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“Large zoo but bad conditions”
Review of Dai Nam Zoo

Dai Nam Zoo
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Pretty huge area and not very crowded when we visited (mid-februrary). The animals though have horrible conditions compared to zoo-animals in nothern europe. Especially the elephants seemed to have lost their mind. It was very sad.

1  Thank Anne S
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Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

This Zoo wonderful. Many animas to see. Some creatures are very rare. I was skeptical, but the zoo is really nice. Highly recommended to visit if you decide to go Dai Nam.

Thank Giannis S
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Reviewed January 3, 2017

We went there in summer time. It was hot and sunny. Walking in the park was quiet for us, however, there were many rare animals, fishes to attract us. There were a lot of beautiful pet fishes. We played a lot of games. It was really fun.

Thank Tue T
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Compliments to the owners for attempting to create an attraction that would seem attractive to locals visiting Ho Chi Minh City and the surrounding provinces. The attraction is huge! With a some unusual talking pieces that are so unusual that they are worth talking about. An international tourist would not find this attraction worthy of their precious time to visit, except for its unusual design. The Great Wall Hotel is massive 500 room hotel that surrounds the property. Not the most efficient in design as you literally need get on a bicycle to ride down the hallways for the reception to your room. It has a distinct odor of smoke, if thats what you like in your hotel environment. The Grand Gateway is grand! Worth a picture. The amusement park is of an extreme poor quality both in design, maintenance and operations. We did not ride the rollercoasters for fear of a poor maintenance schedule. Many of the attractions are walk through and not at all the safest as they are dark and steps have been built into the pathways which make for trip hazards. These walk through attractions are all very scary - not appropriate for kids and based on Vietnamese cultural stories and faith. The water park is huge! A few slides and a massive pool. The Animal park is a shaded well vegetated area that offers surprisingly larger animal enclosures than other parts of asia. Animal care is always a huge issue in Asia and the standard of their enclosures a debatable topic. Hire a bike to ride round the zoo is an enjoyable experience with a range of beautiful tigers to observe which is the highlight as well as feeding of the giraffes. There is always room for improvement!

2  Thank Shaun M
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

Dai Nam Zoo is better recommended to the natives. As you a foreign tourist, Dai Nam Zoo should not be listed on your scheudle coz it's too small & too common to deserve a special visit. 大南動物園適合推薦給本國遊客,外國遊客就不推了 - 動該物園實在太小太普通,不值得外國遊客在有限的旅期中,專程造訪。

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