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The Central Zoo

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Jawalakhel, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
521467
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A 17th century boating pond is a charming feature of this popular zoo.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good31%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“elephant ride” (5 reviews)
“fun center” (2 reviews)
“wildlife” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Jawalakhel, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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521467
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"elephant ride"
in 5 reviews
"fun center"
in 2 reviews
"wildlife"
in 6 reviews
"reptiles"
in 3 reviews
"bengali"
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"collection"
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This zoo should be called an exotic animal prison instead. There is a clear disregard for animal husbandry and a complete lack of conservation education. I wish I hadnt gone and I employ you not to go. The animals enclosures are pathetically small and covered...More

3  Thank Madeline M
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

When You are tired of Kathmandu city life then it is time to take a moment and relax in Patan Central zoo. No suprises but nice to peacefully and enjoy a moment of nature. I liked most to see bengali tiger and pelican. Entrance fee...More

Thank Traveller57988
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Central zoo of kathmandu valley is located 30 min drive from kathmandu Durbar square to Lalitpur. This zoo was establish more than 100yr old is by Rana primeminister. At that time it was one of the best and lovely place to visit for the animals...More

1  Thank Yogendra R
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

the central zoo is only one zoo of Nepal and its located in easy accessible location and beautifully collected the wild life , birds , animals and reptiles and the maintenance is ok . even though this is kind of fun center for kids so...More

1  Thank Jaya N B
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

we went with the intention of showing our 22 month old son the animals he was learning. We made a big mistake, the animals are few, unhealthy and in prisons - my son did not reognise anything. we were also told there was a child...More

Thank Wayne R
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

its the only zoo in Nepal, hence the fascination. Good place for both kids and adult. But needs to me more clean and hygienic. Also there is need more more interactive and educative for the kids as it is the only zoo.

Thank Swechha L
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

the central zoo is located very appropriate location and collection of the wild life , birds , animals and reptiles and the maintenance is nice . even this is kind of fun center for kids so it is kid friendly zoo as well

1  Thank curtgus
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Located in the heart of Patan, this is a must visit place. You can see different animals there and you can even book an elephant ride inside the zoo.

1  Thank pratikjoshi448
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

My husband and I spent a very enjoyable morning with our 3 grandsons (5, 7 and 9 years old) walking through this shady, well-laid-out zoo. We felt we could observe most of the animals well and were impressed with the variety. Seeing the elephant take...More

1  Thank thebrooms2017
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Be sure you know the price of entry before you go... otherwise they will see that you are a tourist and charge you more. Nice to see the animals... definitely not the care they get other places. The animals are nice to see. We felt...More

Thank Bruce S
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Riha S
24 January 2016|
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Response from Global_Wanderers_Oz | Reviewed this property |
I visited this zoo last Tuesday and it was open then. That was January 19th, 2016.
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