. We were completely horrified the enclosures for the bears,giraffes etc...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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March 24, 2018|
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Response from 364love2travel |
It was 40 RMB for adults, 20 RMB for children. Children under 1.20m are free.
September 13, 2016|
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Response from Resort377449 | Reviewed this property |
Hi you have 2 options first you can take subway closest metro station to your hotel as I've check is line 12 ningguo station and you need interchange to line 10 tiantong Lu station up to Shanghai zoo.Stations are written in... More
May 18, 2016|
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Response from savvyuec | Reviewed this property |
The entrance fee is 60 RMB for adults. However I will recommend you visit the Wild Animal Park if you have more time and budget (160 RMB). You can read my review on tripadvisor. Is provides a lot of useful details for your... More