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Riyadh Zoo

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Open Now: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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It is excellent for families. It is a fun and educational place. It has shops that serve food and... read more

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Nice zoo, very good entertainment option for the entire family, especially small kids. There are... read more

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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“nice zoo”(12 reviews)
“wild animals”(6 reviews)
Saudi Arabia’s largest zoo, housing some 40 species of animals, permits either a mother or a father to accompany children but does not allow the whole family to vist together.
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 477 9523
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All reviews nice zoo wild animals nice place for kids walk around during summer nice place to visit tiger families habitat species picnic collection friday weekend outing singles alot
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is excellent for families. It is a fun and educational place. It has shops that serve food and drinks. It is worthwhile to visit.

Thank N1531THabdullaha
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice zoo, very good entertainment option for the entire family, especially small kids. There are picnic areas and a toy train.

Thank Wagner A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the oldest family spot in Riyadh, i use to go with parents and now i take my child to this very zoo in Riyadh. Its a must go place if you are residing in Riyadh.

Thank Wajeeh17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a nice place to hang out.. so many kind of animals and 🐦 we can see when we go there.. only thing is some animals are too much old, better to replace

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

small zoo if compared with other zoos around the world, clean, has a variety of interesting animals for the kids. not for summer visits, it is very hot there. try it only in winter.

Thank mohamadibrahem
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

It’s nice and tidy, have good variety of animals and has a good walking spaces. Good to visit with Kids.

Thank asaad m
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

The place is clean and orderly but I noticed not so much animals on display. The place is relatively small compared to other zoos overseas. But overall, the experience was great. Pizza and drinks at Café Du Jardin was good.

Thank reyllalee
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Organized and fun but weather is not helping the animals to be fresh and playful all animals are hidding in the shade

Thank Seba3y
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Zoo covers mostly with all the animals, comparatively ticket price is cheaper. Keep in mind it will close at 6, so to enter around 2 or 3 will be good if you want take rest in between. Overall well maintained zoo, not to carry kids...More

Thank nabeel m
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Crowds were down, temperatures were up and the animals were staying out of the heat. Interesting to see zoo cultures around the world. Great with no crowds around and if we had had a huge zoom we might have got some nice photos. I would...More

Thank Dorothy T
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August 22, 2018|
Response from DHHughes | Reviewed this property |
ArRiyadh Zoo Timings: Days Morning (8:30 am to 12:00 pm) Evening (1:00 pm till Maghrib Prayer) Friday Families (after Jummah prayer to Maghrib prayer) Saturday Families (9:00 am to Maghrib Prayer) Sunday Closed for... More
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Farhan A | Reviewed this property |
I think any day for family visit is good
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March 26, 2018|
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Response from vip_0011 | Reviewed this property |
Monday is for males visitors. The price is 15 Riyals per head.