Fundacao Zoo-Botanica de Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte

(3.3/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Originally intended to be a golf club, the 1.44 sq km (0.56 sq mi) area of Fundacao Zoo-Botanica de Belo Horizonte is now home to 3367 animals from over 270 different species, as well as various botanical gardens and greenhouses containing many rare and exotic plants. All seven continents are represented in terms of both flora and fauna, and with so much to see you will soon lose track of time amongst the many walkways and enclosures. By visiting the park you will be directly funding the conservation efforts of the Zoological-Botanic Foundation of Belo Horizonte. Plan to visit Fundacao Zoo-Botanica de Belo Horizonte and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Belo Horizonte attractions using our Belo Horizonte vacation planner.
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  • I've always been very fond of zoos. The last time I was at the Zoo of BH I was still a kid. Frankly, I expected more, I do not know whether to have met so many other zoos around the world or if for sloppy be half right. Anyway, if you don't know, I think you should meet.
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  • I went with my wife and two children (july 1 years and another four years). The site lacks in food missing an option of healthy foods, fruits, etc.
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  • Ride perfect for families! The zoo has a large area, good structure and a wide variety of plants. Unfortunately is not being very well taken care of, with matos ups and various animals missing. The butterfly garden is very interesting!
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  • The zoo is great for a family walk. There is lots of beautiful green space. My daughter (4 months - in a stroller) and husband went on a Saturday and it was relaxing. The aquarium is the worst I have ever seen and it requires to pay an extra fee of 6 reais per adult (very little, but I wouldn't even pay 1 real). The aminals were great when they were out and able to see.
  • Lugar bom para passear.
  • Amo o Zoológico.
  • Bom local.
  • Muito legal!