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“Worth A Visit- Poor Animal Treatment- BEST REVIEW”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Doha Zoo

Doha Zoo
Doha, Qatar
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Worth A Visit- Poor Animal Treatment- BEST REVIEW”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013

As far as I am aware, the zoo is closed at the moment for renovation.

I have visited on 2 occasions and It's a nice place to go if you have kids and its not summer, as the kids will love to see the animals etc. But please be aware that some of the cages and places where the animals are kept are not maintained well and it can be quite upsetting. Especially the monkeys and the white tiger they have.

Very cheap to enter I think we paid like 5 riyals each which is equivalent to around £1 each.

Hopefully they will renovate to a higher standard and things will look better once it's finished.

A funny story for you, apparently not long ago, one of the zoos lions escaped and was roaming around Qatar. It seriously would only happen in this country :-D

Visited August 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“closed until further notice”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013

we drove a long way to reach the zoo then we found out its closed until a further notice for renovation.
such a sad experience :(

Visited May 2013
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Doha, Qatar
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Forgettable Experience...”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013

The Doha Zoo is really nothing special...its just a regular, average zoo....except with less animals than a regular zoo and nothing regionally specific or unique about it....and the animals look miserable in there...overall not worth it....its got a pretty big play area and park, and a train that goes around....

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank 7abeeb
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Singapore
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144 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“CLOSED! But some guidebooks haven't quite picked up on this yet!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

The zoo is closed, but there are still a few guidebooks saying that it is open. However, the zoo should be re-opening, but you never really know if this will be happening or if it is a rumor.

Visited February 2013
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Doha, Qatar
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848 reviews
420 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
“Really bad”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

Very few animals to see. Only a man with a snack welcome you near the entrance for a photo. Otherwise it's not worth visiting.
Anyway it's close now for the past year for renovation.

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