Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens (Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam)
The Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens is one of the attractive tourist destinations in Ho Chi Minh City. The address of this park is 2B Nguyen Binh Khiem, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. The Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens is a large conservation park for flora and fauna, built in 1864.
The park is divided into several different areas, including: animal area, plant area, fish pond area, fountain area, entertainment area, culinary area, and art exhibition area. This place preserves many rare species of flora and fauna, especially those species that are at risk of extinction.
The animal area of the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens covers an area of about 20 hectares, including more than 5900 individuals from 125 different species. The plant area of the park covers an area of about 33 hectares, with more than 4500 trees from 2600 different species.
In addition to the conservation values of flora and fauna, the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens also gives you the opportunity to learn about the culture and history of Vietnam. The art exhibition area of the park has many works of art, sculptures, and artistic artifacts in the history of the country and humanity.
The opening hours of the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens are from 5:00 – 6:45 for free exercise and Qigong for everyone, and from 7:00 – 18:30 for visitors with the following admission fees:
Adults: 80,000 VND / person
Children from 1m – 1.3m: 40,000 VND / person
Children under 1m: Free admission.
Visiting the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens, you will have the opportunity to learn about the history, culture of Vietnam and enjoy the beauty of nature.