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Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Ho Chi Minh City
(1/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web)
Observe Indochinese tigers, leopards, and rare crested argus pheasants, or examine 20 different types of orchids at Zoo and Botanical Gardens, a large park that includes a World War I history museum and an educational conservation center. Established by the French and ranked the eighth oldest zoo in the world, the gardens house over 550 animals and more than 1,830 trees, which grow around numerous fish ponds. You can approach some of the animals to feed them, or admire as many as 260 plant species, with diverse cacti and bonsai zones providing some of the park's highlights. With great variety on offer, the gardens make a good spot for a family visit. Add Zoo and Botanical Gardens to your Ho Chi Minh City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Ho Chi Minh City travel itinerary planner.
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  • Nice zoo in the middle of the City. Quiet place to hang out. Cheam tickets :). Not very big, maybe for 2 hours to visit. Animals lookd quite sadisfied with theyr living conditions. 
  • Went in without any expectations, came out sad. The bears were begging for food. Tigers were thin. Orangutan seemed agitated. Cages were dirty. Lots of huge rats around the zoo. Nothing much to see in...  more »
  • I believe everybody will agree to say that the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Garden may not outperform most of its other similar counterparts in the metropolitans worldwide however I have been in the zoo o...  more »