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Tsimbazaza Zoo

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Address: Antananarivo, Madagascar
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+261 20 22 311 49
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Lemurs!

We didn't have much time and came here for the lemurs. This was a real highlight for us! We were able to go in the back and the lemurs came out to greet us. They seemed healthy... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Lynn B
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Gatineau, Canada
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Kampala, Uganda
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Wide variety of animals. Perfect place to visit for a day outing with friends, family or colleagues.

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Gatineau, Canada
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293 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We didn't have much time and came here for the lemurs. This was a real highlight for us! We were able to go in the back and the lemurs came out to greet us. They seemed healthy and friendly. They were absolutely adorable! The zoo's layout is quite nice. It looks like a lovely park and is great for a... More 

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1 Thank Lynn B
Swellendam, South Africa
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Firstly, let's put things in perspective. This is a 3rd world city. I am not a lover of zoo's and would always prefer to see animals in their natural habitat. However, dispirited from 2 days of walking the streets and being hassled every inch of the way , this place was a lovely haven far from the madding crowds. As... More 

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3 Thank Furbrain2015
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

As a zookeeper for many years, I can't bear it when people are overly critical of zoological collections. The Tana zoo is very concrete and some of the enclosures are pretty small, but this doesn't mean to say that the animals are having the worst time. In fact, many of the animals look in quite good shape. The only issues... More 

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1 Thank Annette G
Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Disappointing that Stephen Fry came and got to see the Aye Aye but they wouldn't let us see it. Quite sad to see so many lemurs in small cages. Will not go back.

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Thank molotolotel
Montvale, New Jersey
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The zoo was good to get a first look at some lemurs and mostly to see the Fosa that you are not very lucky to see in the wild. A lot of the zoo is in the sun, so it was quite hot walking around it in December (summer). We went on a Sunday and it was not as crowded... More 

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Thank Fran Z
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48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I liked this place!! It has all sort of animals, from snakes to Lemures, to crocodiles and turtles, very old ones!! It even has tombs of different parts of Madagascar. Really nice. And it is in the city!!

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Thank Yasmin P
Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love going to this place on Saturday afternoons where I can enjoy spending time with lemurs, animals and seeing birds and watching plants and trees.

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2 Thank sidonie2015
New Lynn, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The zoo itself is very dirty, animals are all skinny. It was full of people during the day I was there (Sunday).

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Thank travtyler
Antananarivo, Madagascar
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2016

A wide promenade with my girlfriend watch animals,reptiles,birds. the closest place to see lemurs in tana

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