Underground parking lot to be built in Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee yesterday approved the scale-1/500 detailed zoning plan for Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Ben Nghe Ward of District 1.

 The scale-1/500 detailed zoning plan for Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens. (Photo: SGGP)

Following this, the committee agreed on the construction of an underground parking lot for car and motorbike under the zoo that is located at the intersection of Nguyen Thi Minh Khai and Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, covering an area of 16,770 hectares with its capacity of 3,000 bikes and 100 cars.

The zoo garden’s all trees shall be preserved during the work- in- progress. Bamboo trees will be planted along roads, near animal cages, the parking area, game areas and restaurants to decrease noise which causes effect to living environment of animals.

By Quoc Hung- Translated by Huyen Huong

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