The zoo is large and the animals well cared for but my main interest was the botanical garden which has plantings of native plants such as palms, begonias, bromeliads and others along with well thought out displays.
This is a lovely place to spend a few hours near to Pampulha. There are regular buses from the centre of Belo Horizonte, which take about 45 minutes; otherwise the whole place is accessible by car. On the West side are botanical gardens, including some greenhouses focussing on Brazilian biomes (caatinga, cerrado); a bromeliad house, and displays of palms, cacti... 更多
Due to a full weeks schedule, we arrived at the zoo about 2 hours before closing.Wish we could have stayed longer. The zoo is located on both sides of a beautifully maintained private roadway on the grounds.The animals are all a very close (but safe) distance away and watching them in their surroundings was enjoyable. The walk thru the grounds... 更多
It is worth a day trip out to the zoo and aquarium. Go early because there are crowds at the exhibits and they stop letting people in after 4pm, although it is open until 5pm. Some the the exhibits were closed, the grounds were not well maintained and there was rubble everywhere. There are some amazing animals but the suitability... 更多
Ther are hundred of animals to see, lotts of trees, its anamasing place to visit, alone or with family, or to havea romantic time..
It is a beautiful place, with hundreds of species of animals, specially birds, and it is a great place for... 更多
It is a good place to visit with kids, not worth a visit for tourists except for the birds collection... 更多