Zoo of the City of Buenos Aires

The Buenos Aires Zoo is in the Palermo Square Italy Square. It was opened in 1888 and since 1991 has private management. With its 18 hectares populated with centenary trees, it is an important lung of the city.

A visit to this Zoo is an ideal walk to do with children, because it has a plan of activities that are carried out especially for the creation of ecological awareness in the little ones. But the elderly also enjoy the excursion for its scientific hierarchy and the richness of local inhabitants. The Zoo also has a Wildlife Conservation Center in danger of extinction.

It is the hostel of 2,500 copies of 350 species of animals who live in a field populated by sculptures and some replica buildings of historical buildings made in the 19th century, such as the Temple of Vesta or the Temple of the Goddess Numaschi of Mumbai, which were declared Historical Heritage. The idea was to connect animals with emblematic buildings of their countries of origin.

The Visiting hours It is from Tuesday to Sunday and holidays from 10 to 17 hours. The General Admission It costs $ 15 (€ 3) and does not include attractions ($ 7.50 or € 1.40 each). The Passport Savings, of $ 22 (€ 4) entitles you to visit the Aquarius, the Reptilary, the Rainforest and the Boat Trip on the lake. The children up to 12 enter free.

The Zoo offers day and night guided tours. Book and buy via phone +54 11 4011 9999. Caregivers organize talks so that visitors can learn more about animals. There’s also courses and art competitions throughout the year aimed at children.

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