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Zoologico Municipal de Curitiba

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Address: Av. Marechal Floriano Peixoto - Parque Iguacu | Alto Boqueirao, Curitiba, State of Parana, Brazil
Phone Number:
(41) 3378-1221
09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00

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Nice zoo

Nice place to spend half a day. It's very well spread out and a very large public zoo. Entry is now free and we had a great day there with the family. There are quite a few... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2014
Aftab T
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We decided to visit the zoo with our one year old daughter and we were really disappointed. The zoo is not well taken care of and the animals are put in such tight spaces there is no room for them to run, play or fly. You can tell they aren't taken care of well, their fur and feathers are matted... More 

Thank Sami K
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The Zoo was difficult to find even with a GPS. The best part was that it is FREE! There are some empty cages and most enclosures are not up-to-date with zoo current standards. There was a fair amount or native wildlife as well as some animals from Africa.

Thank oxyx1950
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Very nice large zoo. It could use a renovation, but otherwise it was pretty nice. Lots of animals and native Brazilian birds to see. No gift shops or food stands on the inside and the road going to the Curitiba Zoo is a little sketchy. Great place to go for ecoturists.

Thank Tyler S
Chicago, Illinois
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Nice place to spend half a day. It's very well spread out and a very large public zoo. Entry is now free and we had a great day there with the family. There are quite a few animals which is quite rare for a public, free zoo. A variety of monkeys, birds and cats were probably the highlight. The hippo... More 

1 Thank Aftab T
Curitiba, PR
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Very nice zoo, too bad there was only one zebra there. The road leading there is terrible. A huge park, be prepared to walk a lot!

1 Thank SeamusFlamming
Curitiba, PR
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178 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2013

Zoo Curitiba is located in the southern region of the city, and has animals from all parts of the world in its fauna.Unfortunately this Zoo needs to be renewed. I think a visit to this zoo is not worth it. Excepting if you really like seeing animals...

1 Thank Eliane L
San Francisco, California
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2012

The zoo is a bit out of town on a reserve of sorts. Most of the animals have lots of space to roam around, and it feels more like a park than a zoo. There are ponds and animals living in as natural habitats possible for a zoo.

1 Thank Hurstonp
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2012

I drove to this place and the roads to this place were the worst I have seen! Huge potholes. I came in the back way also which may have been worse but left the other way and it was just as bad. They were fixing the holes on the way out and my wife said they were getting ready for... More 

2 Thank terickson
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208 reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2012

This is a very large zoo... kids may get tired of walking... so be prepare to do stops on the way... there is snacks available and water... you will needed. The place is well maintain and is a great option to visit any de day of the week... be prepare for lines and full parking lot during the weekend.

Thank Gigika
Curitiba, PR
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63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2012

Very weel organized and maintened zoo. You have to walk a lot

Thank suzana s

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