Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec, Mexico City
(2.7/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
Meet the inhabitants of Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec, one of the country's most visited zoos. Established in 1923, the zoo underwent significant refurbishments in 1992, and today has a collection of almost 2,000 animals representing 200 separate species. Tour the grounds, which organizes residents by bioclimatic zones rather than taxonomic groups. This choice better reflects how different species live side by side in nature, and creates a more natural experience for visitors, the animals, and scientists studying their behavior. Of particular note here is the zoo's successful giant panda breeding program. Add Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec to your Mexico City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mexico City itinerary maker.
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  • We have not been to a zoo in over 10 years as we are not fans of the idea of keeping animals caged such as they do, however we decided to give this a try to see if our opinions had changed. The zoo it...  more »
  • I don't really like zoos but this one is for free, nice place with alot of animals, but when we got there alot of the animals were not on there place, I guess we came at late hour, but it was only 3-4...  more »
  • The zoo in Chapultepec Park is free to all visitors and gets extremely crowded on weekends. That said, the park is well organized, clean and has a great selection of animals (including pandas!). It ta...  more »