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Sao Paulo Zoo

Av. Miguel Stefano 4241, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04301-905, Brazil
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Ranked #54 of 471 Attractions in Sao Paulo
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: It's hard to find a zoo that creates a completely natural habitat for its animals, and the São Paulo Zoo is no exception. Still, staff try to provide a decent home for the more than 3,000 animals in their care, including local luminaries such as the Brazilian howler monkey and the red-breasted toucan. Tue-Sun 9am-5pm

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92 reviews 92 reviews
23 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the day out to the Sao Paulo zoo. We ended up at Jabaquara metro and then the bus terminal. There is a booth at the bus terminal Platform A that sells tickets. We bought the tickets including the shuttle service. The staff at the ticket booth made no effort to share any information, and you had to pay... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Zôo of São Paulo and Largest city . Whith facilicites to visit, offers paid parking , but well ahead , food on site , trensport to circulate within the Zôo . all animals in the world , very well maintained . Take a day for that attraction .

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Beautiful place, you can see the animals very closely, most of them can be seen easily.. You can sit and have your own pic-nic.

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Fortaleza, CE
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14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Go with your children, they will love it! Specially the apes section. There was an orangutan very smart playing with its bed sheet. But the elephants are a show!

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Bogota, Colombia
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7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Even though the cold weather of that day was cold. It was a great experience. There were many many animals. The animals were very very active that day. It is a must to see in Sao Paulo if you like animals and nature. Enjoy and please also come to Colombia for a visit. Colombia es pasion.

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São Paulo, Sp
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I come to this zoo since I was a kid. Now I take my kids quite often here and they never get bored. Animals get decent treatment, but conversation of the infrastructure could be improved. If you can, go on weekdays instead of weekends (much less crowded). Entrance is quite cheap, but food is expensive and quality is not that... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I think is fun for kids is a very nice walk . Some animals have nice space but some birds were in small cages for my taste . A lot of lonely animals and I think they should have more than just one of each species .

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Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

it's kind of cool place If you haven't visited a really cool zoo. Some animals are very lonely or sitting on small spaces. a little cruel to me.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This zoo has a great variety of animals but it's frequently hot and you can forget seeing a big cat on a hot day. Bird and monkey areas are great. But let's face it, some of those cages are darn small and they are the most depressed elephants I have ever seen. Enjoyed the baby giraffe when we were there.... More

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Coimbra, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

A liked the zoo decoration, felt like you were in the middle of the jungle. But also its not the best zoo you will ever be. Not much animals, food is what to be expected in places like this, both quality and price. Access is OK and you have private parking , which is not that expensive. Its a good... More

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