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Address: Quirino Ave. at Adriatico St., Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 2 525 8157

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Run down

This place is quite run down, but it is clear the staff do care about the animals, middle of the city in not the best area

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is quite run down, but it is clear the staff do care about the animals, middle of the city in not the best area

Thank jonfeaver
Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place still has the same foul smell, dilapidated structures, dirty surrounding, skinny animals, and murky lagoon water – nothing has changed. Their claim of doing its best to appeal to everyone is a lie. And if they are indeed doing something to make the place better, they failed miserably. This zoo must be closed and animals must be sent... More 

1 Thank LoveEatWander
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

A few friends and I have been in the Philippines making our way around and we were in Manila. We took a visit to the Manila Zoo which was a truly saddening and disgusting visit. Zoo's which I have visited in the past have very to standard enclosures and healthy looking animals. The Manila Zoo however had enclosures that were... More 

Thank Kristen F
Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This place should be shut down. They animals are starving, lonely, sick and kept in horrible conditions. This place is a disaster.

1 Thank Farahzeb
Southern Highlands
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100 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Just 100 pesos entrance for foreigners. The enclosures seem quite adequate and stress free for the animals. 100 pesos for photos with a selection of birds or reptiles.

1 Thank Richard M
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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972 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This review is quite late. The Manila Zoo is a popular destination for students, lovers and residents of Manila. This is usually part of Educational tours.

1 Thank pinoytraveller2
Metro Manila, Philippines
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

When was the last time you've been to Manila Zoo? Mine was around 2 years ago. Wouldn't bother to come if it wasn't part of a school project. I was looking back and reminiscing this great experience that I've had and I would love to share it with all of you! I had his once in a lifetime privilege to... More 

Thank Lovedeniseang
Shenzhen, China
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325 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Lot of negative reviews about this place. I will say it needs money. Needs to attract tourist money. The animals seemed ok. Not unhealthy. But the zoo itself is small and worn. I was only there an hour. Good for kids maybe. Cost 100 peso.

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I'm did'n like it !!! Bad smell, dirty, and no coffee shop in there , please don't to go there it's so bad zoo .

Thank أحمد ا
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to end your stressful week. Interesting facts about wildlife diversity. It's an affordable place. Manileños has a discounted price.

Thank Mik C

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