Zoo of the city of Barranquilla, Barranquilla

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Watch pink flamingos frolick at Zoo of the city of Barranquilla. Opened in 1956, the zoo houses several rare species, including one of the few remaining white tigers in the world. Walk through the small zoo's jungle paths to admire a range of native and exotic animals, kept in environments designed to replicate their natural habitats. While many of the animals live in reasonable conditions and are well attended to by zookeepers, several of the enclosures, such as those housing elephants and big cats, seem cramped and insufficient. Before you head to Barranquilla, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Barranquilla tour itinerary builder app , to make sure you see all that Barranquilla has to offer, including Zoo of the city of Barranquilla.
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  • I had no idea find a zoo in the city of Barranquilla, which is not so great. Has reasonable number of animals, and has an attraction that few zoos have, a "living museum", visit it to learn more.
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  • A very nice place, is perfect for family and very safe. I recommend it very much is a great place!
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  • Nice place, but does weigh the life of the elephant in this place, this only, without trees with little space for walking, which hurts to have it so I returned it to their lives, they should not charge an entry to see something so sad.
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Equipped to host the largest festival in the country, Barranquilla has a good set of accommodations catering to a range of tastes, budgets, and interests. Either side of Carrera 46, find pristine chain hotels and smaller independent options with extensive amenities, such as rooftop swimming pools, modern spas, and popular restaurants. Look to the more residential areas for budget-friendly guesthouses, and consider booking a rental apartment if planning on a longer stay. Economical options cluster around Paseo Bolivar, but note the area can be rather sketchy. Be sure to reserve well in advance if planning on visiting for Mardi Gras in February.
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