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Yangon Zoo

#46 of 132 things to do in Yangon (Rangoon) Features Animals
SW side of the lakes | Lake Side, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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It was built in round about 1906.

It was built in round about 1906. There are many wildlife animals and shady tress. Children can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kyi t
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very good to visit especially with kid. most of the shop and seat are full in weekend and public... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kayzin t
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SW side of the lakes | Lake Side, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was built in round about 1906. There are many wildlife animals and shady tress. Children can play at playground.

Thank kyi t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good to visit especially with kid. most of the shop and seat are full in weekend and public holidays. weekday are a bit more suitable for take the time in there.

Thank kayzin t
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We were just passing and decided we'd take a look as we usually enjoy animal parks and the entrance fee is very low. We soon regretted giving money as the animals are in poor condition. Very sad to see beautiful huge tigers pacing up and...More

1  Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The animals are in tiny, disgusting cages with no food/water. The animals look run down and alone. The elephants are tied up so they can't even take a step. Trained to dance for food. Red panda has hair falling out. Tiger in a tiny cage,...More

1  Thank katie5098
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It is located on Kandawgyi Road near the Royal Kandawgyi Lake, It was built in 1906. The Zoo was includes in many species of Animals with naturally.

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Being an animal lover, with nothing much to do in yangon, I decided to pay the zoo a visit since it was very cheap at $3/visitor. The zoo is relatively big with many different animals. But I was shocked to see the animals being treated...More

1  Thank rogerongrf
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I went on a rainy day which is what made it such a good time. The animals are way more active when it is cool and wet. You can see everything in about 3 hours and not feel too rushed, or make it a day...More

Thank alloyd12
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I stayed at Yangon zoo last April, I can explain how I felt when I saw how the animals are kept there. Monkeys in tiny cages made of cement and mesh, without water and full o plastic bags that people was throwing inside. Elephants chained...More

1  Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The state of the zoo is terrible, the animals are living in small and dirty cages without water and begging for food.

Thank talla91
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

During a short stop off in Yangon we decided to visit the zoo without checking trip advisor (clearly a bad decision) the zoo is in disarray every single animal in there is in a enclosure far too small and dirty, we happened upon the black...More

1  Thank davechess686
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Response from Dr. Bob D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are Gibbon monkeys at the Yangon Zoo. And they are incredibly vocal and loud. But don't get close to the cage, trying to take a picture of them! One of the little thieves might snatch your camera or cellphone. I... More