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Artis Zoo  



 
 
One of the oldest zoos in Europe, Artis was opened in 1835 and has a very beautiful old setting with terrific gardens. Most of the animal housing units have thankfully been modernised since. There are some fantastic playgrounds and a good restaurant. This zoo is not too big but has truly a lot to offer, with plenty of interior fun for rainy days as well.
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Artis Zoo Amsterdam
The Royal Artis Zoo is a pretty, quaint, 19th century patch of green in the middle of the city which makes it a great place to relax and get away from the hustle and ...

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"Genuine review of artis zoo!"
Visited artis zoo on a sunny afternoon in earley September and what can I say apart from wow! I currently live 1 mile from the number 1 zoo in the uk and...
Written by Budgetbackpacker13, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Underwhelming zoo, spoilt by uncontrolled children"
We went on a Friday in April and had been really looking forward to going. Having seen other reviews and talk of the size of the zoo I'd say we were...
Written by John P, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"A zoo in the city center"
A nice and very clean zoo. They have a very large variety of species and a lot of birds are free and walking on the alley. Special show with lemurians!!!...
Written by edimitriev, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Great day out."
Lovely zoo a lot bigger than expected and soon to be bigger as they're expanding on their elephant enclosure
Written by katrina h, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Awesome zoo!"
Over all the zoos within The Netherlands, I prefer this one. It is a wonderful place with great architecture, nice respectful exhibits and it is huge!...
Written by Geert v, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Well kept creatures"
We visited on a rather damp morning, but there was plenty to keep us occupied. The animals looked well-cared for with play opportunities and scope for...
Written by Christine S, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Not too big. Not too small."
We very much enjoyed visiting this zoo. It was just the right size to spend a couple of hours walking around. We found it to be well laid out, with...
Written by platzyVancouver, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Wonderful fun in the sun"
We absolutely loved the zoo, spend a beautiful sunny day wandering it's beautiful garden party's and well kept animal attractions.
Written by Foxandthehen, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"A very nice place to spend a day with the kids"
Took my kids here to spend a day. Had a wee bit of trouble finding it (we took the tram) but a friendly local pointed us in the right direction. A big...
Written by Neil J, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Amsterdam"
The zoo was a great way to spend the afternoon, we were impressed by the size of the zoo and the variety of different animals to learn about. Well worth...
Written by Jen C, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Wildlife in the centre (well nearly) of Town"
Much bigger in area than I had imagined, some enclosures are quite small but overall well laid out and worth a visit, highlights were the aquarium and the...
Written by Jim D, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Zoo in a beautiful Garden."
75 Euro for a family ticket. I asked the young man at the kiosk that they'd need to have Dodos for that. No Dodos but we weren't disappointed. The...
Written by Supernova238, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Very well laid out zoo"
Was there on a sunday so lots of families great cos very sunny and butterfly bit very colourful and peaceful
Written by rosaline f, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Review of the Artists Zoo"
The zoo is easy to find and tickets are bought outside for just under €21. A map is offered for an extra €2. I would have thought that the map would...
Written by Owen H, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Great zoo !"
Very clean zoo with lots to see. Some cages do look a little on the small side however all seem to look great. Lots of things for the kifs to do play...
Written by pixieboo23, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Nice zoo for a day out"
Zoo was nice, but very expensive for what you get/see versus other European zoos. Not very informative, but lovely place to walk around in and great on a...
Written by Alex O, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"The wild life clos to your eyes"
The variety of animals and the structure of the zoo make this visit very nice. the buterflyes room made my day very pleasant. the animal are kept in good...
Written by Marius G, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"The best zoo"
I've been here many times, pretty much on every Amsterdam visit. It is not the largest zoo in the world, but it is well situated and planned out and...
Written by ncaa007, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Nice Zoo, beautiful grounds"
While I am not a fan of seeing animals in captivity, we went to this zoo because my daughter wanted to go. The grounds are incredibly beautiful and most...
Written by Megslc, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Wonderful zoo"
Having not planned to visit a zoo on our Amsterdam trip,we were more than pleasantly surprised to find it having taken tram 9 to the plantage area. What...
Written by 970linda, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"A perfect Zoo"
It's maintained very well with not only a large variety of animals, but also various plants, flowers and restaurants. It's located quite centrally...
Written by Roma M, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Great zoo"
We visted on a sunday morning on a hot and sunny day the zoo is well maintained and the animals looked well looked after.
Written by Thackhamclan, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Amazing day out!"
This was the best day we had of our visit, all the animals are amazing and the cafe that is near the centre was very nice and had lots of choice. The only...
Written by 76kirsty95, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"A must do / see on a warm sunny day!"
Lovely zoo with all the usual animals that you would expect. There is a butterfly room which I have never experienced before until now! best to go first...
Written by chanellegroat, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Great Place"
A good place to spend the day with the family. it contains a very good variety of animals. the place is clean and very organized with some human friendly...
Written by Ahmed_Ihab, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Lovely day out!!"
Had an amazing time at the zoo when we visited Amsterdam in February. We bought the iAmsterdam card for our 5 day break and used it loads on the trams....
Written by Lucy G, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Beautoful"
As a massive lover of all animals I fall in love at every zoo! This one in particular would attract me back in a heart beat! A really beautiful place with...
Written by Georgie T, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"A fantastic zoo... Love it!"
This zoo is awesome and 17 Euro entry fee isn't to expensive either. There are so many animals to see that I can't even begin to explain! There...
Written by RobArmstrong666, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"One of the best ZOO in the world!"
Beautiful, clean and well organize Zoo. A must visit. They have a lot of animals and sea life. I love the aquarium with see life and a lot of corals.
Written by popirimie, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Any day all weather joy"
Well laid out with a lot of care taken to ensuring maximum space for the creatures it is responsible for, Artists Zoo is my favourite zoo ever. Always...
Written by Sam M, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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