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Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec

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Paseo de la Reforma s/n., Mexico City 83656, Mexico
52 5 5536229
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The site of a former Aztec zoo, its present incarnation, open since the 1920s, is best known for its Russian pandas.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“free zoo” (16 reviews)
“great zoo” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Paseo de la Reforma s/n., Mexico City 83656, Mexico
Bosque de Chapultepec
52 5 5536229
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo is in bad shape although the animals are well taken care of. We went to see the panda and he was sitting in a hammock all by himself. The animals quite often were mislabeled lie the lions were in the tiger cage. It...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had so much fun at the zoo. The animals were the liveliest I've ever seen at a zoo. The tapir was trotting around, the hippos were huffing and blowing water, the prairie dogs were digging holes. We went on a weekday morning and there...More

Thank Sawadee28
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I went with a friend and we thought we would beat the summer crowds and be there shortly after opening. We didn't get there until an hour or so after opening and found some enclosures impossible to see into due to condensation on the plexiglass....More

Thank lesknit
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I don't usually go to zoos, this was an exception. The enclosures were varied but way too small. I spent most of my time trying not to notice that the poor bears had a tiny enclosure- with a stream but WHY OH WHY was it...More

Thank sazzers
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Parque zoológico de Chapultepec was an interesting experience. There's nothing like a day at the zoo for couples and kids. There are plenty of sights to see. Just know it can get super crowded.

2  Thank Tre'Shaun N
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I love zoological gardens and i visit as many as I can manage! I visited this Zoo in april 2014 and I still remember it as a very nice place to walk around and enjoy all the animals. I especially remember the Pandas and I...More

Thank Connyswede
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The Park it self has a lot of potential.. its free to enter and although they say you have to pay to store your backpack and bags you actually dont or atleast we walked in with them and they just look inside for any wrapons...More

Thank Isahi D
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We took our daughter there while visiting the Chapultepec area. It is free to get in. It is comparable to most zoos I've seen in the US. My daughter really enjoyed it. The zoo map was laid out nicely and easy to read. I would...More

1  Thank burger77
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It's a zoo. Nothing really special. It has your lions, pandas, etc. It's free to get in, but some of the exhibit requires a fee. You can't bring in bags to the zoo, but there place to check them for a minimal fee. The zoo...More

1  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is a great place to go with kids. It's FREE & areal nice zoo. Lots of animals, & the pandas are great. It's also its close to Chapultepec museum & castle, which is very interesting too

1  Thank Queta4
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Laura T
23 April 2015|
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Response from bambilovesthumper | Reviewed this property |
It's free, how cool right?! There are admissions to some of the specialized areas of the zoo. The mariposa/butterfly exhibit was awesome MX$50 and you walk amongst the butterflies. Pandas were free, I think the... More