Fundacao Zoo-Botanica de Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte

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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. Add Fundacao Zoo-Botanica de Belo Horizonte and other attractions to your Belo Horizonte trip itinerary using our Belo Horizonte holiday planning app .
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Fundacao Zoo-Botanica de Belo Horizonte Reviews
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  • October 3, 2017
    It's a shame to see a place so good with so little care and barely tapped. The Japanese garden is completely abandoned.
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  • September 27, 2017
    This is a tour that goes all day, but it is super worth visiting. A Zoo super organized, great, go with comfortable clothing and sneakers for the walk and long, but worth it.
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  • September 22, 2017
    I thought different from the similar foundations in other States. Press for the organization. Those responsible are to be congratulated
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  • May 31, 2016
    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.
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  • January 11, 2017
    Very good!
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Most of the city's accommodations lie within the inner ring road, in close proximity to the best attractions in Belo Horizonte. For convenience, look to stay in the vicinity of Praça Raul Soares, the city's central park and rotary. You can also find a range of high-rise hotels a bit farther south, in the neighborhoods of Boa Viagem and Savassi, close to Praça Diogo de Vasconcelos. About 10 km (6.2 mi) north of the city center, the 1940s neighborhood of Pampulha stands out as one of the most interesting places to visit in Belo Horizonte, and offers a decent selection of lodgings near the airport.
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