Zoo Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires

Meet animals from the four corners of the world and admire the historic architecture at Zoo Buenos Aires. Opened in 1875, the zoo is home to over 300 species, ranging from farm animals to exotic inhabitants of the world's jungles and savannahs. Other highlights include several ornate enclosures, such as the Palace of the Elephants, which dates back to the zoo's early days. Guided tours are available in both Spanish and English, and if you're interested in joining one, make a reservation ahead of time by email or phone. Plan your visit to Zoo Buenos Aires and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Buenos Aires trip planning app .
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  • We read about the change the BA zoo was undergoing, but it seemed that it would be open in part during renovation. It is fully closed as of now, and there was a helpful gentleman that told us it would...  more »
  • The worst Zoo have ever seen in my life. If it is already bad idea to have the animals locked up in such small spaces, even worse idea is to have them so bad. It is a Zoo more that that looks like a prison for animals. Completely old. Neglected animals. The habitat of the penguins broken completely the styrofoam and an injured Penguin. They should close it and relocate to the poor animals.
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  • even though I don't like caged animals, I have to admit that the zoo is well maintained. Become eco park is very good
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