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Address: Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
Phone Number:
+60 3-4108 3422
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Zoo Negara features about 400 species of Malaysian and exotic mammals,...

The Zoo Negara features about 400 species of Malaysian and exotic mammals, reptiles and birds. Of these, the majority are fish and bird species while about a hundred are mammals and the reptiles.

The National Zoo is situated 13 km from the centre of Kuala Lumpur. Its aquarium "Tunku Abdul Rahman Aquarium" is a very popular attraction. It displays over 80 species of aquatic animals, both marine and freshwater, including invertebrates.

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Nice place to hang out, though many difficulties, Price for foreign tourist seemed a little high to start with Some construction going on no proper signs or indications We... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mohamed F
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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Zoo was very run down and the enclosures where very small for the animals. The animals didn't look very healthy or happy. It looked like a prison for animals and to showcase them, rather than a means of educating the public about the animals or preserving them. I felt very sorry for the animals. The only exception, however, was the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tips: 1. If you can comfortably walking, then you should avoid taking the tram (well it's not really a tram like it used to be back then, it's a golf buggy) as it will cost you money and there a possibility you will miss seeing some animals as it can be seen from the tram. 2. Admission fees are RM44... More 

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Thank Faizal A
kuala lumpur
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

old zoo but not well kept and the presentation of animals were not well done. exception to the panda exhibition. animals look underfed and sad.

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Thank mathews k
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to hang out, though many difficulties, Price for foreign tourist seemed a little high to start with Some construction going on no proper signs or indications We were told animals can be viewed till 5:30 p.m. surprising animals were sent off by 4:30did not manage to see the top.predators, panda bears prang gutangs No proper English speaking staff... More 

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Thank Mohamed F
Ernakulam, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Zoo negara in KL is one of the finest place in Malaysia to see wild animals in captivity, however I still feel a country like Malaysia and metropolis like KL needs a much better Zoo, still the Zoo will not disappoint you. It's always better to stat with the show @11.00am and 3.00pm. Right after that start exploring the... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Main attraction is the panda 🐼 and white tiger. Total experience was good. Prices for foreigners s a bit high.. 85 MYR.

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Thank ASWINTH
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to see animals.not very clean but it was ok.i would recommend it for childs and new couples to explore new animals

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Thank mohammed h
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is place is nice to visit especially for those who like animals a lots. This place is great. However, i saw many lots or spots seem to be abandon and needs to touch up so that its look alive and nice. If it is not maybe looks messy a bit. Here you may have the opportunities to looks closer... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After noticing mixed reviews on the web,I had my reservations visiting this place.Well things were not that bad,the exhibits were good.The walk way had good shades and the overall cleanliness of the Zoo was good.They charge exorbitantly high entry fee for foreigners (RM 85 per person).Nonetheless it's a good place to spend a day with family and kids ,if you... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice day but it was hot day we had a lots of fun specially in the giraffe section and the elephant but still I think the price of the ticket is really expensive specially for the foreign people

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