Manila Botanical Garden

Manila, Manila

The Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden is a 5.5-hectare zoo located in Manila, Philippines that opened on July 25, 1959. The Manila Zoo and Botanical Garden receives millions of visitors every year, and is especially popular with visitors on weekends.

The Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden is home to more than 832 animals from nearly 100 species as of 2007. The zoo's most po ...

pular resident is Mali, an Asian elephant who arrived at the zoo in 1977 as 3 year old calf transported from Sri Lanka, after being poached from the wild.

Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden News

  • Visit Manila Zoo

    Visit Manila Zoo

    Let's go and bring back your childhood memories as we visit Manila Zoo in the heart of Manila.

  • Major facelift in the offing for aging Manila Zoo

    Major facelift in the offing for aging Manila Zoo

    The 56-year old Manila Zoo is set to undergo a major renovation and facelift through a multi-million peso deal between the city government and two contending firms who pitched their proposals for a joint venture agreement on the improvement of one of the city's most popular destinations.

    A Singaporean recreation firm and a local group has taken interest in investing on the improvement of the 5.5 hectare zoo through a joint venture agreement led by City Mayor Joseph Estrada.

    Although the deal is still being discussed and studied by city officials, Albert De Chavez, Manila Zoo director sai ...

  • Build Your Own Adventure at the Manila Zoo

    Build Your Own Adventure at the Manila Zoo

    Do you love animals Are you fond of construction toys If so, the Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden - also known as the Manila Zoo - has a special treat for you! The 2,000-square meter zoo in Malate, Manila, recently launched its Adventure Jungle that features huge replicas of different animals - all made from Lego bricks.

    At the Adventure Jungle, you'll get the chance to see and touch your favorite zoo animals taken from real and reel life. This is is not your usual exhibit of Lego toys that stand 3- to 4-inches tall. The roster of feathery and furry friends you'll find there include ...

  • Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden Go wild in the city

    Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden Go wild in the city

    The Philippines is home to the impressive Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden, a 14-acre site that opened its doors to the general public in 1959. Visitors looking for accommodation close to the site should invest in a hotel in Manila to fully immerse themselves in the vibrancy of local and international wild life and horticulture. One such Manila hotel is the Heritage Hotel Manila, which boasts modern amenities coupled with a central location, making it easy to roam around the city while sightseeing.

    currently houses over 800 animals including various species of reptiles, mammals, birds ...