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Riyadh Zoo, Riyadh

(2.8/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
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. Before you head to Riyadh, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Riyadh trip itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that Riyadh has to offer, including Riyadh Zoo.
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  • Not a pleasant experience. The zoo facilities need updating in line with modern animal welfare. Quite uosetting really.  more »
  • Badly-fed animals, lake of lay areas (if you are allowed anyway). Entertainment committee! Still a dream.  more »
  • Young and pretty but Choi Sun time tired and DC but when animals are viewing area shaded train take cheap but what you show something
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  • Really a great place for family outing in Riyadh. The zoo is very well maintained. Train ride for kids is good too. Need not carry any food items along, there are many fast food outlets. Better drop in soon to enjoy the most..
  • Excellent facility. You'll get to see a variety of animals . The animals seemed healthy. They have small stalls within the zoo to sell water and chips. We could see A small pride of lions, Bengal tigers, panther, cheetah, leopard, Orangutan, Chimpanzee, giraffe , Bears anong other animals. Certainly, Worth a visit. Finding parking for the car could be a little cumbersome.
  • Have some animals, not much. It's hard to see the animals specially birds due to the cage. The view space in the cages is very small to see. It's a good place for kids.
  • It is a good zoo. Small size but many animals. My daughter loved it
  • Amazing location and great for kids. But not so clean and sorry to see people through lot of waste and food at animals. Could be great if more well maintained. Improve parking facilities.