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“Cheap and good variety of animals”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Taipei Zoo

Taipei Zoo
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Ranked #7 of 547 things to do in Taipei
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The largest zoo in Asia, this was original a private zoological garden. The giant panda house, Formosan animal area, koala house and Asian tropical rainforest area are of particular note.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Cheap and good variety of animals”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

The place is filled with great variety of animals and species! However the exhibits are quite spaced out so need wait to take tram or walk a distance..waiting is mostly what we did.

Visited September 2013
Thank GloriaLim
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

We visited the Zoo on a Wednesday, it wasn't crowded at all. The Zoo is stroller and wheelchair friendly with ramps, although it is an uphill walk so it got quite difficult in the stifling heat. UV umbrellas and shades are a must during the summer! We would have stayed for longer if it wasn't for the heat, but nonetheless great fun for children and adults, highly recommended!

NT$60 entrance fee is just insanely cheap for a zoo - London Zoo cost around 20 times that!

You can hire strollers (NT$50 hire plus NT$500 deposit) and wheelchairs (NT$1000 deposit) just inside the entrance.

Visited September 2013
Thank BarnBabeCC
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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Feel very close to the animals”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

The zoo is so large that we couldn't finish seeing all the animals as we started at 12 noon and the zoo closed at 5 pm. However, we had a good time to watch the panda, koala, hippo, moneys, plus many precious animals there. We especially enjoyed the butterfly place. Once you entered the Butterfly place, there are so many of them (and huge size!) flying around you! They don't seem to scared of human at all.
One think I really like about this zoo is that you can see the animals mostly. In the Bronx Zoo of New York, you can hardly see them because their living area are so huge that you could hardly find where the animals are hiding. Here, the animals usually not put in a case but a medium size living area so you can spot them easier. (except we think the bears should get a bigger place)

The fee is very cheap. And that day we only pay for 2 people even we had 4 people. They said when you have 2 people you only pay for one. How nice!!

Visited August 2013
Thank VDU2013
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Had a great time ...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Def. Try to visit this zoo during weekdays. Less crowded and you can take your time! 60 ntwn $ per person. That's great value. Its also very close to maocong cable car.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Best value in Taipei”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

Great value Zoo. Have visited the zoo for the last 3 years, has always been buy one ticket get one free, so £2.00 per person for a whole days entertainment. Animals neatly organised according to region. The highlight was the Panda. Normally 2 panda's but Mum and baby not on show till next month so only dad, but he was very active.
Even in Taiwan heat, the animals were very lively and active. They all looked very healthy.
Food good value no premium like a lot of attraction.
Easy to get to right off the last stop of the MRT line!
Maokong Gondolas nearby.
Must be best value attraction in Taipei if not in the whole of Taiwan..

Visited August 2013
1 Thank darsot77
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