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Zoologico Nacional de Chile

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Pio Nono 289 | Parque Metropolitano de Santiago, Santiago 8320000, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You go in and can immediatly see how the animals are in very small cages/spaces. Some animals are the only ones of their species and seem very lonely and sick. It is a very depressing and stressful place with all of the people screaming and...More

Thank Karina V
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I have been to this place twice. First in the summer, and the second time in the winter. Well, I didn't know what to go to the zoo in the open air zoo wasn't a good idea at all. All animals hid in their houses...More

Thank SPb_girl_from_Irk
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Costing 2000 pesos for students and 4000 for adults it is a very cheap way to kill a few hours. The zoo is built into the hill side with about 25/30 animal enclosures. I would say that generally the conditions are nice for many of...More

Thank travellingjacko
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Santiago Zoo is located very close to Baquedano metro station, not sure why but google maps shows almost no roads to get there, but just take metro line 1 and get down in Baquedano station, then walk for about 5 blocks, once you get there...More

2  Thank Citito
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This a very good zoo, we saw elephant, giraffe, lion, tiger, monkeys, penguin... There were a lot of animals, a good visit, mainly if you are taking kids. Pay attention to the stores that sells water and restrooms because there are a few of it....More

1  Thank AndreaRaul
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We wanted a chill activity on our last day in Santiago and decided to visit a zoo, since it was a walking distance from our hotel. We arrived close to 4 pm and stayed just a few minutes passed 6pm, was a perfect time, not...More

Thank Ivanna K
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a nice zoo, well maintained with a good variety of species. It draws attention to how close you can get to many of the animals. The ticket to get in and most of the food carts only accept payment in cash (or local...More

Thank folivetti
Reviewed 22 August 2017

An average zoo but there are some animal what is only live in Chile, for example Nandu and Pudu, or Humboldt Pinguin. The location is in the hill, so you can use funicular to reach the zoo, or walk but up to the hill, so...More

1  Thank traveliguana
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is your typical old style zoo, where the animals are in cages that are too small. These types of zoo's depress me and I feel awful for the animals that are in there. If you are looking for something to do with the kids,...More

2  Thank mtngirl38
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The zoo is not that big but it has nice collection of animal. And there is a nice small cable way which gives you a good view on Santiago valley and snowy mountains around.

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Response from Abdul M | Reviewed this property |
Good afternoon. August is a good time to be at the zoo. The weather helps if you don´t mind the slight cold climate. It is actually fun and not hot and sticy. Here is a video from youtube about the polar bear hope this... More
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