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Fundacao Zoo-Botanica de Belo Horizonte

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Avenida Otacilio Negrao de Lima 8000 | Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 31365-450, Brazil
+55 31 3277-8489
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Big Zoo but s***t Aquarium

It's only opened during the weekend and the entrance is R5 on Saturday. It took us quite a few... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Olivier C
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Botanical garden and zoo

The zoo is large and the animals well cared for but my main interest was the botanical garden which... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Nels C
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Santa Monica, California
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Avenida Otacilio Negrao de Lima 8000 | Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 31365-450, Brazil
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

It's only opened during the weekend and the entrance is R5 on Saturday. It took us quite a few hours to see everything. The animals look well looked after in average except those lions and jaguars right st the beginning. I felt very sorry for...More

Thank Olivier C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The zoo is large and the animals well cared for but my main interest was the botanical garden which has plantings of native plants such as palms, begonias, bromeliads and others along with well thought out displays.

1  Thank Nels C
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is a lovely place to spend a few hours near to Pampulha. There are regular buses from the centre of Belo Horizonte, which take about 45 minutes; otherwise the whole place is accessible by car. On the West side are botanical gardens, including some...More

3  Thank davidchirico68
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Due to a full weeks schedule, we arrived at the zoo about 2 hours before closing.Wish we could have stayed longer. The zoo is located on both sides of a beautifully maintained private roadway on the grounds.The animals are all a very close (but safe)...More

1  Thank NancyJo419
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

It is worth a day trip out to the zoo and aquarium. Go early because there are crowds at the exhibits and they stop letting people in after 4pm, although it is open until 5pm. Some the the exhibits were closed, the grounds were not...More

Thank Bevin M
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Ther are hundred of animals to see, lotts of trees, its anamasing place to visit, alone or with family, or to havea romantic time..

Thank Luciane M
Reviewed 15 July 2014

This is the first zoo I've ever been to where cars are allowed inside the park. This took away from the appearance and experience of walking the grounds. The best exhibits were the porcupines with the prehensil tails. This looked like a lot of thought...More

Thank DMHDetroit
Reviewed 19 April 2013

I like zoos, and this is good and big one. Actually, I don't understand how someone can say it is small (maybe they just didn't see all of it?): if you want to see everything, it can be hard to do it in a single...More

Thank Diogo P
Reviewed 22 March 2013

It is a beautiful place, with hundreds of species of animals, specially birds, and it is a great place for a picnic. However, the bathrooms look like something out of a medieval movie, and the restaurant is nearly disgusting, and very expensive. Bring your own...More

Thank rickxy007
Reviewed 6 January 2013

It is a good place to visit with kids, not worth a visit for tourists except for the birds collection that ranks high in the world, but in a not so good environment.

Thank FernandoHermanny
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