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Manila Zoo

#115 of 136 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 yesterday
mike j
Eureka, California
Tour animal torture

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

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
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  • Average36%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible30%
6 days ago
“I felt bad for the animals”
4 weeks ago
“Good memories”
Quirino Ave. at Adriatico St., Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 525 8157

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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank mike j
Reviewed 5 days 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 6 days 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

Thank Bobby D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

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 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
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We somehow enjoyed the experience of seeing animals in the zoo but it was totally different from the first time we visited the place when we were kids. Most of the time of our visit, we can't resist to notice the situation of every animals...More

6  Thank LeslieBinuya
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How much is the entrance fee
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
A family of 4. 2 adults & 2 children. How much is it cost?
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.
Hi Good Day . i just want to ask if there are still lot of animals in the manila zoo? and is there a place where you can buy foods? and pls. tell me the animals that is in the zoo.. 🙏🏻
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