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Address: Av. Las Heras 4440 | (Av. Sarmiento y Las Heras), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 11 4011-9999
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Description: El Zoologico de Buenos Aires tiene por objetivo ser un gran centro de...
El Zoologico de Buenos Aires tiene por objetivo ser un gran centro de educacion ambiental que forme mejores ciudadanos, mas comprometidos con el bienestar animal y el cuidado de la naturaleza. Paralelamente, que se convierta en un centro de conservacion de especies, con enfasis en la fauna argentina
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Pricey, but worth it

The Zoo in Buenos Aires is pricey, but worth it. It is very intimate, the animals are close and visible, and you can feed nutria, peacocks, and muscovy ducks with inexpensive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I have been in plenty of places around the globe where wild animals are held with commecial purpose. Generally I feel sorry for the animals taken out their natural medium. However, here they treat animals at best possible way, very spacious, clean facilities, imposing well-fed-looking animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The zoo was a fun way to spend a few hours in the heart of Buenos Aires. Kids under 12 are free. My daughter enjoyed riding on the double decker merry-go-round and feeding the animals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Zoo in Buenos Aires is pricey, but worth it. It is very intimate, the animals are close and visible, and you can feed nutria, peacocks, and muscovy ducks with inexpensive animal food. Also, right now there is a great dinosaurs of Argentina display. Really great for kids!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We thought we were going to a teeny tiny little zoo since it's in the city. It was larger than we expected and you can feed some of the animals. We enjoyed it. I'm no zoologist but the thought that perhaps some of these animals didn't have enough space did cross my mind. The zoo is overrun by nutria and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

nicely located and kids will enjoy the afternoon. there is several species that you can enjoy and see closely.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Such a sad zoo. Seeing the picture of the depressed zebra on here has brought back so many awful memories of this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Very interesting animals that we don't have in the US. The animals roam freely in the park and are friendly. A nice place to walk and take the kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I love this Zoo I have been many times! Ive been to zoos all over the world. I love paris and london zoos they are amazing zoos too. I go to zoos to see the animals, and every time i go to buenos aires zoo you see almost every animal. they are not hiding in the back or sleeping inside... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We found this a sad zoo because the animals had small enclosures. The birds didn't have room to open their wings and most of the ground animals didn't even have grass to walk on. Some animals had larger areas but this zoo still has a lot of improvements to make for animal welfare.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The good news is that there is a good variety of animals at this zoo; unfortunately, they are kept in small areas which I feel is cruel. I wish that the animals had more space. It is just another old fashioned zoo.

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Address: Av. Las Heras 4440 | (Av. Sarmiento y Las Heras), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 11 4011-9999
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Palermo
Best known as the largest neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favorite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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