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Parque de las Leyendas (Zoo)

Address: Av La Marina Cuadra 24, Lima, Peru
Phone Number: 1 464 4282
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Ranked #67 of 209 things to do in Lima
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thu - Fri 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

it is really fun walking around this gigantic park, I actually got lost several times and not having any idea where I was, I simply continued along, eventually it made sense. you get to get a feel for a few of Perus different climates as they themed different areas for both the visitors and the animals alike. alot of the... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington
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29 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Visited the zoo on a Wednesday morning. Lots and lots (and lots) of little kids. But it was still a fun time! Great variety of animals. They appeared to be well cared for. The zoo is laid out well. I loved the Zona Selva (the forest zone). Adult admission was only S/.10, which seemed very reasonable. Drinks, snacks, and meals... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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46 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We visited the zoo in a recent visit to Peru. I would recommend getting here very early. We were visiting during summer break so a lot of field trips were taking place. We made sure to arrive when the zoo was opening at 9:00. It is deceivingly large in terms of area. There are a lot of exhibits and it... More 

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Lima, Peru
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I came here a little while back and I'm passionate about animals so love going to any kind of zoo. What I really love about Parque de las Leyendas is seeing how good the staff there are, they all clearly love their jobs and really care for each and every animal in their zoo -to me, this is a very... More 

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Lima, Peru
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I had high hopes for the zoo, and while it wasn't as amazing as I pictured, it still was a very enjoyable day, and I learned a lot about Peruvian animals! The price is good (10 soles), especially since you will spend anywhere from 2 - 5 hours in the park. The zoo has animals from the coast, sierra, and... More 

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11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

One of the best zoos in South America!!! Full of activities for kids and adults. Very recommended for it has many and huge areas to pic-nic and rest!

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This zoo covers Peru’s major geographical divisions: coast, mountains and jungle (costa, sierra y selva). There are about 210 native animals, with a few imports. Here's where I saw a giant turtle for the firs time in my life. And there are also a lot of llamas. :)

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Reading, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I always think it's a fun idea to go to the zoo and usually come out feeling regretful and depressed. It happened again here. Went on a weekday so no crowds really which was good, but it also meant there was no happy vibe. Many of the animals (the puma, the oso anteojos, the tiger, the lion, the hippos and... More 

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Arequipa, Peru
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Parque de la Leyendas is a nice place to go with the kids or even alone, but it's better if you go during the week because on weekends it's crowded. First, remember that there are 10 queues to buy the entrance tickets, don't stay in the first one you see. When you're inside, look for somebody to give you a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

the authors of recent LP and RG guidebooks must have visited this place 10 years ago. Its totally not what they are writing about, surprisingly nice park with many animals and some quite modern enclosures. Some of the inhabitants (parrots especially) looked to be in poor conditions though, but most of the others looked well kept and in a good... More 

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