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Address: Thu le | Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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10 years ago, it could be a nice venue to stroll around the lake, enjoy some fresh air and the quietness of the park. The animals was not much and not as sad as today. Now the... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
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Amsterdam
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The zoo is in a pleasant location with big trees and a large lake. We went on a busy Sunday afternoon but everything was clean and we didn't see any vermin. The elephants has ample space and walked freely without being chained. Antelopes, zebra's and other hoofed animals had spaces similar as what I have seen in London or the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that you must come here on a week day NOT weekend or holiday as that's when it is quiet and peaceful otherwise it would be a nightmare like other reviewers mentioned. We appreciate it more as we are interested in exotic animals and were delighted to be able to see different kinds of crocs and... More 

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Hanoi
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

10 years ago, it could be a nice venue to stroll around the lake, enjoy some fresh air and the quietness of the park. The animals was not much and not as sad as today. Now the park is filled with really low quality landscape cages for the animal. The park is packed with cages after cages and many rental... More 

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Thank linktolinh
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Horrible!!! It was terrific We saw a lot of rats everywhere we couldn't walk because of them. We got into an attraction for kids and surprise! a guy was forcing a monkey to ride a mini bike and another one was tied with chain and when the guy realized that we were there, he kicked us out.

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Thank Natalia G
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96 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Reading most of the reviews, it would suggest it's a place to avoid.. ok so during the winter months I would agree, but on a hot day in October when it's not unbearable it's kinda nice, the trees giving great shade. The animals enclosure is a little sad. And the rides being a little dated, but if you want to... More 

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Thank Graeme C
Scotland, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

For tourists, I wouldn't bother. Locals seemed to be in abundance though. It's a good idea but the execution is poor and it is in desperate need of renovation. The greenery is well kept and it's a pleasant walk in some parts but the animals are not kept in pleasant conditions. They have an okay variety of animals, lots and... More 

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Minsk, Belarus
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Just mind your business and be careful with rats. Anyway, very quiet place and funny monkeys) Parrots are wonderful) Nice location, suitable spot to visit if you still have spare time in Hanoi)

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Thank abir401
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72 reviews
64 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Had difficulty finding the entrance of the zoo and got in unknowingly through an exit at the temple. The animals in the zoo do have some welfare as some of them were kept in a room behind the cage before evening even though the zoo closed at 10pm.

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Thank HD_Lew
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

This is the saddest and strangest place I have ever been. The animals enclosures are squalid and bare, with little water and basically no shade or greenery. There was an Asiatic Bear who was not in a good way- he took 2 steps to the left then 2 to the right over and over again, spending your life in a... More 

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Thank Rhiannon M
Anchorage, Alaska
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546 reviews
174 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

The Zoo is just part of this large and very popular park that's located in the Ba Dinh (a western) district of Ha Noi. I visited during the weekend, and found that it was very busy with lots of local folks enjoying the carnival rides, paddle boats, "water bubbles" (the ones for children, where they're inside a clear plastic sphere... More 

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