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“So much fun” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Artis Zoo

Artis Zoo
Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, 1018 CZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
020/523-3400
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Artis Zoo, just to the east of central Amsterdam, provides a good deal for children.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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“So much fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Really wonderful canteen style restaurant at the back near the giraffes- the zoo is a lovely place to spend the morning and lunchtime!
A little pricey but well worth it. Don't buy a map, good sign posts, you won't need one

Visited January 2014
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“A lovely day out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

A great day out, we spent a full day here and had a lovely time. A great collection of animals, including an aquarium, bug house and reptile house. Had lunch in the restaurant, which was a bit pricey but that is to be expected in large attractions like this.

Visited November 2013
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“Amazing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Amazing zoo! :):):) must go to if visiting amsterdam! So many different animals and species and an amazing aquarium!!!

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“Worth a visit.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This is well maintained zoo, with a good collection. I especially enjoyed the butterfly house, and small mammal house. However, it suffers from the same problem as many city zoos, which is lack of space, and I would be happier to see some of the animals (elephants, wolves, etc) moved to an institution which can provide them with more appropriate enclosures.

Visited February 2014
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“Great visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Great visit to Artis - really professional and non-commercialised. Animals look really well taken care of and staff really friendly and helpful.
Must check out the Apes and chimpanzees - great visit overall. Money well spent and great value

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