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Botanical Garden and Zoo (Jardin Botanico y Zoologico)

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Artigas y Av Primer presidente, Asuncion, Paraguay
+595 21 290 269
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Odd Collection

If you like to see tucans housed with turtles, this is the zoo for you. Like a lot of things in... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Longwood, Florida
Better described as a large park

We did not visit the zoo but just spent time meandering this large tree covered & grass park... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Darrel J
Perth, Australia
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+595 21 290 269
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you like to see tucans housed with turtles, this is the zoo for you. Like a lot of things in Paraguay, the zoo is a bit unusual. They do have a nice collection of big cats.... tigers, panthers, and lions. And there are the...More

2  Thank Matheus007
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We did not visit the zoo but just spent time meandering this large tree covered & grass park Don't come expecting a botanical garden with flower beds & name plates describing plants

1  Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The Botanical garden is free to enter although it wasn't what we really expected and instead was mainly just a large park. The is the natural history museum inside the park which is also free to enter and it has some interesting exhibits. However, most...More

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

If you like to visit Zoo you may appreciate some aspects of this zoo, but don't come with San Diego or Berlin in mind! It's a simple zoo, more in the history of zoological facilities of the 1920s: fenced animals. Despite of seeing that they...More

Thank Nelson C
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Unless I missed them the botanical gardens only seemed to have trees and shrubs with very few flowers. The zoo was upsetting as the animals did not have much space. It is a difficult decision whether to visit a Zoo or not. My money helps...More

2  Thank JosephineSalvador
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is a very well cared garden in Asuncion worth paying the entry fee for parking -about a dollar or two- and you can stroll under the shade of nice trees and flowers. I was surprised to find out that many people skip this place...More

1  Thank DanteMR
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

It is a good place to discover in Asunción... it is a big park to spend some time or play outdoor sports. In the Zoo you can check usual animals and must look for Elephant, lions, tigers, hippo and more local species...

Thank Julián O
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Leopard, jaguar, panther, lion, lioness, leopard (not a cheetah if you can distinguish), fox and tiger are all in the same zoo. You can see black cartoon bird with big yellow beak "toco toucan" in this zoo. Also there are local animals that are not...More

1  Thank Sezin T
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We weren't sure what to expect from the zoo after reading other reviews here, so we were pleasantly surprised. It was quiet during the week but even as the first people there we felt very safe walking around (they've installed cameras and there are lots...More

3  Thank HCBee
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

The zoo has started a reorganization and improvement project of all cages. They're getting bigger and greener! Also, from now on all the animals' main characteristics are explained on signs.

2  Thank Arthuro S
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