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Riyadh Zoo

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 477 9523
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Very Good Zoo

This zoo is very good. I has a large variety of animals, birds and reptiles. Different species of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fadel-MJ
,
Beirut, Lebanon
Having almost all animals

Please check the day before visiting there separate day for single, family and schools it is nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Imran T
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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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.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“nice zoo” (12 reviews)
“wild animals” (7 reviews)
“animal lovers” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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+966 11 477 9523
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"nice zoo"
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"wild animals"
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"animal lovers"
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"nice place for kids"
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"walk around"
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"during summer"
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"entry fee"
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"nice place to visit"
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"tiger"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This zoo is very good. I has a large variety of animals, birds and reptiles. Different species of monkeys, tigers, panthers, lions, cats, foxes, colorful birds, alligators and many many more. It is clean and well maintained. The cages are large and well equipped and...More

Thank Fadel-MJ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please check the day before visiting there separate day for single, family and schools it is nice place to visit Friday open after Jumma Prayer Please visit alone or with family but try to visit one time min Nice place for outing

Thank Imran T
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Visited the Riyadh Zoo many years back and again this year. It's improved a bit, though this time it seemed like some animals were missing compared to before. Nevertheless good place to visit with young kids. They have a train running around the zoo as...More

Thank akhan234
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

First it was quite still and then we saw the animals they were a bit stressed by the aggressive, disgusting behavior of the local visitors. There are no zoo staff to prevent visitors reaching over barriers to harass the animals and throw rubbish into their...More

Thank samanplant
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

It is the only zoo in the kingdom. And it is OK but crowded. My kids love it. If you want to visit it come around opening time.

Thank Zeyad A
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

An average zoo, adjacent to a big circular garden, nicely arranged. Adequatearking place, so don't worry to bring for car...children would enjoy

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Variety of animals and lovely restaurants, everything was marvelous. Loved the maps everywhere to show you where to go next.?

Thank Nesrin E
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Horrifying experience at this zoo ,- only giving 1 star as zero is not an option. Animals taunted, disrespected and clearly stressed by the aggressive, disgusting behaviour of the local visitors. There are no zoo staff to prevent visitors reaching over barriers to harass the...More

2  Thank Laura C
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit in Riyadh but at winter time. Big variaty of animals and very well kept park. Enjoy the trip in the little train, adults included :) Good places to eat and refresh. If you have a free time visit the Zoo.

Thank Afonso D
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I planed to take my family to visit the zoo, but I have discovered that the zoo i have visited 20 years ago it the same . So don't bother yourself

1  Thank Rashedzahrani
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Response from vip_0011 | Reviewed this property |
Monday is for males visitors. The price is 15 Riyals per head.
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