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Botanical Garden and Zoo (Jardin Botanico y Zoologico)

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an enjoyable nature walk

Having been to all capitals of South and Central America (except Caracas) I must admit that the... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
saronic
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Zurich, Switzerland
the most beautiful tigers in spacious new cages

this zoo by international standards does not have much, but then the entrance fee is not much... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
Joanna F
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Paraguay
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Having been to all capitals of South and Central America (except Caracas) I must admit that the generally not unpleasant city of Asuncion is also one of the greenest towns in this part of the world. I especially enjoyed my walk in the Botanical Garden....More

1  Thank saronic
Reviewed April 26, 2018

this zoo by international standards does not have much, but then the entrance fee is not much either. to get to know the native birds and animals in Paraguay it is worth a visit. The best thing for us last time as a family was...More

Thank Joanna F
Reviewed March 31, 2018

It´s very nice parc, but the zoo is from the 80ies. The standard is pretty low, tigers are fat and unhappy. Turtles, parrots and monkeys are nice too, but still - the cages are small and the area is not so big at all. It...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

If you like to see tucans housed with turtles, this is the zoo for you. Like a lot of things in Paraguay, the zoo is a bit unusual. They do have a nice collection of big cats.... tigers, panthers, and lions. And there are the...More

2  Thank Matheus007
Reviewed March 29, 2017

We did not visit the zoo but just spent time meandering this large tree covered & grass park Don't come expecting a botanical garden with flower beds & name plates describing plants

1  Thank Darrel J
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

The Botanical garden is free to enter although it wasn't what we really expected and instead was mainly just a large park. The is the natural history museum inside the park which is also free to enter and it has some interesting exhibits. However, most...More

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

If you like to visit Zoo you may appreciate some aspects of this zoo, but don't come with San Diego or Berlin in mind! It's a simple zoo, more in the history of zoological facilities of the 1920s: fenced animals. Despite of seeing that they...More

Thank Nelson C
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Unless I missed them the botanical gardens only seemed to have trees and shrubs with very few flowers. The zoo was upsetting as the animals did not have much space. It is a difficult decision whether to visit a Zoo or not. My money helps...More

2  Thank JosephineSalvador
Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is a very well cared garden in Asuncion worth paying the entry fee for parking -about a dollar or two- and you can stroll under the shade of nice trees and flowers. I was surprised to find out that many people skip this place...More

1  Thank DanteMR
Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

It is a good place to discover in Asunción... it is a big park to spend some time or play outdoor sports. In the Zoo you can check usual animals and must look for Elephant, lions, tigers, hippo and more local species...

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