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Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec

#63 of 509 things to do in Mexico City Features Animals
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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“free zoo” (16 reviews)
“great zoo” (9 reviews)
“big zoo” (5 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 22 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 12 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 31 March 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 30 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 26 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
Reviewed 21 March 2017

After spending four hours inside the National Museum of Anthropology we thought lets hit the ZOO and see how it compares to others we have visited. Entrance is free. Security will check you bags as you enter the and I was happily surprised that they...More

Thank jfoxworthy
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Took the kids..........they enjoyed it thoroughly. Didn't expect much from the zoo........however, I was surprised. It was very clean and a lot of animals to see.

Thank Viraj K
Reviewed 1 February 2017

For a light-hearted day we ventured to the zoo with some mixed emotions, but for the most part were pleased with the size of the enclosures and environment in which the animals were kept. We were there during the week day and there were no...More

2  Thank CestLeVie
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Try to go during the work week, if you can, to avoid the ENORMOUS weekend crowds. But even if you go on weekends it is a most pleasurable experience, with an incredible variety of animals to see.

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Laura T
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22 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