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Almaty Zoo, Almaty

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Enjoy a day out among animals in urban greenery at Almaty Zoo, the oldest and one of the largest zoos in Kazakhstan. Built in 1937, the zoo has been a traditional family outing spot for locals for generations. The residents represent the abundant and varied wildlife of Kazakhstan, with various types of deer, wild rams, beavers, wolves, golden eagles, Siberian stags, argalis, and others. Occupying 21 hectares (52 acres) in a central park, the zoo provides a traditional setting for animals. Himalayan bears, tigers, jaguars, leopards, yaks, elephants, and zebras are among 6,000 animals from 509 different species kept here. To visit Almaty Zoo and other attractions in Almaty, use our Almaty tour planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • We spent a few hours at the Almaty Zoo about a week ago during our time in the city. It is an easy zoo to get around, well laid out, some areas under construction or recently updated so it’s nice they...  more »
  • Don't come here expecting the San Diego zoo. This one has small cages and modest outdoor areas. Lots of impressive sized raptors: Eagles, vultures, owls.  more »
  • The animals inside looked pretty sad. I saw tigers tried to find the weak spot of the cage. But the worst part should be the exotic animals area. I saw some containers with broken glasses, and inside ...  more »
Google
  • Not worth to visit this place. You loose your precious time and mony also. Very poorly maintained. Most of animals cages are empty.
  • Nice place for relaxing walking, but it is too crowded in weekends. There are many animal's facilities in not good condition.
  • Amazing palace for animal lovers..
  • best zoo in Almaty !!! really good
  • a wonderful place