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Riyadh Zoo

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 477 9523
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Amazing Zoo

It was one of the most exciting day when we visited Riyadh Zoo it is very big and most animals are... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Mohammed M
via mobile
Get to know the surroundings

I took my kids and my neighbors kids to enjoy a day out at the Zoo, although the kids liked it... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
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.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average26%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“nice zoo” (11 reviews)
“wild animals” (7 reviews)
“average zoo” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 477 9523
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

It was one of the most exciting day when we visited Riyadh Zoo it is very big and most animals are there. We spent a happy day with my kids.

Thank Mohammed M
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I took my kids and my neighbors kids to enjoy a day out at the Zoo, although the kids liked it, unfortunately I did not see it up to an international standard. Directions to animals locations needs to be reconsidered to allow for better allocation...More

Thank Jamal_Soboh
Reviewed 26 July 2016

They have a wide range of wild animal collections. The birds sanctuary is excellent. The food court is really very unwelcoming. You should take your own food while visiting the Zoo. The zoo is fairly clean and you have to walk quite a bit to...More

1  Thank Jamshed Z
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Riyadh Zoo is a very big zoo and located in Malaz area. I have visited 2 times. One time as a bachelor with my 3 friends and next time with my wife and children and with my friend family together.. It's a Place to visit...More

1  Thank Shaiya2010
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Whoever living in Saudi Arabia , must see Riyadh zoo. The zoo was amazing . the zoo is clean and calm .

Thank binulewis
Reviewed 26 July 2016

more so enjoyed the green space than see the animals. some of the animal enclosures were very small and depressing. the wolves/wild dogs enclosure was way too small. sad to see the wolf pacing in his small space

Thank Jenell L
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Kids will enjoy and finds interesting. Good number of animeals available. Avoid hot weather. Good gracy places available for sitting. You may carry your own food items and enjoy over there.

Thank Abdul Sattar R
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Malaz Zoo is one of the best attraction in Riyadh at winter or spring. Definitely not during summer. The nice this about it is that animals have spacious areas so you can see their acts while they are comfortable and you will enjoy the walk....More

Thank Nour G
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The zoo is small and I found the experience quite depressing. The animals looked sad. They don't have enough space for the animals to move around. It left me feeling sad. I wouldn't recommend it.

Thank katelol
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Good neat and clean zoo Vehicle parking available Entrance ticket 10 riyals Certain days are only for batchulars During summer quit difficult but still people visits U can see all types of animals Its a good place to have one time visit

Thank mohamed s
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Ali P
1 September 2017|
Response from Mazen A | Reviewed this property |
singels and families can enter
joanne p
19 July 2017|
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Response from Dina E | Reviewed this property |
Yes as it is a families day
17 May 2017|
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Response from Hazem R | Reviewed this property |
the table has been changed sunday closed monday & tuesday for singles (males) wednesday & thursday for single (females) friday & saturday for families.