Chapultepec Park and Zoo in Mexico City. Closed on Monday. But it was closed for renovations. It has the typical zoo animals and our family enjoyed it. It is a wonderful mix of museum, botanical garden, and zoo, with lots on offer. Chivatito s/n, Col. Bosque de Chapultepec I Sección. (Zoológico Alfonso L. Herrera AKA as the Place of the Cheap Dates). Hours 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday. BTW the zoo has free admission. Giant pandas, California condors and Mexican wolfs are a few of the unique animals that can be found here. Chapultepec Park Zoo (Parque Zoológico de Chapultepec) is in the eastern section of Chapultepec Park, s. of Paseo de la Reforma off Calzada Chivatito (near the National Museum of Anthropology). I know - I'll go to the zoo! Located in Chapultepec Park, this zoo houses nearly 2,000 animals. I recall a previous visit to the Guadalajara zoo, with its impressive nocturnal animal building. Families could easily spend a few hours or the whole day here. Chapultepec Park is the oldest park on the continent and has an important role in the community and life here. The Chapulín hill, also known as Chapultepec, has an ancient heritage full of multicultural diversity. 11850, Polanco-Chapultepec in detail It is considered the national zoo and is one of the best in Latin America. Chicago 42 contributions 59 helpful votes. The most visited-part of Chapultepec Park is the Alfonso L. Herrera Zoo, with 5.5 million visitors annually. Historia del zoológico; Dirección General de Zoológicos y Vida Silvestre; Sala de prensa 23 reviews of Zoológico de Chapultepec "In visiting the sprawling Chapultepec Park in 1986, I wanted to see Chapultepec Castle. No-one ever called me a dummy. By the time we were heading out to the museum, it was time for lunch. Honestly, these ten things to do in Chapultepec Park are just the tip of the iceberg. Every zoo has its specialties. Visit Chapultepec Park in Mexico City With This Guide. All reviews huge park central park chapultepec castle green space great park botanical gardens vendors selling anthropological museum street vendors nice walk latin america street food zoo lakes squirrels trees paths attractions stroll paddle sunday acres. Other than snack stands, the closest place to get food was the zoo in Chapultepec Park. NoGoGuy wrote a review Oct 2020. Cost Free The Chapultepec Zoo is not especially large, but it has more pandas - seven - than any zoo outside of China. So we headed into the madness of the park, and D and Little N ended up waiting for M to get a pizza from inside the zoo. The oldest urban park in the Americas. This park makes up nearly 60% of the green space in Mexico City, at 686 hectares.