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Riyadh Zoo

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Open today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Family outing

Good for one time visit, animals are tired because of without hunting, food is readily available... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mohammad Waseem A
Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
via mobile
Having almost all animals

Please check the day before visiting there separate day for single, family and schools it is nice... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Imran T
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“wild animals”(7 reviews)
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Saudi Arabia’s largest zoo, housing some 40 species of animals, permits either a mother or a father to accompany children but does not allow the whole family to vist together.
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 477 9523
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good place to spend memorable time in Riyadh. The green atmosphere over there keeps up fresh. Best time to visit in summer is between 4-6.30.

Thank rajibtib
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had a fantastic time visiting the zoo. Spent a great deal of time laughing as we watched the baby monkeys play. My highlight moment was spent with the camels. Such beautiful creatures. Wish I had eyelashes like that!

1  Thank DHHughes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good for one time visit, animals are tired because of without hunting, food is readily available :-), one should visit one being in Riyadh..

Thank Mohammad Waseem A
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This zoo is very good. I has a large variety of animals, birds and reptiles. Different species of monkeys, tigers, panthers, lions, cats, foxes, colorful birds, alligators and many many more. It is clean and well maintained. The cages are large and well equipped and...More

1  Thank Fadel-MJ
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Please check the day before visiting there separate day for single, family and schools it is nice place to visit Friday open after Jumma Prayer Please visit alone or with family but try to visit one time min Nice place for outing

Thank Imran T
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Visited the Riyadh Zoo many years back and again this year. It's improved a bit, though this time it seemed like some animals were missing compared to before. Nevertheless good place to visit with young kids. They have a train running around the zoo as...More

1  Thank akhan234
Reviewed 5 March 2018

First it was quite still and then we saw the animals they were a bit stressed by the aggressive, disgusting behavior of the local visitors. There are no zoo staff to prevent visitors reaching over barriers to harass the animals and throw rubbish into their...More

Thank samanplant
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

It is the only zoo in the kingdom. And it is OK but crowded. My kids love it. If you want to visit it come around opening time.

Thank Zeyad A
Reviewed 4 March 2018

An average zoo, adjacent to a big circular garden, nicely arranged. Adequatearking place, so don't worry to bring for car...children would enjoy

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Variety of animals and lovely restaurants, everything was marvelous. Loved the maps everywhere to show you where to go next.?

Thank Nesrin E
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10 April 2018|
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Response from Farhan A | Reviewed this property |
I think any day for family visit is good
ahamed h
26 March 2018|
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Response from vip_0011 | Reviewed this property |
Monday is for males visitors. The price is 15 Riyals per head.