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Address: Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, 1018 CZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 020/523-3400
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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I live in the UK and this is the best zoo I've ever been too! Not just because of the animals, but because of all the scenery and relaxing atmosphere etc. Definitely worth a visit!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I live in the UK and this is the best zoo I've ever been too! Not just because of the animals, but because of all the scenery and relaxing atmosphere etc. Definitely worth a visit!

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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful time we had in this park and zoo! Everything is well maintained. The animals are well kept. You can watch them being fed (times posted - we liked the seal lion the best). Clean. Quiet. Plants well kept - tulips were still blooming when we visited in early May. Some small sculptures scattered around. We lacked having... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Easy to get to by tram, if buy a city pass is free, nicely laid out for walking around. Particularly enjoyed the walk through butterfly house. Has a good mix of indoor and outdoor exhibits with plenty to keep children interested.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great for everyone, has everything you would want for a great day out including play areas and places to eat! Highly recommended.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Its center city location makes it easy to get to, or walk to. The grounds are charming, with topiary trees and beautiful floral plantings. But its an old style zoo - the animals, though very close, are in small areas, small cages, etc. The zoos small size and easy access can also result in a big crowd on a warm... More 

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Solin, Splitsko-Dalmatinska, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The zoo is placed in city center (walking distance). It has great layout, offers much for the money (zoo, aquarium and planetarium). It has many places to rest, take a drink or grab a snack. You can be here whole day with you family.

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

great place to be with the whole family even on a rainy day you can visit the planetarium or the aquarium etc.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A great place to unwind . Education combined with unwinding in a nature resurve in the midle of Amsterdam

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Easily the most disappointing Zoo I have ever visited. Animals housed in miserable cramped conditions, whereas plenty of space given to (practically deserted) restaurants, and facilities for human visitors. What ever happened to the concept that a Zoo was for the animals welfare? Shame on the Artis Zoo Director, and on the citizens of the Netherlands for permitting the animals... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The zoo was incredible! The gardens were well maintained and it was beautiful to wander around: you would occasionally forget that you were in a zoo until your stumbled across another animal enclosure, it was so well presented. Definitely go exploring in the different "Houses" - you can read all about insects; fish; etc and learn all about their species.... More 

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