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Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Well kept gardens. The animals cages look rotted and old.

Ticket entrance is is fair. Since Morelia is still not very populous, you can walk around the zoo... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
A nice zoo, comparable to a typical large city zoo in the USA.

A zoo. Has the usual animals and amenities, and you can get a riding tour on a vehicle. A zoo is... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Ron S
Lake Crystal, Minnesota
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27 Jul 2018
“Well kept gardens. The animals cages look rotted and old.”
12 Dec 2018
“Parque zoológico, Morelia”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Calzada Juarez S/N, Morelia 58070, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

This is a very interesting zoo. It has a wide variety of wild animals. It is a family friendly place, very enjoyable!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kristina T
Reviewed 10 August 2018

If you have any compassion in your heart, this place must be truly avoided! The animals suffer terribly and it is infinitely sad to witness that. The only polar bear in the horrible facility has been suffering for more than 25 years, confined in a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank andreblas
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Ticket entrance is is fair. Since Morelia is still not very populous, you can walk around the zoo without feeling packed up or overcrowded. It has several food, beverages and snack stations. Most of the animals look comfortable but there are other that seem to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 224juancarlosb
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Regular price 25 pesos but we paid 50 each for access to zoo plus three special areas. Better to pay the 25 and pay 10 peso entrance fee at each of 3 special areas. The park area is large and many of the animal appeared...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Richard289
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A zoo. Has the usual animals and amenities, and you can get a riding tour on a vehicle. A zoo is a great place to tune up one's Spanish because the local children are excited and talkative. The zoo has a web site that publicizes...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Ron S
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We visit during the dry season and it showed. Everything looked like it does in the African savana before the rainy season, dusty and without much life. I imagine this zoo looks a lot better once it starts raining in Morelia. The animals though looked...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Most animals are in poor conditions, there is a huge Andes Condor and his cage is terribly small, some others animal are in the same poor conditions, the polar bear is green because the horrible conditions.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Leticia R
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We spent the whole day here, the kids got to touch some of the baby animals. They took nice pictures and learn about them in the theater and also saw a lot of other animals... the enchanted cabin was very fun too. Your family can...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Trip568823
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A big variety of animals and a lot to see. Quite clean and definitely a good relaxing day. Good after a night out or on a lazy day

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Mannhighmer
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