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Address: 71 Rama 5 Rd. | Dusit, Bangkok 10300 , Thailand
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: +66 74 325 037
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Koalas, elephants, zebras and pandas are just some of the 1,600 animals on...

Koalas, elephants, zebras and pandas are just some of the 1,600 animals on display in this fairly well-maintained zoo. The zoo also boasts large green spaces and a pond with paddle boats.

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Good place for kids to learn about animals and yet closed to the city center

- close to city center (20-25min by car) - Ticket not expensive, 100 THB for adult only - need to buy ticket of u want to see specific show within the zoo - clean and air... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jack K
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

- close to city center (20-25min by car) - Ticket not expensive, 100 THB for adult only - need to buy ticket of u want to see specific show within the zoo - clean and air conditioned foodmall for refreshing - difficult to get a taxi when u are leaving the zoo.

Thank Jack K
Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The zoo does not have many animals. But the park is very very big. There was a elephant show, animals, boats for rent. Our children had the best day in thailand so far.

Thank Miketsuulei
Zagreb, Croatia
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was just awful. The animals are not taken care of at all, everything is too small for them and everything looks just terrible. Half of the cages are broken and under construction. So alot of the animals are not even there. The zoo it self looks like they diden't renovate it in yeaaaars. The only highlight was that you... More 

Thank Zoemaricic
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I paid around 100+ baht for entry. With that kind of price, my expectations was set really low and cannot be compared to zoos like the one in Singapore or San Diego. The zoo itself is huge! However, I felt that more exotic animals could be on display. The animal exhibits are far apart from each other, so do take... More 

Thank Herwie
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't know what to expect as I have never been to a zoo in Asia and I must admit I was very impressed. Me and my partner spent 5 hours wondering around the zoo. For 150 baht for an (tourist) adult I think this is an excellent price. You can take your own food into the park, we did... More 

Thank Jassumms
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time, spent about 4 1/2 hours there, for 300 bhat or $12 Australian. Feeding the hippopotamus was the highlight of the day, and we have hippos at our zoo at home. The food court was a bit risky looking, but the 7/11 had cheap food and drinks so we bought our food there. Glad we read positive... More 

Thank Rohan M
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I do have a conflict of interest when I visit zoo. Imprisonment versus first hand education for children. Anyway, that's not what this review is about. After seeing horrible zoos in other countries, I finally came across a well maintained zoo with a pleasant environment right in the middle of a city. I would recommend this attraction especially for families... More 

Thank Melinda Y
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great place to see Asian wildlife. Very good enclosures with lots of opportunity to see the animals. Great way to spend a couple of hours. Great for family activity. Go in the morning

Thank 50somethingtravellr
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We went to this zoo having read the reviews on here and didn't have very high expectations! But we had a few hours to fill and thought we'd go to decide for ourselves and were very pleasantly surprised! Apart from being a bit dated (it is Thailand!) and the fact that as a foreigner you have to pay 50thb more... More 

Thank Adam W
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

the zoo is in a nice garden&park area, Dusit park, family-friendly with all the paraphernalia a Thai day out requires I particularly liked the reptile area and most of all: the big hornbills! they are on bird island.

Thank zwerfkerel

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When wandering around the Dusit Palace grounds, you'd almost forget you're still in a Southeast-Asian city. The Renaissance-style buildings and leafy gardens wouldn't be out of place in an European capital, and the serenity here is in stark contrast with the chaotic city life outside of its complex walls. Dusit is one of Bangkok's oldest districts, and while the rest of Bangkok is modernising at a rapid pace, Dusit seems to have stood the test of time. Come here to find family businesses in traditional shophouses, small-scale local markets and streets unfazed by modern city life.
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