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ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo

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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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 today via mobile

Worst zoo I have been to. There are indeed plenty of animals but no where near enough space for them. It was heartbreaking seeing the MINISCULE space the lions had it actually made me cry. Some animals look depressed and i totally understand. There cannot...More

Thank Spotted_dog1987
Reviewed today via mobile

We could easily have missed the opportunity to experience this zoo. Really well laid out with a diverse collection of wildlife, all of which are well cared for and contained in spectacular enclosures. We just happened by, but once inside we did not want to...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Actually I'm not really into zoo's caged Animals don't really make my day BUT the Amsterdam Zoo is a different ball game. Yes Animals are kept in cases ( which in soms cases is quite handy) but animal welfare and sustainability are visible here. The...More

Thank remi v
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here with friends. Had a great visit with a lot of animals to be seen. We spent a few hours here and that was walking around quite quick too. I would recommend coming here if you like animals

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm not a big fan of zoos but also want my children to have the experience of seeing many of these animals up close and in person. I would call myself very selective about the zoos we visit. At ARTIS, all the animals looked comfortable,...More

Thank ClarissaS247
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pretty average zoo.. when we went we weren't that impressed, the may be because we had recently been to Burgers Zoo near Arnhem. If you have a car and an hour hit up Burgers instead of this place.

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Did not expect to find this gem in the middle of Amsterdam. Animals well tended, and enclosures spacious. The Zoo is very easily accessible by tram stopping just around the corner.

Thank Erica C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the zoo I love zoos anyway and this was no different A mix and variety of animals on show Only thing I would have changed is for the signs to be in English too

Thank ayisha007
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

- very nice zoo - well maintained - many kinds of animals - animals in good form - good places to eat - clean

Thank m-ebrahim
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this zoo to be quit good a lot of animals in open areas so you can get pretty close to them.Has a few eating points you can stop at, I recommend the one at the seals so you can relax , eat and...More

Thank Andrew K
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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8 September 2017|
Response from Beachgirl119 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't. I was visiting from the United States.
23 August 2017|
Response from turgonuk | Reviewed this property |
Parking ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo has its own parking facility. Visitors can take advantage of discount parking fees. The parking facility is only 150 meters away from the main entrance of ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo. A number... More
20 August 2017|
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Response from Gordon103 | Reviewed this property |
20.50 euros for those 10+ and 17 euros for those 3-9. 0-2 are free. These are on line prices - worth buying on line to save 1 euro per person and to beat the queue when you get there.