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Address: No.137 Xizhimenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100044, China
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07:30 - 17:00
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We went there for the pandas!

Well it's not the BEST zoo by far but there's pandas. Enough said. Kinda reminded me of zoos in Mexico. If you're in Beijing and you have time... do it! If you're undecided... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Chicago, IL
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even though the pandas were in large areas, these areas were sterile and somewhat dirty. All the pandas were in separate spaces. The elephant exhibits were the most disturbing because the cages were barely twice the size of the elephant so the they were only able to go around in small circles. One couldn't see anything in the nocturnal display.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Beijing Zoo is good if you want to see some pandas but the environment for the animals isn't very good. It was very saddening to see how some of the animals lived.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well it's not the BEST zoo by far but there's pandas. Enough said. Kinda reminded me of zoos in Mexico. If you're in Beijing and you have time... do it! If you're undecided between other must see landmarks and are pressed for time. Skip it. ;)

Thank Swordfish8086
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

At 14Yen each, the zoo was good value but the animals were not necessarily in the best conditions. The spaces for the animals are sometimes cramped and social animals are not in groups. The layout of the zoo was good and the toilets were clean, but the exhibits were sometimes dirty and over crowded. However the panda exhibit was the... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo was extremely disappointing. I would not recommend that tourists visit as it is not like other zoos I have been to before. The animals are all kept in extremely small enclosures, most of which were filthy and unkempt. The animals looked very unhappy and were all isolated from one another. It appeared that zoo keepers were uninterested in... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this zoo as a part of my trip in beijing, Here's what i think it is. i came here because i love animals and especially panda. But coming here makes me feel so sad for the animals, shame on people managing this zoo, here's why i said so! Animal are kept in dirty cages and not properly set-up according... More 

Thank Steve_KL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think beijing zoo is very good to visit. They have good exhibitions, there are rhino, elephant,giant panda,lion & tiger, asia, australia, africa, america, noctural, sealife, aves, etc. Dont visit at winter because some animals not display in cage. Improve your noctural exhibition.

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Laurel, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was worried that the animals weren't taken care of but I was pleasantly surprised! Be aware that most of the Chinese people will stare at you more than the animals! But they have an amazing culture!

Thank chris_mckinnon2002
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very crowded, the animals are not cared for at all and I would not reccomend this place at all. I will not be visiting ever again.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know if it was due to the low season (winter/December) but lots of the big animals were not in their enclosures so it was a bit disappointing not seeing them all. However my recommendation is to visit the panda house which is located inside the Beijing zoo, as pandas are such an icon of China. Very accessible by... More 

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