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Address: Carrera 52 No. 20-63, Medellin, Colombia
Phone Number: 4960625
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Small, Affordable, Superior Zoo

Pros: Packed with animals in a small space Easy to see everything in a few hours Cost less than $5 (COP equivalent) for adults, about half that for kids Cons: Limited selection... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia

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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The space is very reduced to keep animals! Not a supporter of animal abuse of any kind. I was taken there when I was a kid (not voluntarily)

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Pros: Packed with animals in a small space Easy to see everything in a few hours Cost less than $5 (COP equivalent) for adults, about half that for kids Cons: Limited selection of entrees at their well-priced cafe Nothing else, good value activity

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Medellin, Colombia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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Additional Information about Parque Zoologico Santa Fe

Address: Carrera 52 No. 20-63, Medellin, Colombia
Phone Number: 4960625
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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