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Zoo of the city of Barranquilla

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Calle 77 68-40, Barranquilla 080014, Colombia
+57 5 3600314
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Nice zoo in the middle of the city

This zoo in the middle of the city, have a lot of nice animal, is very well conserve. Service... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Francisco L
via mobile
City Zoo In The Neighborhood

Within a short walk I found myself at the city zoo. Good value with plenty of shade trees and an... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Trapper J
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Lakeside, Ohio
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle 77 68-40, Barranquilla 080014, Colombia
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+57 5 3600314
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo in the middle of the city, have a lot of nice animal, is very well conserve. Service people are very nice, they explain how to see all the animal.

Thank Francisco L
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

Within a short walk I found myself at the city zoo. Good value with plenty of shade trees and an easy walk to see the exhibits. Many local animals that I have never seen before with many locals also enjoying the sights. Visit early morning...More

1  Thank Trapper J
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Good zoo but for sure needs to expand the facilities. Way too small of space for the elephants and the ostrich. Spend 2 hrs and price seem reasonable bring your cédula and it will be cheaper.

1  Thank Jackie H
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Went to the zoo on the recommendation of Tripadvisor. It is small but well taken care of and we had fun. One young man named Daniel that worked for the zoo approached us and said he could answer questions because he spoke English. He was...More

2  Thank txtfa001
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Zoobaq, . at Zoo of the city of Barranquilla, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

HI! We love you enjoyed your visit and that you have learned some things about the animals. We hope you come back very soon.

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Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

The lion and the elephant are in such small enclosures. The puma too. Some unique animals endemic to Colombia. I hate to say that there is an advantage to such small cages. Young kids can easily walk around the whole zoo in the heat.

1  Thank dutchblonde
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

My in laws live 3 blocks from the zoo. We enjoy taking the nephews there it can be seen in 1 - 2 hours for easy stroll. Most animal displays are good. When the heat is high sometimes it is difficult to see the animals....More

1  Thank JDfromTitusville
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Zoobaq, . at Zoo of the city of Barranquilla, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Thank you so much for visiting us!

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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

It's small but has interesting animals. They sell nice empanadas in the back of the zoo. Make sure to apply mosquito repellent because it's ideal that you will get bit.

1  Thank Dayana C
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Zoobaq, . at Zoo of the city of Barranquilla, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Hi Dayana! Thank so much for visiting us, it's so nice you liked it.

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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

The zoo is small, not too big but it has a lot animal to see between birds , monkeys, lions , tigers, snakes. It takes around 2 hours to see everything , and only Spanish information, nothing available in English.

Thank SANTA MARTA DIV... A
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Zoobaq, . at Zoo of the city of Barranquilla, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2017

Hi! Thank you so much for visiting us.

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Reviewed June 8, 2017

There are two postings here for the same place. This is the official name of the zoo. Good place to see, I have additional comments under the other posting.

Thank Richard M
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

The zoo is in the city, and relatively small. But do not let that deter you because it is a good zoo with well-done habitats for the animals and many to see.

Thank Richard M
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Zoobaq, . at Zoo of the city of Barranquilla, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2017

Hi Richard! Thank you so much for visiting us!

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