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Almaty Zoo

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St Esenberlin, 166, Almaty, Kazakhstan
+7 727 291 3719
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This is the worst zoo I've been to

Don't waste your time and money. You should only go there if you don't have any other choice or if... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Nice zoo. Many animals there: bears, giraffe, monkeys, lions, elephant, birds, everything! Bring... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Paolo B
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good19%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
13 Aug 2017
“Poor monkey”
26 May 2017
“Affordable and alright”
St Esenberlin, 166, Almaty, Kazakhstan
+7 727 291 3719
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Don't waste your time and money. You should only go there if you don't have any other choice or if they pay you for that Hahah

Thank Yelena10
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Nice zoo. Many animals there: bears, giraffe, monkeys, lions, elephant, birds, everything! Bring your kids there and they will be happy!

Thank Paolo B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 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.

2  Thank Janke98
Reviewed 31 July 2017 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

2  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 Thomas M
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.

3  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

4  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.

4  Thank Taissiya
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Izzie H
23 September 2017|
Response from azamat j | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm back in LA now and can't help with your question.