Simon Bolivar Parque Zoologico y Jardin Botanico Nacional, San Jose
(1/5 based on 160 reviews on the web)
Discover an array of local creatures as you go exploring through Simon Bolivar Parque Zoologico y Jardin Botanico Nacional. At the zoo, which is surrounded by dense green bush, find over 60 species of animals living in enclosed spaces. Hiking paths lead through the area and take you past local animal and plant life. Find toucans, crocodiles, a lion, monkeys, an anteater, and many more exotic animals. Though some of the animals live in small enclosures, the administration currently aims to renovate the animals' enclosures. For Simon Bolivar Parque Zoologico y Jardin Botanico Nacional and beyond, use our San Jose tourist route planner to get the most from your San Jose vacation.
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  • it is a small zoo but quaint. lots of birds as you would expect. a few large animals. beautiful area. worth the time to visit an hour or so 
  • A small Zoo in the city, which the Government of Costa Rica is about to close before the end of the year and release animals at will. Sorry for animals that are crammed into small tight cells. Bad organized fun. I do not recommend
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  • The zoo is small in size and the enclosures themselves were very small as well. This made the experience a little hard for me. Good points though, not too many people visiting so it was not crowded ar...  more »