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Zoo of the city of Barranquilla

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Calle 77 68-40, Barranquilla 080014, Colombia
+57 5 3600314
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Some locals discouraged us from visiting the zoo but we enjoyed it. It has many Colombian native... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Joseph F
washington dc
No need to spend time here.

I went there only because my guide took me there, many of the animal have small cages, to be honest... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Jehnson J
Dallas, Texas
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Calle 77 68-40, Barranquilla 080014, Colombia
+57 5 3600314
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Some locals discouraged us from visiting the zoo but we enjoyed it. It has many Colombian native animals. The exhibit space is a bit small but the place is generally clean and well run.

Thank Joseph F
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I went there only because my guide took me there, many of the animal have small cages, to be honest was kinda depressing to see those animals in bad conditions of course it is a Zoo and they should be on their on habitat. I...More

2  Thank Jehnson J
Reviewed 9 August 2016

not many fancy animals. When i visited they had an old elephant, female lions, a tiger. Many nice types of small monkeys.

Thank Tullio P
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I was the last month with my family. Perhaps the zoo is small, it has a good quantity of animals. My daughter was happy and she enjoy the farm, and the lions.

Thank Liseth O
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Always a good place to visit, great for kids and whole family. Not huge but had enough to see. Check it out!

Thank dave l
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Really nice place to spend time and know more about nature and everything, try to visit early becouse the temperature in Barranquilla is quite high and you will not enjoy the visit as you must

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 8 May 2016

You can tell they need to better take care of their animals, they look malnutritioned and depressed, very small cages and the background music gets on your nerves, can imagine why the animals look so bad if they need to listen to that music all...More

2  Thank Colin Kent B
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The zoo is small but you can go and see a variety of animals, I went with my son he was 3 at the time and he enjoyed a lot !! That a sea lion, elephant, lion, monkeys and other kind of animals, there is...More

Thank sila32
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The whole place is entertaining enough for young children, the animals looked a bit sad if anything, specially the elephant but overall it's a quick visit that the young ones will like.

Thank Amarieza
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Go early if you are not a family though- because it fills up with lots of families with small children! Some of the exhibits were empty or being revamped- but we enjoyed what we did see and even though it is a small zoo- it...More

Thank Laurianna H
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