A great panorama to get to know the animal world up close.
The Zoo is one of the main attractions that the Parquemet, where can you visit more than 1,000 animals and learn about the importance of conservation of wild species.
It was founded in 1925 under the name of the National Zoological Garden and the first animals moved from the old Quinta Normal Zoo, and then from the cities of Mendoza and Buenos Aires.
What to see at the National Zoo?
This zoo has very complete facilities, with more than 150 species of animals in an area of 4.8 hectares of enclosure. In addition, it has a veterinary clinic, nutrition center and animal training and rescue programs. It also has a Zoo Cine, where they show documentaries to learn about the animal world.
The mission of this place is to inspire you to experience diversity and learn the importance of keeping biodiversity in balance. Here they give you enough importance to the national fauna, so you will find animals such as the Humboldt penguin, pudú, Chilean flamingo, among others. You can also visit the classics such as the elephant, African lion, Bengal tiger, chimpanzee and other species from other countries.
How to get to the National Zoo?
The National Zoo is on the San Cristóbal hill and the easiest way to enter is by taking the Santiago Funicular and descending in the Zoo Station.In addition, this way you add an even more complete panorama, enjoying a trip with a panoramic view in this heritage elevator.
paTo buy tickets to the National Zoo you must go directly to the Web page of Parquemet.
You can visit this attraction from Tuesday to Sunday.