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Shanghai Zoo (Shanghai Dongwu Yuan)
Reviewed February 21, 2013

I went to the zoo last year with my son. It was more like a Park than a zoo. My son was a little disappointed because we kind of had to look for the animals. The signs were not good and we had to walk a lot. We didn`t even see the pandas!
There was a tiny amusement park... a little dirty and sketchy, but he actually enjoyed that more than the animals, so it feels like we did not go to a zoo.
It was weird because they had an area (close to the amusement park) where they had a bunch of cats... Not sure if regular cats were part of the zoo...

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Reviewed February 4, 2013

the zoo was a must see we spent around 3 hours and didnt even get to see half the animals. Dont be fooled by other reviews was worth the 40 yuan. Its normal that when you go to the zoo animals are sleeping or lying around. We had a blast the red pandas are adorable :D

5  Thank silent_21
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

How could i leave China without seeing the famous giant panda? so we visit to Shanghai Zoo for checking out the panda. only panda. we skip the other animal.

2  Thank DewiAyie
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Do go here if
- You dont have time to see the Pandas at there home in Chengdu
- You have a day to kill
- You want to see a huge variety of animals in 4 hours

Do not go here if
- You dont like to watch animals in captivity
- You can not tolerate inconsiderate humans poking animals with sticks, throwing pebbles and annoying them.

Tip:
If you are here just for the pandas, skip the long walk and take the golf cart straight to the Panda enclosure.

4  Thank AceWizard
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Reviewed January 13, 2013

There are really some great animal reserves in China: Chengdu Panda Sanctuary. This is not one. It gets crowded in the summer and the conditions are a little sad. I wouldn't go again.

2  Thank t-bird2002
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