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Riyadh Zoo

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 477 9523
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not good not bad

it was nice trip with kids i didnt like that much but its a good place for your kids activity to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aloush H
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
via mobile
Well-kept, diverse range of exotic animals

The zoo is well-maintained, went on a Friday (families only) the atmosphere was lovely, families... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vesile T
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average26%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“nice zoo” (11 reviews)
“wild animals” (7 reviews)
“average zoo” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 477 9523
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

it was nice trip with kids i didnt like that much but its a good place for your kids activity to see and learn Recommended for families with youn kids

Thank Aloush H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is well-maintained, went on a Friday (families only) the atmosphere was lovely, families navigating around the grounds, picnicking and enjoying the spectacle. There was also a good range of food. Though, people really need to stop feeding the animals junk. The elephants looked...More

Thank Vesile T
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Zoos in Arab countries have a bad reputation, but this zoo is different. Not the best zoo I've visited around the world, but it is the best in the Kingdom!

1  Thank Abdulkareem A
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Good to see all range of wild animals - specially crocodiles from Australia and Egypt, Elephant from India , giraffe and some good wild animals from Africa

Thank m00thayil
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Take your kids and go to this place ... They would love it. Good for adults as well ... Only make sure to go when the weather is not hot. I love this Zoo ... Childhood memories wow!

Thank Saad A
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Good place to spend fun times with family but i recommend only in winter. You have to be there only afternoon.

Thank Fawaz0sa
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Very good location in Almalaz Has good parking areas The animals in good and clean environment Very safe for kids They have many food shops and seating areas inside the zoo

Thank Mazen A
Reviewed 30 July 2017

You have to pay only SAR 10 (< $3) for adults and SAR 5 (< $1.5) for children as entrance fees. For this price we were expecting much lower family entertainment standards, but we were surprised that we spend a quality time and kids were...More

1  Thank Omar O
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Because of Riyadh's weather it is recommended to visit in winter to avoid high temperatures . It is good zoo kids will have a nice time.

Thank tekamoka
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Good place Very crouded Great variety of animals Nice place for kids No food restaurants there Good for a weekend

Thank Ibrahim A
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Questions & Answers
Ali P
1 September 2017|
Response from Mazen A | Reviewed this property |
singels and families can enter
joanne p
19 July 2017|
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Response from Dina E | Reviewed this property |
Yes as it is a families day
17 May 2017|
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Response from Hazem R | Reviewed this property |
the table has been changed sunday closed monday & tuesday for singles (males) wednesday & thursday for single (females) friday & saturday for families.