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Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Ho Chi Minh City
(1/5 based on 850+ 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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  • Although I had read a few bad reviews for the Zoo and Botanical Gardens, I gave it a visit- to get a first hand experience. From the exterior, I could tell the Zoo was very dated from the many drawing...  more »
  • I went into the zoo with an open mind as to what I would find. I am not an expert in animal behaviour so these are my not so expert opinions. All the animals appeared to be in enclosures that were way...  more »
  • I decided to still visit here after reading negative reviews. The zoo it's very cheap to get into which is fantastic. Most of the areas were fine and the animals looked happy and I could see food in a...  more »