Questions to which this page has the answer to


Hacienda Napoles, former zoo, Colombia

Picture has been licensed under a GFDL
Permission: GNU Free Documentation License

List of facts we found about Hacienda Napoles

Hacienda Napoles (Spanish for Naples Estate) was the luxurious estate built and owned by Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in Puerto Triunfo, Antioquia (320 km NW from Bogotá). The estate covered about 20 km² of land.
Hacienda Napoles was Escobar's idea of Eden. He populated the lush green hills with elephants, giraffe, buffalo, camels and lions. A total of 700 farmhands stood to attention as their master played god.
Pablo Escobar, Welcomes Tourism to Hacienda Napoles in Colombia Hacienda Napoles: At Home With Pablo Escobar, The Narco-Traficker Who Lived In A Zoo Since the death of Colombia’s notorious Pablo Escobar in 1993, his
Pablo Esocbar's Hacienda Napoles Finca is located four hours from Medellin in the town of Doradal.
Puerto Triunfo, Colombia - Hacienda Napoles was Pablo Escobar's pleasure palace, a 5,500-acre estate where the notorious drug lord reigned over million-dollar cocaine deals, parties with underage girls and visits by shadowy men of power.
Today, Hacienda Napoles is in ruins, taken over by jungle foliage and bats. The sprawling Spanish-style mansion has been gutted, scavenged by treasure hunters looking for stashes of gold and cash buried under the floors.
of Hacienda Napoles, said she has yet to see a hippo wandering at night, though some of her neighbors have. 'The first time I see a hippo walking up here,' she said, 'I'm taking my daughter and leaving.
Hacienda Napoles in Colombia, the home of the late Pablo Escobar, lies in ruins. But now it has been reopened as a theme park, complete with its original model dinosaurs and real live hippos imported with Escobar’s cocaine billions. Classy.
Hacienda Napoles, the drug baron's version of the biblical ark, has since fallen into ruins. Its name is barely readable on the concrete arch at the beginning of the drive.
Hacienda Napoles: At home with Pablo Escobar, the drug baron who lived in a zoo = Since the death of the notorious cocaine supplier, his estate has fallen into disrepair.
Anyone make it over to Hacienda Napoles from Medellin? Is it difficult? Is it worth it? 4.
Hacienda Napoles / Cali Zoo / More Zoos in Colombia...
Hacienda Napoles was once the playground of the world's most notorious druglord, a bacchanalian expression of criminal wealth and power, but today it stands as a monument to his extinction.
Out at Hacienda Napoles, his rural retreat, nostalgia is blossoming. At the entrance, Escobar used to display, on a pedestal, the single-engine Piper Cub plane which flew his first cocaine shipments.
Hacienda Napoles, the former estate of the wealthiest drug lord in history, Pablo Escobar. The 5,500-acre estate was home to million-dollar cocaine deals, parties with underage girls, and meetings with shadowy politicians, but has recently re-opened as an odd Jurassic Park-zoo meets surreal Neverland.
of 2008, the hippos of Hacienda Napoles were still roaming the site along with the visitors, who poked through the rapidly disintegrating mansion, admired the life-size sculptures of fighting dinosaurs, and played on the land which had once inspired such fear.
The Hacienda Napoles is a sprawling estate which once belonged to Pablo Escobar, one of the most feared members of the Medellin drug cartel in Colombia.
In 2007, Hacienda Napoles was opened as a theme park, catering to the curious visitors who had already been poking around the site for years.