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CIGS Zoo

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Avenida Sao Jorge 750 | Sao Jorge, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69033-000, Brazil
+55 92 2125 6402
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Good diversion on a slow day

We enjoyed our visit here. The place is a bit worn as are most of the exhibits. Still we had a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Boywonder51
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Casper, Wyoming
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CIGS Zoo

A very interesting zoo run by the army. Appears to be a rescue and research zoo for injured animals... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Viking S
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Avenida Sao Jorge 750 | Sao Jorge, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69033-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here. The place is a bit worn as are most of the exhibits. Still we had a great time cruising around the place. It’s only a $1.50 U.S. it’s well worth a visit. It was fun watching the locals with their...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

A very interesting zoo run by the army. Appears to be a rescue and research zoo for injured animals and also animal care seems to be part of a soldier's training. Best parts are the many jaguars, monkeys and parots. Also very interesting to watch...More

Thank Viking S
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is a small but very interesting Zoo in Manaus. A good oportunity to meet some of the most important species of Amazonia’s Rain Forest. The Zoo is maintained by the Brazilian Army Jungle Unit. Most of the animals in the Zoo usually were found...More

Thank Andre20142014
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We found we were lost for ideas in Manaus other than seeing the square but our Amazon Tour guide suggested this zoo. It only costs R$5 per person for entry. It has a range of animals from the Amazon with some being looked after as...More

Thank Luke C
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a Zoo that is maintained by the Brazilian Army, as they have a "War in the Jungle" Specialization Center in the region. The soldiers usually find and gather animals that have been harmed and need care, plus receive also animals found by other...More

Thank AndreRezende
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

It was a zoo filled with animals some who had been wounded - so very nice they have been or are being rehabilitated. When I walked in the jungle I had not seen many of the animals since they are nocturnal so this was an...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The CIGS zoo has improved a bit in recent years apparently, but is still about the quality you'd expect for a zoo around the 1960s. The animals do seem healthy enough, but many of them are in very small and inadequate cages.

Thank MSStrome
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Easily accessible via Bus #120- 20 approximately from downtown Manaus. Several indigenous animals including some birds such as macaws, a big eagle, toucans and others. Monkeys, a jaguar, caiman, turtles, tapirs, and other four legged cats etc. not a large area. Can be done in...More

Thank Itivdleq
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is not like the zoos I have visited in the United States, but it was still interesting to see some animals I have not seen before. The parrots and macaws were my favorite. The monkeys were interesting as there were several different species. Learned...More

Thank Vonnie J
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Some of the exhibits are quite good, but many are dissapointing however you do get a chance to see a jaguar and other animals. Unfortunately the jaguars are bored and in dissapointing cages, which really need some attention. There are other animals and birds you...More

Thank Anthony S
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savannah88
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Response from clouisep |
No. It is not. You must take a taxi from downtown.
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