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Kunming Zoo

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Qingnian Road, Kunming, China
0871-5154546
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Beautiful grounds, bad for animals

Located in beautiful grounds, full of blossoms in spring. 40RMB entry fee (about $8AUD), so cheap... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
floraforest
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Peterborough, Australia
A prison for animals

The zoo is terrible due to the at most unnatural animal conditions, on the one hand, and the... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
seelandkatja
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Tainan, Taiwan
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2 weeks ago
“Beautiful grounds, bad for animals”
29 Jan 2018
“A prison for animals”
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Qingnian Road, Kunming, China
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0871-5154546
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in beautiful grounds, full of blossoms in spring. 40RMB entry fee (about $8AUD), so cheap. Much like the old zoos before animal welfare became an issue, so not good for them - small old enclosures, lots of concrete, bored animals etc. Guess it depends...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

The zoo is terrible due to the at most unnatural animal conditions, on the one hand, and the inappropriate behavior of its local visitors... This is what I observed during my visit: - Cages old, rusty and dirty - Cages lack plants or any kind...More

2  Thank seelandkatja
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

At 20RMB per head, this is one of the cheapest zoo I have been to. The animals are housed in less than desirable compounds. The Primate house reminds me of the scene in The Rise Of the Planet of The Apes. Poorly ventilated and dark,...More

2  Thank Angela L
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Its a nice little zoo combined with a entertainment park for kids. You can see all the major animals, even giraffes.Bring a camera, and some water. If you are a foreigner, be ready to be even more interesting to local people then the animals. They...More

2  Thank DanElux
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I don t like zoos but this one is even worse. But you don t go there because of the zoo. It s one of the oldest parks in Kunming and a must to see. If you have luck it s spring and everything is...More

2  Thank Diwen D
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Some of the big cats and bears are kept in small cages and are in a very bad state Pacing up and down Their tiny cage and the bear was just sitting rocking back and forward. My 2 daughters were very sad to see animals...More

3  Thank Stephen O
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

First time that I visited a zoo in China and felt so so soon sorry for the animals. Big animals in such small spaces. It was so sad. Massive crowd the day we went though I expect it is the same everyday. Dirty! Good variety...More

4  Thank Akhida S
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

Went to this zoo when i was strolling through the city of Kunming. First time i went to a zoo in China and defeniteley also my last. Really small and old cages, especially the part with the big cats, bears and wolves. Also the chinese...More

3  Thank Dennis S
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

This ZOO got me intrigued and I visited it mostly out of curiousity of seeing a Zoo in China. It was during public holiday season (1-7th October), so it was full. Overall Zoo looks less up to western standards, but I enjoyed it for it...More

Thank LuboDug
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Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

I'm not a person for zoos in the 1st place but I had to see how these animals are being treated. It's a sad place if you have morals for animals the only thing that seems to be happy in the zoo is the ducks....More

5  Thank Justyn P
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Nguyenthuyloan
29 January 2016|
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Response from Luboso888 |
Hi, after quick search, in Sichuan, nearby province, they have blossoming festivities in April. I don't know about weather there, but I doubt it will be blossoming. Hope that helped.
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