Riyadh Zoo, Riyadh

2.8
#1 of 16 in Outdoors in Saudi Arabia
A perfect family-friendly attraction, Riyadh Zoo spans 22 hectares (55 acres) and features over 1,500 animals of 40 species. The resident critters live in sections according to geographic regions. Across gardens and water areas, you'll see Bengal tigers, kangaroos, elephants, flamingos, giraffes, and seals. Take a 20-minute train journey to all of the major highlights, and stop for a break at one of the onsite restaurants and cafes. The zoo has ample parking for visitors. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Riyadh trip simple and quick.
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  • Variety of animals and lovely restaurants, everything was marvelous. Loved the maps everywhere to show you where to go next.?  more »
  • Horrifying experience at this zoo ,- only giving 1 star as zero is not an option. Animals taunted, disrespected and clearly stressed by the aggressive, disgusting behaviour of the local visitors. Ther...  more »
  • Nice place to visit in Riyadh but at winter time. Big variaty of animals and very well kept park. Enjoy the trip in the little train, adults included :) Good places to eat and refresh. If you have a f...  more »
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  • Amazing place to bring kids. If they young, just tell them that it's like a sanctuary. In a desert, it was fascinating to find animals from all over the world. Don't let your kids wonder by themselves if they are very young. Their are food caravans in the park. People generally take along picnic items including foldable chairs.
  • Had fun with friends.. the place is nice and organized... the kids enjoyed everything there.. but we don’t see the elephants or giraffes!! Any way it was a good experience.
  • So clean and tidy ZOO. Very beautifully maintained. Well done Saudi Government. A place of learning for kids and adults.
  • It was an amazing experience. We find almost all the species of animals well placed in the nearby distance. So one can enjoy and not getting tired :)
  • One of the best zoo in the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia..So many varieties animals..It will take atleats 3 hrs to finish the whole zoo.They have food stalls and drinks inside the zoo.The price to enter the zoo is 10 SR per head which is reasonable and affordable.Best place to take your kids out and spend some time with your family.

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Where to stay in Riyadh

The hotels of Olaya Street and King Fahd Road are pretty hard to miss, whether you're looking for accommodations or not. You can find some simpler, standard hotels in this central area, but the emphasis really lies on luxury and showmanship here. Though known for the luxuriousness of its accommodations, Riyadh contains some options fit to please those looking for something a little more modest and budget-friendly. Take a peek at the Al-Batha district for the majority of hostels and guesthouses, located either on the main thoroughfare of the same name, or on side streets just off it.
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