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Beijing Zoo

#56 of 1,608 things to do in Beijing Features Animals
No.137 Xizhimenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100044, China
+86 10 6831 5131
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“panda area” (14 reviews)
“nice zoo” (11 reviews)
“eating bamboo” (10 reviews)
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No.137 Xizhimenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100044, China
+86 10 6831 5131
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

DO NOT go to the Beijing Zoo if its raining. There are no covered pathways to the Panda and Bear's exhibition. The 95% of the animals in the zoo were in hiding due to the awful weather. The Staff at the zoo was friendly and...More

Thank Alexia V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beijing zoo was quite crowded in the middle of the week. As a comparison to European zoos, this was a shock. Tiny cages, children shouting to the animals, throwing them on any kind of a objects what they can just find and animals did not...More

2  Thank pupafobic
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was very complete, we had fun even though the animals were inside, but you get to see them in their "rooms" we loved the panda section, it was a nice day over all

Thank Lina S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing to note about visiting this zoo is that your entry fee includes access to all animals/areas except the pandas. There's a separate fee and area to view these wonderful creatures in very specially designed enclosures. Fees arent too bad but it was...More

4  Thank paug178
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As part of pur organised tour we were taken to the zoo, but only the Panda House. We arrived at breakfast time and the first panda was chomping away on his bamboo, this was great to see and we rook.lots of photos and videos of...More

Thank KerrMark72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beijing zoo is located convenient to metro and public transport service. Area is limited and animals have very less enclosure space. Temperature control is missing. Variety of animals is good but upkeep and cleanliness needs to increase. Only one Panda was seen and he too...More

2  Thank Godspeed840
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyable experience the food is pretty poor so pre eat also Chinese people tend to tap the glass alot a bit annoying and take pictures of you if you are European and i ended up walking in in some kids stream of urine as...More

2  Thank OctopusBen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My review is similar to others on here; the grounds appear well kept and are spacious and entry into the zoo is very cheap. However I left early, without seeing all of the animals, due to the neglect of some of the animals I saw....More

3  Thank Cur1yJen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beijing zoo is definitely worth a visit. There are so many different animals to see. The pandas are the main attraction at this zoo and have a large enclosure. They were quite playful and active when we went. However it was a little sad to...More

1  Thank Louisa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a pleasure to see the Pandas at Beijing Zoo being cared for , and a definite attraction for Western visitors to the city. However , the condition of the other enclosures is very disappointing, and a distinct lack of animals visible here. The Pandas...More

Thank DaveFromDevonport
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That Panda is most definitely dead!
20 October 2016|
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Response from Liora S | Reviewed this property |
no it is very a live. playing and looks nice
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Meli V
Hi all! What day would you recommend to go to Beijing Zoo? Weekdays (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) or weekend? Thanks!
6 September 2016|
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Response from Vespid23 | Reviewed this property |
Whatever day you pick, go early as it get the impression the pandas are more active early-mid morning than during the rest of the day.