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Taipei Zoo, Taipei
(4.2/5 based on 2,000+ reviews on the web)
Hailed as Asia's largest zoo, Taipei Zoo holds the title as the continent's leader in research, education, and conservation of animal and plant life. Opened in 1914, the property was originally owned by a Japanese zoologist. The family-friendly zoo shelters animals from tropical rainforests, deserts, and temperate zones from all over Asia, Africa, and Australia. You can explore various habitat exhibits, such as the reptile house, insectarium, aviary, and a panda shelter. Put Taipei Zoo on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Taipei trip itinerary builder.
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  • The Zoo is realy huge, to fully enjoy it you have to spend at least 7 hours. Very cheap entry fee. Some of the enclosures are very dirty with little maintenance. Sad because this Zoo has alot of poten...  more »
  • Taipei City Zoo is a public zoo in Taipei, Taiwan, and is part of the Taipei City Government Education Bureau. The zoo contains 8 outdoor display areas, 6 indoor exhibition hall, 5 environmental educa...  more »
  • Third visit. Just seeing the pandas is enough. Go early n on a weekday - less crowd. Even on a weekend, there's enough space for everyone. Entry prices are cheap compared to some other zoos in the reg...  more »
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  • A large open zoo with a huge variety of animals. The zoo is very easy for English speaking people like me who are often just killing some time on a business trip. One downside though, you all know how hot it gets in the summer time and the animals just lay around looking pitiful on these days as if to say "I wasn't built for apocalyptic humidity". The panda exhibit is really cool.
  • It is a nice place for family spending time on weekend. The place is clean and convenience. Recommend using bus to go up on the depth and high in the zoo then walking down to the entrance it will be easier for elder. Don't miss visiting Panda.:)
  • We were lucky enough to go there on a rainy (just a slight drizzle in the morning) day so there was no crowd. We just strolled right into the panda complex and there were maybe 10 other people there. The main panda attraction aside, the zoo also has pretty educational exhibits and signage in both Chinese and some English. Their bird section was particularly good since there were a lot of colorful tropical birds that I don't normally see living in the temperate zone. Even though the zoo was undergoing construction and some sections were closed off, there were enough things to see that it took nearly the whole day for us to go through the zoo. Would definitely want to come back when they finish construction.
  • Good location. Just next to mrt station. Nice environment. Many different kind of animals. Very nice ticket price. Must visit if you good to Taiwan with family or lover.
  • Excellent zoo. Every imaginable animal. Many vending machines or drinks and snacks along the way. Also great sit down place for food (outside picnic tables). I believe 4 eateries to choose from. Definitely do the gondola ride, 5nt shuttle and gondola 120 to 160NT depending where you get on and off.