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Islamabad Zoo, Islamabad
(2.1/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
See wild animals and rare bird species up close at Islamabad Zoo. Once a refuge for leopards and gazelles, the site eventually evolved into the city's zoo, providing a sanctuary for an array of wild animals. Bird-lovers will enjoy seeing Indian eagle-owls, white pelicans, black swans, ostriches, steppe eagles, and green peafowl on display at the zoo. Continue to the mammal enclosures to see Indian wolves, bears, leopards, elephants, chitals, and monkeys. Head to the reptile habitats to stare a terrifying mugger crocodile in the eye, then admire beautiful turtles. Put Islamabad Zoo at the forefront of your travel plans using our Islamabad trip builder.
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  • i took my kids to islamabad zoo on my tour to islamabad. we had a great time. my son enjoyed alot watching different animals. specially the elephant. my daughter like monkeys and lion.Recommended for ...  more »
  • Easily accessible and not pricy the zoo is containing restricted number and types of birds and animals and few games and rides for kids . The eateries are below average and the habitat neglected due o...  more »
  • yes, it is good for families, but now actually it lost its beauty. no new animals, even old animals, and birds are not enough to attract the public. 
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  • The animals is this zoo are treated very poorly, the enclosures for them is very small and the elephant enclosure was filthy and the elephant KAAVAN was swaying back and forth showing signs of mental torment. The keeper of KAAVAN, Bilal was very rude to us too. Bilal was selling sugarcane to tourists in small pieces to feed them back to KAAVAN while Bilal pocketed the money for the purchased food that the zoo provided for the elephant. KAAVAN and all the animals here are dying! This zoo should be closed permanently. Stacy Pegram
  • This place is ok for children and families. There is a tiger and an elephant etc. (which children love to see). And there are also some places where you can enjoy with your family. Some really nice beautiful places. But yeah, They could improve it a bit, because some animals are not shown pretty good. But I think a nice place to visit with your family.
  • Located below damne koh, Margalla hills. Poorly managed. Only zoo for the twin cities.
  • The most horrible place in the world! The manager should be in jail, Kaavan will die soon if he is not released from that torture place. And stupid people writing they enjoy it??? Are nuts or what?? This place should be shut down. Kaavan got already the Yes from the Pakistani Senate to bring him to a Sanctuary OUTSIDE of Pakistan as they can not handle their stupid zoo's. Only ignorant stupid people go there to see horrors and suffering animals, what a sadistic tragedy.
  • Best zoo and nice garden. Kids really enjoy this place. But there is no hygienic food stalls so bring your food with you.