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Kunming Zoo

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Is there a panda bear here?

Kunming Zoo is in the City Center, so it's very accessible compared to the Yunnan Wildlife Center... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Iloilo City, Philippines
small zoo but the best place to see the sakura blooming during spring

as a animal lover, i am not really like that kind of zoo. but the main purpose i visit the zoo is... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
kuala lumpur
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27 Aug 2018
“Is there a panda bear here?”
26 Jul 2018
“small zoo but the best place to see the sakura blooming during spring”
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Qingnian Road, Kunming, China
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Kunming Zoo is in the City Center, so it's very accessible compared to the Yunnan Wildlife Center. I was searching for panda bears because I've read in several reviews that they take care of panda bear(s) in the zoo, but I wasn't able to find...More

1  Thank iskonggala
Reviewed 26 July 2018

as a animal lover, i am not really like that kind of zoo. but the main purpose i visit the zoo is the see the sakura blooming in the zoo. even the sakura is not the same species that can be found in japan, but...More

Thank ana_kecik
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Located in beautiful grounds, full of blossoms in spring. 40RMB entry fee (about $8AUD), so cheap. Much like the old zoos before animal welfare became an issue, so not good for them - small old enclosures, lots of concrete, bored animals etc. Guess it depends...More

Thank floraforest
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The zoo is terrible due to the at most unnatural animal conditions, on the one hand, and the inappropriate behavior of its local visitors... This is what I observed during my visit: - Cages old, rusty and dirty - Cages lack plants or any kind...More

2  Thank seelandkatja
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

At 20RMB per head, this is one of the cheapest zoo I have been to. The animals are housed in less than desirable compounds. The Primate house reminds me of the scene in The Rise Of the Planet of The Apes. Poorly ventilated and dark,...More

2  Thank Angela L
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Its a nice little zoo combined with a entertainment park for kids. You can see all the major animals, even giraffes.Bring a camera, and some water. If you are a foreigner, be ready to be even more interesting to local people then the animals. They...More

2  Thank DanElux
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I don t like zoos but this one is even worse. But you don t go there because of the zoo. It s one of the oldest parks in Kunming and a must to see. If you have luck it s spring and everything is...More

2  Thank Diwen D
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Some of the big cats and bears are kept in small cages and are in a very bad state Pacing up and down Their tiny cage and the bear was just sitting rocking back and forward. My 2 daughters were very sad to see animals...More

3  Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

First time that I visited a zoo in China and felt so so soon sorry for the animals. Big animals in such small spaces. It was so sad. Massive crowd the day we went though I expect it is the same everyday. Dirty! Good variety...More

4  Thank AkhidaS
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Went to this zoo when i was strolling through the city of Kunming. First time i went to a zoo in China and defeniteley also my last. Really small and old cages, especially the part with the big cats, bears and wolves. Also the chinese...More

3  Thank Dennis S
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29 January 2016|
Response from Luboso888 |
Hi, after quick search, in Sichuan, nearby province, they have blossoming festivities in April. I don't know about weather there, but I doubt it will be blossoming. Hope that helped.