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Address: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Phone Number:
+966 11 477 9523
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08:30 - 18:00
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Fri 13:00 - 18:00
Sat - Thu 08:30 - 18:00
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Saudi Arabia’s largest zoo, housing some 40 species of animals, permits...

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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Cool visit in a Cool day

Riyadh Zoo is a nice place to visit in the city it has wide variety of animals and birds visiting days are scheduled for ladies only, men only, and families and on Sunday it is... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
عبدالعزيز ا
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Riyadh Zoo is a nice place to visit in the city it has wide variety of animals and birds visiting days are scheduled for ladies only, men only, and families and on Sunday it is closed. It has a restaurant and some canteens where you can buy something to eat or drink.

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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to relax and have fun✅ with kids ...keep yourself plan for half a day and u can move around. Parking is tough during weekends. Need to walk a lot....

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Thank Sridhar V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spend seven years in Riyadh, I do not visit this zoo and I do not believe to see real Zoo in Riyadh. Really after I visit this zoo I realize that an uncertain Do not miss this chance for you and your kids Very cheap Ticket Closing time – at sunset time “Magrib Prayer Time “

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing trip specially with family....animals everywhere..monkeys are very cute .....it's very crowded at weekend..

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Zoo is not only beautiful but great for picnics with family. Great to see everyone hanging out with their families kids playing and having fun. A huge variety of Apes never seen so many before. Definitely a good place to go with the kids and family. Restaurants,play areas for kids a lot of fun!

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Thank BronS73
New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's good and clean. But some animals are not kept in green carpets or trees. Its sometimes hot too.

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Thank Jitendra P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can enjoy a nice day with family and friends in Riyadh zoo by enjoying animals sightseeing and snacks.

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Thank Khalid A
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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98 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Want to see the worst treated animals and rubbish plus children annoying the animals then this is the place to visit

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Libreville, Estuaire, Gabon
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This zoo was built by the looks to European standards. It's very sound and solid. The animals are well cared for. The diets are better than most restaurants I've been to. I note alot of cages are in need of enrichment, this is all planned for now I'm told. The animals are in good health. I see the giraffe get... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

A good place for a family outing. Variety of animals. Kids will like the place. Most importantly it's neat and clean.

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Thank Rayan T

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