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ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo

#18 of 516 things to do in Amsterdam Features Animals
Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, 1018 CZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 900 2784796
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Stroll among the shady trees, admire the diversity of plants and animals, travel to the stars, enjoy our heritage. Visit ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo and experience nature right in the city centre.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, 1018 CZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Plantage & the East
+31 900 2784796
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Reviewed June 12, 2016

Very nice zoo, the animals seem to have lost og space and healthy enviroment. Losts of animals to see. Nice food in the restaurant by the giraffes.

Thank Marius S
Reviewed June 10, 2016

The visit to the artis Zoo should be planned on a clear preferably sunny day. There is a variety of animals and the most attractive are the gorillas and the Meerkats (so sweet). The place is very clean and great for children. The price is...More

Thank 121,287
Reviewed June 9, 2016

Every time I travel I try to get to the location's zoo. This is one of the better zoos that I have been to. The day we went, it was bright and sunny out. All of the animals were out and up close. They have...More

Thank Marianne R
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I love animals and i adore going to the zoo. It was amazing and i wish we had the kids with us. It was very hot outside when we visited and the animals were also obviously pretty hot. You get a map with your ticket...More

2  Thank Gudrun B
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Really great day out. A little expensive but the aquirium was amazing and you can go into a green room with monkeys.

Thank Emma M
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We made the trek to the zoo with our two year old. There were many animals and exhibits and the information provided was in English and Dutch. There were lots of play places for kids and great viewing site lines for the younger ones. I...More

Thank superliz14
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

For €21 euros you get to see so much different species, it's great. Only problems was the size of some of the enclosures (especially lions and elephants) and the sea lion/penguin tank was filthy Other than that, it was an awesome day out!

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

I had a great time going to the zoo with my dad. We went to the royal zoo and also Micropia. Micropia is definitely a must if you're going to the Artis Zoo. The food at the small zoo cafe had good food and a...More

1  Thank AdrienneHein
Reviewed June 8, 2016

Good collection of flora and fauna in Artis Zoo. Some of the sections are under renovation/addition. Children would like it.

Thank Sanjay Kumar S
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Although is was raining lightly we had a great afternoon. Several indoor displays such as the butterflies and the reptiles and the seals are very enjoyable. I have been wanting to do this for years and glad I finally did.

Thank Elizabeth T
Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
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May 1, 2017|
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Response from bimmerfun | Reviewed this property |
Artis, for sure.
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Response from ʚϊɞ Michelle H | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not
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December 18, 2016|
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Response from ZUHEIR M | Reviewed this property |
9 to 17 but Hours Might differ in Christmas Day. In advanced, Merry Christmas!