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Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin)

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Address: Koningin Astridplein 26, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 3 202 45 40
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 am
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

Large, well-defined zoo which houses a variety of species from giraffes to...

Large, well-defined zoo which houses a variety of species from giraffes to fish.

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So close to the beautiful railwaystation!

So close to the beautiful railwaystation! If you like to see inspiring pictures of my visit in Antwerp check: YouTube Liesbeth Dewerchin Creative videos!!!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Antwerp
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54 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Zoo after many many years. I was surprised how nice it felt again and al the changes that have been made in the past 10 years. Well organized, maintained and also all the restaurants are good. I would recommend it to everyone!

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10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So close to the beautiful railwaystation! If you like to see inspiring pictures of my visit in Antwerp check: YouTube Liesbeth Dewerchin Creative videos!!!!

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116 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It can take about 2 to 3 hours to visit all the attractions. The zoo is very beautiful, and they take good care of it. I paid 24 EUR for the visit. It was in a cold and rainy day, so some of the animals were hiding because of the weather. But it was worth it. I suggest that you... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo, like much of the city, is being remodeled. Beautiful grounds represent civic pride and care for animals in their environment.

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Brussels, Belgium
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Animals are seemingly happy (but i'm no expert). The pens and cages are clean and so were the pathways for visitors. My toddler loved it and even had an amazing time 'communicating' with a chimp, playing peek-a-boo through the glass. I am essentially opposed to zoos... But to give my toddler the chance to see some more exotic animals in... More 

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Lier
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

With London zoo, the oldest zoo in the world. They recently made some huge changes, opened up a new restaurant with spectacular views on the zoo. A must see when visiting Antwerp!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Situated in the center of the city, right next to the central station. Not small, not really big either. Many animals - like the felines - are in spaces that are way too small and they continuously keep on running the same patterns through their cages. They do their best I guess but in the end there are animals that... More 

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Thank ruud p
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

One of the oldest zoos, Antwerp Zoo has great exhibits for all ages. You are welcomed into the zoo with different animal sculptures and mosaics then can walk around to the see the different exhibits with the different aquatic species, birds, and mammals from various regions.

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Thank Maryam F
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We weren't going to visit the zoo as we thought it would be small and not worth the entrance fee; but as we were trying to stay close to the train station decided to give it a go. We loved it. It felt so much bigger than we expected and had several distinct areas.Hard to say which area we enjoyed... More 

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Thank Frenchfrosties
Leuven, Belgium
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Decent zoo, kids have a lot of fun. To me the price seems a bit too much expensive co considering what is offered and other european's structures

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