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Manila Zoo

#118 of 138 things to do in Manila Features Animals
Quirino Ave. at Adriatico St., Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 525 8157
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Poor Animals !!!

Very filthy and smelly. Animals keep in deplorable conditions. Many animals appear to be injured... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mike j
Eureka, California
Tour animal torture

First impressions are of the olfactory kind - decomposing excrement. Close second. Most... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Excellent2%
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  • Average35%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible31%
4 weeks ago
“I felt bad for the animals”
22 May 2017
“Good memories”
Quirino Ave. at Adriatico St., Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 525 8157

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very filthy and smelly. Animals keep in deplorable conditions. Many animals appear to be injured and or diseased. Not a place I would recommend or visit again

2  Thank mike j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions are of the olfactory kind - decomposing excrement. Close second. Most animals' unentertaining, corroded pico dungeons which are partially scattered with litter obviously thrown to trigger the attention of either sedated tigers or frantically moving primates. There would be much much more to...More

Thank DaBene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place appears to be a facility where animals go to die. The smell of death was everywhere. There was cold beverages for sale by vendors who had to be woken up to serve you. The cost was cheap, but left there feeling very very...More

1  Thank Bobby D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

THE WORST ZOO I HAVE EVER SEEN. The animals are just sitting in TINY little cages with muddy bottoms. They have nothing to do and look like they have lost the will to live. The Ostriches had literally pulled all the own feathers out due...More

1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I used to visit Manila Zoo when I was a kid and now that I have kids it's a good feeling that I have brought them there. Though the place is quite old, still- a trip there is educational. They just have to add more...More

1  Thank Jasmine D
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I have heard many bad reviews on here so was pleasantly surprised by this zoo. I was brought up on Sunday afternoons at the decrepit Dudley Zoo back home so was pleased to see the same exotic animals and my young Filipino nephews and nieces...More

1  Thank Steven E
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Just like Manila and the rest of this city The zoo keeps up the reputation Dirty smelly Corruption even in the zoo The animals are half dead Under starved Not even clean water Maybe and only maybe If we stop going there and stop spending...More

2  Thank fattyboy8
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The animal shelters are already old; outdoor cages are no longer hospitable to the animal occupants. Needs upgrade and extra care and maintenance!

1  Thank Emaniuz
Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you care about animals you will not go to this place. Conditions are terrible, animals look miserable, whole place should be shut down.

Thank kimbro1223
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I know that the animals need a lot of cheering up, but since I live in downtown Manila, this is the closest place my son would ever see an elephant and a hippo. We have visited two times already and my son has been asking...More

3  Thank Mimi T
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24 April 2017|
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Response from jonfeaver | Reviewed this property |
100 peso, it is ok for the price, do not expect Western style zoo it is a bit run down
1 April 2017|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
100 pesos for each foreigner. I do not know if there is a discount for children.
16 December 2016|
Response from waget | Reviewed this property |
the lone elephant is still there. Reptile section is not much. The aviary still okay. Monkeys still ok. Hippo there is one, deers, have. Hebra, cross between horse and zebra, crocs, lion, tiger. Kidzoo is extra fee but with... More