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Islamabad Zoo

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Pir Sohawa Road, Islamabad, Pakistan
+92 300 5030194
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Needs better management

It's a great facility for the people of Islamabad, specially the children. The location of the zoo... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
flyfisher66
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Islamabad, Pakistan
Must privatize to save the animals

It was embarrassing to see how poorly the zoo is kept. I would like to see a public audit of the... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
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“zebra” (4 reviews)
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Pir Sohawa Road, Islamabad, Pakistan
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+92 300 5030194
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

It's a great facility for the people of Islamabad, specially the children. The location of the zoo is awesome, right in the foot hills of Margalla. However, over they years the place has deteriorated and it looks that CDA is not paying much attention. The...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

It was embarrassing to see how poorly the zoo is kept. I would like to see a public audit of the zoo for sure. It is suppose to be a family and kids place but you will mostly find single men roaming about gawking at...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

It is a favourite destination for children and families ,especially on weekends. The entrance fee is very low as compared to zoos in other countries. Margalla hills at its back, You can find greenery, natural beauty, relaxation and a peep at the animals like zebras,...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Good place for children but try to avoid on weekends. you will get good food there so take foods along with you.

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

2nd stop after saidpur, a very nice place, lots of animals must visit with little kids. Best stuff not very crowded.

Thank Bilal C
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I visited with my family on my recent visit to Islamabad, not really something you enjoy. There are none wow attraction, very few animals, with poor maintenance.

2  Thank SecurityKid
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

i took my kids to islamabad zoo on my tour to islamabad. we had a great time. my son enjoyed alot watching different animals. specially the elephant. my daughter like monkeys and lion.Recommended for families.

1  Thank sammerkhan555
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Easily accessible and not pricy the zoo is containing restricted number and types of birds and animals and few games and rides for kids . The eateries are below average and the habitat neglected due official incompetence.

3  Thank Inam K
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

yes, it is good for families, but now actually it lost its beauty. no new animals, even old animals, and birds are not enough to attract the public.

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

its an average place to visit and can be busy on weekend. No place for a good food nearby. 1-2 hours visit time can be enough.

Thank Atif S
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Faatima R
29 May 2017|
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Response from SecurityKid | Reviewed this property |
Elephant riding is not allowed anymore, we tried and ask they said it's not allowed but maybe you get lucky.
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