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“Lovely way to spend a day!” 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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Ranked #22 of 306 Attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Zoos
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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 older children, Activities for young children
Kells, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Lovely way to spend a day!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Very well laid out zoo with so many interesting animals. I particularly like the way there is a butterfly pavillion and aquarium included. Definately worth the €20 entry fee. Being a big cat lover though, the only visible cats were the lions, although it was a cold day so perhaps the tigers etc were kept in. I loved that you could watch the sea lions underwater...

Visited February 2014
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic Day out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Some of the cages are small, but they are increasing the cage sizes. The best part of this zoo is the wide range of animals they have and the close proximity. It is a really enjoyable day out also has an aquarium.

Visited February 2014
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“Great zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Visited while staying in amsterdam with my boyfriend. Approx 20 euro entrance fee. Huge range of animals and also a planetarium, zoological museum and aquarium (which the entrance fee covers). We left it a bit late in the day to go and only had 2 hours to get around everything before the zoo closed which really wasn't enough - I would recommend at least 3.5 hours to allow time to get around everything without rushing. We didn't have time for the museum or planetarium. I would go again if I was in amsterdam.

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Sheffield
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“Loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Went to the zoo for valentines... Got in for free with our amsterdam city card :)
Good day out me and my boyfriend enjoyed it! Deffinatley worth going

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“Valentines treat ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Went to the zoo with my boyfriend on valentines and it was lovely. Big selection of animals and we spent hours wandering about.

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