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Almaty Zoo

#19 of 207 things to do in Almaty Features Animals
St Esenberlin, 166, Almaty, Kazakhstan
+7 727 291 3719
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Poor monkey

Within Gorki park, it was more than 15 years ago that we visited the zoo. It has improved a lot but... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Janke98
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Depressing

Took my children to the place I used to visit as a kid. Terrible mistake. Tiny cells, distressed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
azamat j
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Claremont, California
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good19%
  • Average22%
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6 days ago
“Poor monkey”
26 May 2017
“Affordable and alright”
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St Esenberlin, 166, Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Within Gorki park, it was more than 15 years ago that we visited the zoo. It has improved a lot but we felt sorry for the monkey which looked so sad.

Thank Janke98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my children to the place I used to visit as a kid. Terrible mistake. Tiny cells, distressed animals, and the general state of disrepair. Ignorant people and their brats throwing food at animals and taunting them. The whole place is one big argument for...More

Thank azamat j
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We spent a few hours at the Almaty Zoo about a week ago during our time in the city. It is an easy zoo to get around, well laid out, some areas under construction or recently updated so it’s nice they are able to keep...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Don't come here expecting the San Diego zoo. This one has small cages and modest outdoor areas. Lots of impressive sized raptors: Eagles, vultures, owls.

2  Thank torla42
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The animals inside looked pretty sad. I saw tigers tried to find the weak spot of the cage. But the worst part should be the exotic animals area. I saw some containers with broken glasses, and inside there's an anaconda.

1  Thank sokwokwai
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The animals are in small cages, they all look miserable. The stay leaves you more depressed than happy. Avoid it at all costs and definitely don't go there with children. Gave me nightmares, If anyone is an animal lover - STAY AWAY. When i went...More

1  Thank juliamaciazek
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We visited the zoo many times, positives: it's not too crowded and you can go through fairly quickly within an an hour and a half and it has a very wide variety of animals. The negatives: the zoo has never really been modernized since I...More

Thank Travelnomad789
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Prison for animals with small cages. It's obvious that animals are suffering, they are hungry, monkeys are asking for food from visitors and ready to eat anything they can receive. Some rare animals died, female tiger died recently. It's a pity.

1  Thank Taissiya
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

An excellent place and to watch the exotic animals and bears. There are many species of birds and on the pond front one can see various types of ducks and yes they are friendly to you. The animals are kept well and fed well. The...More

Thank sumantapaul
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This zoo is not well organised or planned.You don't get any map directing you to the exhibits.The exhibits don't have any English placards.The animals hardly have open movement places.The varieties too are limited.However the Bears,the Rhinos,the Hippos and the Siberian Tiger look very healthy.The Gorky...More

Thank ArunLoyalka
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