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Yangon Zoo

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Entrance was 2,500 kyat per person for "Foreigner Adults". The place was damp and dark. The cages... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Ivy T
Worth A Visit

My friend and I visited this Zoological Garden last September. Entrance fee for foreigner is 3,000... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TikaHadi
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SW side of the lakes | Lake Side, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I visited this Zoological Garden last September. Entrance fee for foreigner is 3,000 Myanmar Kyats. We spent more than 1.5 hours inside. Please prepare your legs. Once you bought your ticket, head to the right side of the counter, scan the QR...More

1  Thank TikaHadi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although some of the pens were a little small, the animals looked healthy and happy. There was plenty to see and you could get up close to many amazing animals that you never would back in the uk such as hippos and crocodiles. The more...More

Thank saskaingham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This zoo cannot provide enough space for the animals, imagine the amount of space animals would have in the wild, especially for those species, such as tigers and lions. Those species roam larger distances in their natural habitat. Also, crocodile cage. 100% this place is...More

Thank Nano E
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Entrance was 2,500 kyat per person for "Foreigner Adults". The place was damp and dark. The cages were badly maintained and the animals looked sad.

2  Thank Ivy T
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Zoo is already a concept which can be questioned. Is it reasonable to keep animals in cage ? But beyond this ethical matter, there is reality. And Yangon zoological gardens is a shame, an horrible example of what human being is able to do. White...More

1  Thank Quentin P
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I am not a fan of zoo’s in general but this place needs to be shut down. The animals are being treated with zero respect for their well being. Dirty, smelly, small and dark enclosures. They had no room and looked so depressed just pacing...More

4  Thank I_wander_asia
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Usually I feel guilty visiting zoos, however we decided to visit whilst wandering around Yangon. I really wish we hadn’t. I found it incredibly depressing and left feeling utterly heartbroken. The animals are living in awful conditions and it is so sad to see. The...More

4  Thank Stephameliam
Reviewed 13 April 2018

To my mind, the animals were not kept in good condition, and proper care and conditions were not in force. Their diet was poor, and those people looking after these animals were far from professionals . It can be most upsetting to witness their poor...More

4  Thank Keith D
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

It is a nice place.One of the most people interesting in Myanmar.Can you visit at 9:00 AM to 5:00PM.

Thank Naing Linn K
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Not a zoo fan if it’s not for conservation but felt the need to visit a zoo in SEA. If you’re easily upset by seeing animals in horrid conditions then please don’t go. I had tears in my eyes pretty much all the way around....More

5  Thank Fiona S
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michaelkhoo1176
16 October 2017|
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Response from aluabyerg | Reviewed this property |
Three hours is more than enough to explore what the zoo offers; as such, you may not even need to pack any food, especially if you make it a point to grab a bite before heading over. I don't remember seeing anything... More
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BonnieLosAngeles_CA
13 January 2017|
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Response from Dr. Bob D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are Gibbon monkeys at the Yangon Zoo. And they are incredibly vocal and loud. But don't get close to the cage, trying to take a picture of them! One of the little thieves might snatch your camera or cellphone. I... More
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