Riyadh Zoo located on the Al-Ahsa road, Al-Malaz District, at the heart of Riyadh City
, it has an important strategic location,Riyadh Zoo is one of the most important attractions in the city of Riyadh. It is an entertainment place for the residents and visitors of the city as one of the most important recreational and educational places. It was opened in 1377 H, it includes many elements to serve visitors, including restaurant, separate restrooms for men and women, car parking for about 500 cars, shops for sale gifts and snacks, separate toilets for men and women, children's playgrounds, train.
Riyadh Zoo occupies a total area of 161,000 meters, under the guidance of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, the zoo in Riyadh has been renovated and developed.
Riyadh Zoo contains many green areas covered with palms, trees, and flower.
Riyadh Zoo contains a large number of animals, birds and reptiles. The number of animals in the zoo is 1300 animals representing one hundred and sixty-four species of animals, birds and reptiles, including some endangered local and international animals.
Visiting hours of Riyadh Zoo are as follows: The Morning time starts from 8:30 to 12:00 noon, the evening time begins from 1:00 pm until 6:15 pm.
Visits of Riyadh Zoo during the week:
On Saturday for family visits, on Sunday for maintenance work, on Monday for male visitors and school trips for male students, on Tuesday for female visitors and school trips for female students, on Wednesday for family visits and school trips for male students, on Thursday for family visits and school trips for female students, on Friday for family visits.