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Riyadh Zoo

#14 of 65 things to do in Riyadh Features Animals
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 477 9523
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I don't really like zoos especially in this region

Zoos in Arab countries have a bad reputation, but this zoo is different. Not the best zoo I've... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Abdulkareem A
Al Khobar
via mobile

Good to see all range of wild animals - specially crocodiles from Australia and Egypt, Elephant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kozhikode, India
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Saudi Arabia’s largest zoo, housing some 40 species of animals, permits either a mother or a father to accompany children but does not allow the whole family to vist together.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average26%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“nice zoo” (11 reviews)
“wild animals” (6 reviews)
“average zoo” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 477 9523
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Zoos in Arab countries have a bad reputation, but this zoo is different. Not the best zoo I've visited around the world, but it is the best in the Kingdom!

Thank Abdulkareem A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good to see all range of wild animals - specially crocodiles from Australia and Egypt, Elephant from India , giraffe and some good wild animals from Africa

Thank m00thayil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take your kids and go to this place ... They would love it. Good for adults as well ... Only make sure to go when the weather is not hot. I love this Zoo ... Childhood memories wow!

Thank Saad A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to spend fun times with family but i recommend only in winter. You have to be there only afternoon.

Thank Fawaz0sa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good location in Almalaz Has good parking areas The animals in good and clean environment Very safe for kids They have many food shops and seating areas inside the zoo

Thank Mazen A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to pay only SAR 10 (< $3) for adults and SAR 5 (< $1.5) for children as entrance fees. For this price we were expecting much lower family entertainment standards, but we were surprised that we spend a quality time and kids were...More

1  Thank Omar O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Because of Riyadh's weather it is recommended to visit in winter to avoid high temperatures . It is good zoo kids will have a nice time.

Thank tekamoka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place Very crouded Great variety of animals Nice place for kids No food restaurants there Good for a weekend

Thank Ibrahim A
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

You can enjoy it very much but not during summer season. Kids will enjoy it,very good for families, u can get only some snakes and juices there.

Thank Dina E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A good place to visit. Gets crowded during summer vacations and weekends. Can be maintained in a better matter.

Thank Sriyukta
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joanne p
19 July 2017|
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Response from Dina E | Reviewed this property |
Yes as it is a families day
17 May 2017|
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Response from Hazem R | Reviewed this property |
the table has been changed sunday closed monday & tuesday for singles (males) wednesday & thursday for single (females) friday & saturday for families.
Aneesa E
12 March 2017|
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