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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TripAdvisor
  • Unfortunately look abandoned. Bush too high, various venues without animals. The Japanese garden, is completely neglected. Also, we could not get a map of the location, there was for everyone. Need urgent investment. Still, the Zoo is always a good option.
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  • before I went to the zoo and he's super cool now they are leaving the culture to her forgotten how nice and go to the zoo wastapp the generation of today prefer to not know what's missing
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  • I often take my niece and nephew to the Zoo of BH when on vacation with me in July. We never get tired of seeing the animals. Currently what we have enjoyed more than visit is the space of the gorillas. The family grew and now is full of gorilinhas.
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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!