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Taipei Zoo

#7 of 555 things to do in Taipei Features Animals
No.30, Section 2, Xinguang Road, Taipei 11656, Taiwan
+886 2 2938 2300
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School trip to the Zoo

Good place to spend 2/3 hours when in Taipei. Great range of animals kept in good open spaces. Zoo... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2016
Ian W
Fantastic zoo

A very nice zoo. Nice open habitats to view the animals and surprisingly large variety of animals... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2016
Regina W
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The largest zoo in Asia, this was original a private zoological garden. The giant panda house, Formosan animal area, koala house and Asian tropical rainforest area are of particular note.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“panda house” (47 reviews)
“panda exhibit” (41 reviews)
“giant pandas” (34 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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No.30, Section 2, Xinguang Road, Taipei 11656, Taiwan
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+886 2 2938 2300
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Good place to spend 2/3 hours when in Taipei. Great range of animals kept in good open spaces. Zoo is rebuilding some enclosures to give animals more space and modern facilities. Highlights include the pair of Giant pandas, lots of African animals, a collection of...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

A very nice zoo. Nice open habitats to view the animals and surprisingly large variety of animals. Not a lot of shade so avoid going on very hot days. Location nears MRT stop

Thank Regina W
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Extremely large zoo that was well-maintained and very clean. The entrance fee was only NTD$60, which is probably the cheapest anywhere for a zoo of this standard (except for the free Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington DC) . Large variety of animals all in very...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Taipei Zoo is a great place to take the kids. It's super easy to get to on the MRT Brown Line, and the entry price for the zoo is so cheap. NT$60 for adults, NT$30 for kids/students, and free for pre-school kids. It's a very...More

Thank Taipei_Dave
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

The best part about the zoo was seeing the elephants being very active. Other than that, it's a run down facility which makes it a depressing experience overall. The zoo needs some TLC, paint and basic care. It's an ok experience of you walk down...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 23 April 2016

For he price, this is such a great zoo to visit. First time to see penguins!!! Loved it espcially for the vast variety of animals...

Thank Mayapotz
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This zoo is a great place to see unusual kinds you will never see in real life. Like Pandas and Orangutan. I was happy to see both. I was sad at the same time that we have to see them in a zoo. Living in...More

Thank JH72
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Very good value for money, we went during a national holiday and it was very crowded but there was still plenty of room for everyone!

Thank sharrison64
Reviewed 21 April 2016

On a warm day this is going to be hot. No worries with water since there are a lot of little kiosks that sell refreshments. Could use a bit of maintenance on some facilities. The shuttle bus to the gondola was a welcome option. NT$5...More

Thank Jojo G
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Zoo have many Asian animals and well taken care of. Yet the zoo may be a bit "old", as it is going through quite a few renovations in different areas.

Thank HTC72
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Mikaela Elise G
7 April 2017|
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Response from Eric K | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend this. it makes more sense to visit zoo first and take a break at maokong. most likely you'll spend at least half day in zoo. Then you take gondola up to Maokong, find a nice tea house and enjoy sunset... More
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xuefen
24 October 2016|
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Response from Maria U | Reviewed this property |
hi! just take the MRT. Much cheaper and stops just a few 100 meters from the zoo. I took the Gondola on the way back just for fun otherwise you can certainly take the MRT back too.
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Jenie I
8 June 2016|
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Response from zinear | Reviewed this property |
If you are traveling from NY, EVA Air offers a non-stop flight from JFK to Taoyuan International Airport (TPE). Songshan Airport (TSA) is closer to Taipei city and the zoo, but you would have to connect at another airport to... More
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