Islamabad Zoo, Islamabad

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#3 of 6 in Zoos & Aquariums in Pakistan
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 on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Islamabad trip itinerary planner.
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  • It's a great facility for the people of Islamabad, specially the children. The location of the zoo is awesome, right in the foot hills of Margalla. However, over they years the place has deteriorated ...  more »
  • It was embarrassing to see how poorly the zoo is kept. I would like to see a public audit of the zoo for sure. It is suppose to be a family and kids place but you will mostly find single men roaming a...  more »
  • I am generally in every city where there is a Zoo, be sure to go watch it. And then he could not deny himself, although reviewers read online did not help. I have to say-like elephant, peacocks and howlets. Kozliki/Olgas/other cows happily munching grass proposed folded immediately at the railings. Wanting rides a camel, but somehow it is a pity it was animal with cap on the muzzle and the design on the back. Sad lion. They say were once leopards, but were not observed. Cute wolves. Monkey near the Zoo, wild cheer a lot more, especially if you give them to eat. Poultry houses for water strashnovatogo kind. Gloomy bears-they surely hot in this climate. Total Zoo leaves rather positive emotions, but would like more space and the diversity of animals. But there is an elephant. And so it was worth it.
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  • The only Zoo in Islamabad, all the animals caged are in good shape. Environment is somehow neat and healthy but the dinosaur park inside the zoo area needs maintenance. Good place to bring your kids.
  • A good place to visit specially for kids. Good number of animals and birds are there with big cages and little description is posted about animals kids really enjoy reading that although it requires maintenance to make it more attractive. Quality food is not there its better to come with arrangement of food.
  • Many attractive animals are there including lions, elephant, bears. No crocodile and cheetahs there. Handful arrangements of fast food are also available there. A good place to take children there.
  • A lovely place for some enjoyment and all the animals are there to gaze. Children make them so excited there especially with elephant 😊😃
  • Islamabad Zoo, previously Marghazar Zoo, is an 82-acre zoo in Islamabad Capital Territory. It was opened in 1978, and is under the administration of Capital Development Authority of Pakistan. Excellent place to visit and spend time watching many animals from all over the world. Much beauty and greenery at this place under Margalla Hells. Parking place, Tuck shops and refreshment points also there.
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