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Parque Zoologico Santa Fe

Carrera 52 No. 20-63, Medellin, Colombia
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Ranked #27 of 49 Attractions in Medellin
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Medellin, Colombia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
37 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

A whole night of myths and legends, supplemented with educational experiences where visitors who participate approach the interesting world of plants and animals. Legendary characters as La Llorona, Buffalo Bill, Medusa, the Madremonte, forest fairies, El Sombrerón, among others, return to stage the incredible stories that come to life during the Feria de las Flores in Medellin. Good for families... More 

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Sabaneta, Colombia
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35 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My family and I recently spent a delightful afternoon at Medellin's Parque Zoologico Santa Fe. Although one would expect a larger, more modern zoo in a city with the size of Medellin, Parque Zoologico Santa Fe is relatively small and antiquated. Having said that, this should not prevent a family from having fun there. The park is located on 2... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Quiet oasis in the city center full of interesting trees and plants. A few exhibits have been updated to be more modern but most are still cramped cages and the big cat exhibits were especially depressing. The butterflies and the large tiger were highlights. Worth a visit to help out as they are working toward modernizing the place for better... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This is a nice park not to fare from the down town medellin, the access is only $8000 pesos, you are going to find mostly exotic Colombian animals really nice park that you can walk around in only 1:30 min time

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Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles
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117 reviews 117 reviews
26 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

I did not hear many positive comments about the zoo, not even from local people. But I was pleasantly surprised. The zoo is well maintained. They have a good variety of animals, especially monkeys, wild cats and birds. While the zoo is a bit more old school with many cages and less fee space for the animals, one actually gets... More 

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Willemstad, null, Netherlands Antilles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

My son enjoyed the zoo. A LOT of animals and all types of them. We walked for hours and it was just amazing!!!

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boca raton
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Wow! This zoo is so cool! The cages are right there and so are the animals. Beautifully landscaped grounds and lots to see and eat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

We spent the whole day at the zoo with our 9 months old baby. He loved to see all the animals! There is nothing we didnt like about this place...

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London
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

This zoo had a fantastic selection of animals. It is also very cheap to visit and only cost us 9000cop which was approx £3.50. My only problem with the place is that the enclosures are very small. There seems to be a lot of land surrounding the enclosures so I don't understand why they don't extend some of them. A... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

I've been to some desperate zoos but this was pretty good; it's not Regent's Park at all, and some of the animals are in pretty shabby quarters, but it's a little oasis out of the city.

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