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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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We visited this place by accident trying to walk through the park. It is an okay zoo. It is weird that people can buy generic food to feed so many types of animals!! How does the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We visited this place by accident trying to walk through the park. It is an okay zoo. It is weird that people can buy generic food to feed so many types of animals!! How does the zoo know they are getting fed properly or the right amount?? Also buying fish for the sealions, very entertaining but surely they just get... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

nice for kids to learn about the animals, but the animals are kept in small areas, which makes it difficult to really enjoy. they need more space. The Puma was my biggest attraction and the three bears they had. I don't think I would go again, once is enough, because I didn't like the small space the animals were confined... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

On our last day in BA, we had to be at the airport by 3pm and wondered if we could squeeze in a trip to the zoo. Boy was it worth it! I've been to so many zoo's but the best thing about this one was:- - it had animals I had never seen before (if you have been to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My day at the zoo was a disappointment. The zoo is obviously old but that doesn't mean that it should not be maintained to a high standard so that the animals can live in good conditions. Sadly this is not the case. When compared to other zoo's around the world this is not animal friendly. Such a shame because it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We wanted to burn a couple of hours and were staying a 10 minute walk from the zoo. So yeah, we decided to visit. One of our worse decisions we made in 10 days in BA. To get in for foreigners is $15 (USD) per person. I don’t know what you are paying for. The zoo hasn’t been maintained. I... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We hadn't planned on going to the zoo on our recent trip to Buenos Aires but when we stumbled upon it after having coffee in the park, it seemed like a fun idea for two adults who hadn't been to the zoo in years. In general the zoo is well kept and nice. One thing I thought was a bit... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great old zoo, nice entertainment for the young ones. It has seen better times, but it is still a good place to spend an afternoon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

If you're an animal lover or just interested in the diverse habitats of many different species, then the Buenos Aires Zoo, (Zoológical de Buenos Aires) located at the corners, (main entrance) Av. Sarmiento y Av. Heras),is a must visit! This is a 45 acre, much smaller than the Bronx Zoo (265 acres), but older by 24 years, park packed with... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It is a very old zoo. They are upgrading some areas..It was very warm and the hippos were buried in the water,rhinos deep into the shade as well as some of the other animals..they have some kind of hare that wanders all over the park, In a sheep enclosure we say a very large iguana crawling around. the white tigre... More 

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Minas, Uruguay
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

i was in b.a. for 3 weeks and read alot about the mistreatment of the animals, and what bad shape the cages, etc. are in. I walked around the outside - from where the subway stops all the way down to the astronomy observatory, and MUCHAS anti zoo graffiti was on the walls. Peeking through, it really looks as bad... More 

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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.