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Review of Riyadh Zoo

Riyadh Zoo
Ranked #14 of 65 things to do in Riyadh
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Nice place to visit with your family with a quiet good collection of animals, the place close at sunset (maghreb prayer) it won't take more than an hour and a half for a quick tour.
Tickets are 10 adult and 5 children.
Check their schedule for family visiting times (Fridays and Saturdays)
There's a good space in the parking lot for your car.
If you have kids 6 yrs and below give it a shot

3  Thank agouz
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

Not a great zoo fan but paid a visit to see how they looked after the animals - they all seemed happy with lots of space and lots of attention. Far enough away from schoolkids so they don't taunt them as much as in Doha (Qatar) zoo for example. Good information in English. Helpful guides and refreshments easy to find and cheap. Entrance was under £2. Only problem is the opening times. Don't trust the internet times - try phoning or just turn up - they'll usually allow westerners in at any time. Much quieter in the mornings.

1  Thank SteveBarratt
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

There's a vast variety of animals, what I dont like is that they dont have enough restaurant inside. It would be best if they can offer some souvenirs shop, kiddie ride and biking.

2  Thank Timeless29
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

I think you can call it anything but a zoo . You can't see the animals either they are not there or hiding somewhere . Not clean , not organized very primitive zoo. I don't recommend visiting this place . It is cheap , what you pay is what you get.

Thank aliadigs
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Zoo collection is quite complete.. Not too bad. However you have to make sure the visiting time. it distinguishes for single (bachelor) and family visit.

Thank Iwank B
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