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Hanoi Zoological Gardens

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Very sad place

The animals were not happy or healthy looking, and the enclosures were inadequate. It made me feel... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Just like a park

Not a large place but it is worth a visit.The animals were well looked after apart from the monkeys... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
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  • Excellent2%
  • Very good22%
  • Average28%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible36%
10 Jul 2018
“Very sad place”
21 May 2018
“Just like a park”
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Thu le | Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3834 7395
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The place is too noisy, too small and too crowded for animals. Old style enclosures with little things for animals to interact with. Many depressed animals pacing in endless circles and paths. You will be depressed too visiting this place.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Vietnam_Animals_Eyes
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The animals were not happy or healthy looking, and the enclosures were inadequate. It made me feel sick, and I left after about 10 minutes.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AliceM4207
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Not a large place but it is worth a visit.The animals were well looked after apart from the monkeys who looked like they were stressed out.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kencogateshead
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This place shouldn’t have animals. The enclosures are not appropriate for the animals, it’s too loud for the animals with the fair ground rides and screaming kids everywhere! Don’t go here!!!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ryancJ7338FO
Reviewed 7 January 2018

It is always sad to see caged animals ... but for children who don't understand the distinction, the Zoo has merit. While I didn't enjoy it ... I saw hundreds of children awed and excited to see strange new creatures ...... and while the zoo...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dien Bien Phu H... M
Reviewed 8 December 2017

this place dont really seems to be a zoo but more like a park for people to take a stroll in. The ticket price is now 10k dong, so the expectation cant be high too.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank HD_Lew
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

5 minutes in i had to use the restroom, and because there are no signs (or maps) that shows you where the toilets are I had to ask the people working there. And I don't overeccadurate when I say the I asked over 20 people...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Didrik A
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a nice zoo, thoroughly enjoyed watching the animals. I am visiting zoos everywhere I go around the world - and this is one of the few I returned to a couple of days later... Went on weekdays in the morning (zoo opened at...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank hilibilly2017
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Please don't go here. We accidentally ended up here after giving the taxi driver the wrong address. The conditions in which they keep the animals are horrific. I was especially horrified by the crocodile who spends his life alone in a tiny, dirty enclosure with...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank SaraBPasquini
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Cheap entry fee... decent no of animals ie aligators, elephants, ostrich, monkeys etc But run down park and rides Was there to enjoy jogging by the lakeside area

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Japai
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