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