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Dalian Forest Zoo

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Address: No.60 Yingchun Road, Nanshidao Street, Xigang District, Dalian 116031, China
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+86 411 8249 5072
08:30 - 17:30
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Good zoo

Pros: Amazing zoo with many different animals to see. Really large, so plenty of walking and getting to take in the scenery. You can feed the animals Cons: Bear, monkey and... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Danielle P
Norwich, United Kingdom

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Aarau, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We here in europe call that Tigre cubs abusing! Meanwhile the tigers extinct in the wild, they use tigers for your profit (taking photos with Visitors) and produce lots of tigrecups. - comme on! Please respect this beautiful creatures. I ask myself: What happens with the cups, when they are grown up?!! :(

Thank Sabrina T
Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Pros: Amazing zoo with many different animals to see. Really large, so plenty of walking and getting to take in the scenery. You can feed the animals Cons: Bear, monkey and elephant shows- circus animals being treated cruel. Made to dress up and perform. My Chinese friends couldnt understand why I didnt enjoy this part of the zoo- but It... More 

Thank Danielle P
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

The premises is huge so prepare yourself for a lot of walking! Although the rewards are worth it, there is lot to see and plenty to take in with the panda's given center stage. Try to get there early so you have plenty of time to take everything in The animals are kept in good conditions for the most part... More 

Thank Jonathan F
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

First time in China and I visit dalian! Is a nice place very cold during winter time and careful because the people is not familiar in English language

Thank Giorgos G
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

As noted by some other commontrators, this zoo is spread out on a hill side (180 hectacres), To see it all suggest you need all day. Zoo is divided into stable breeding park and a safari park. There is a suggested one way route round the park, but you can also part hitch a lift (for 20 Yuan each) on... More 

Thank Seadog40
Dalian, China
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21 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The Dalian Forest Zoo is a great place to take families. They have many different types of animals. However, you need to realize that when visiting this large zoo that it is a Chinese Zoo, so the animals aren't going to appear in the best enclosures. You have Lions wandering around on asphalt streets and bears sitting on concrete patches.... More 

1 Thank Stuart S
Dalian, China
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

I have been here two times but trust me I could not cover the entire area of it. The place is spread is in huge area with a good natural habitat of animal creations :) Must go if you are in Dalian, and would suggest for the whole day to see most of it. Along with various species it has... More 

Thank Lovkumar
Dalian, China
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Dalian Forest zoo is located near to Dalian city. You can take a bus or a taxi from downtown or Xinghai square. It is on the scenic Bin Hai Lu. Entrance fee is 160 RMB. There used to be a free cable car ride but now it is closed. There are all the animals you can imagine there from reptiles,... More 

1 Thank Nishantop
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I planned to visit as i wanted to walk alot. I took the full course and have not missed out any route recommended by the zoo and it took me 6 hours and 18,000 steps. The animals were generally in good environment except polar bear, lions, cranes and rhinos. It kind of gave me a feeling of wanting to be... More 

1 Thank Seung Hyun L
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience. The botanical collection/ birds/ animals / dolphins. Loved it. It was like hiking through a national park. Kids would love it.

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