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Address: Avenida Sao Jorge, 750 | Sao Jorge, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69033-000, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 92 2125 6402

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Well mantainance

The zoo was very nice and well mantained. The animals were well taken care off. Nice place to visit with your kids and family.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

CIGS was easily accessible in central Manaus. I believe i became familar with the zoo and military compound after the unfortunate death of their jaguar Juma during the Olympic Torch relay ceremony. This did not have to happen and Rio Olympic committee failed to honour this resident that so symbolizes Brasil - but that is another story. The Onca (... More 

Thank chrisevans1313
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo was very nice and well mantained. The animals were well taken care off. Nice place to visit with your kids and family.

Thank Atacho
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17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This zoo is located next to the Brazil military base. The military runs the zoo. It's a nice zoo. All the animals are native to Brazil. If you're Manaus and need some time to kill, try the zoo.

Thank Devon M
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of monkeys, macaus and exotic cats. Aquarium is small but the bug and butterfly area is decent. Signage is good not great. Musa amazonia is much better. This should be your third choice for a zoo (after impa).

Thank mhawxhu2
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

As you first walk into the zoo it is a bit disappointing. Several Buildings not open. Some areas not inviting to sit and relax in (which is what zoos in North America are like)Walk further and it gets better. Beautiful birds on display. Snakes. Monkey area is very nice. The jaguar area is under construction. You can see the elevated... More 

Thank Aeropeeper
Miami, Florida
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Was a great relaxing stop... Enjoyed the animals... Not a full day event... Not the San Diego Zoo... but much more enjoyable than expected... Not a large park.

Thank Happy H
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The name of the zoo is Centro De Instrucao De Guerra Na Selva Divisao Veternaria or CIGS Zoological for short. So not to confuse, there is also a small zoo on the grounds of Hotel Tropical out by Ponta Negra and also the INPA-Bosque da Ciencia (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisa da Amazonia) which is approximately 30 minutes north of downtown... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This zoo was part of a "highlights of Manaus" tour, offered by our cruise line. We couldn't wait to leave. There are very few animals, and the ones we did see, have horrible living conditions. If there was a way for me to give this zoo a negative number of dots, on tripadvisor, I would do so. Eight months later,... More 

Thank JJRuchotzke
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Only come here if you have extra time and nothing to do. Entrance costs R$5,00. You see some animals but its not that great. This could one day be an epic place but until then, avoid it.

Thank cazac8
Coral Springs, Florida
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

If you are in manaus, take an afternoon and go visit the zoo! You'll be glad you did! It's not a huge place, but it does let you see how these animals are cared for with so much love! You can take great pictures with the animals at their natural habitat!

Thank renatallanes

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