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ARTIS

icon-location-red Popular Zoo In Amsterdam

5.00/5 - (1 Votes)

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, 1018 CZ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Opening Hours

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Varies

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Turah Rai
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"To make the most of your visit to ARTIS in Amsterdam, arrive early in the morning before the crowds and head straight to the Micropia exhibit to witness the fascinating world of microorganisms up close and personal. Don't forget to grab a map at the entrance, as the park is vast and can be easy to get lost in!"

ARTIS: Amsterdam's Premier Attraction

ARTIS, located in the heart of Amsterdam, is a must-visit destination for nature and animal enthusiasts. Spanning over 14 hectares, this historic zoo offers a unique and educational experience for visitors of all ages.

Discover the History of ARTIS

Dating back to 1838, ARTIS is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. Originally established as a scientific institution, it has evolved into a beloved attraction that combines conservation, research, and entertainment. Over the years, ARTIS has played a significant role in the preservation and study of various animal species.

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Explore the Enchanting Exhibits

  • Aquarium: Dive into the depths of marine life at the ARTIS Aquarium. With over 1,000 species on display, including mesmerizing coral reefs and majestic sharks, it provides a captivating underwater experience.

  • Planetarium: Embark on a celestial journey at the ARTIS Planetarium. Discover the wonders of the universe through captivating shows and interactive exhibits that are both educational and awe-inspiring.

  • Butterfly Pavilion: Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of butterflies as you wander through the lush tropical gardens of the ARTIS Butterfly Pavilion. Witness the vibrant colors and delicate beauty of these fascinating creatures up close.

  • African Savanna: Step into the wilderness and encounter African wildlife at the ARTIS African Savanna. Observe majestic elephants, graceful giraffes, and powerful lions in their natural habitat.

Engage in Extraordinary Experiences

ARTIS offers more than just exhibits – it provides visitors with the opportunity to engage in extraordinary experiences. Join a guided tour to learn fascinating facts about the animals, or participate in interactive feeding sessions to get up close and personal with various species.

Relax and Rejuvenate

After a day of exploration, take a moment to relax in the tranquil surroundings of ARTIS. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the picturesque gardens, or savor a delicious meal at one of the on-site restaurants, offering a variety of cuisines to suit every palate.

A Memorable Experience

ARTIS promises an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. 

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Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a break from the bustling city, ARTIS offers a captivating and enriching escape into the world of animals and nature in the heart of Amsterdam.

Frequently asked questions

What is ARTIS?

ARTIS is a zoo located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is the oldest zoo in the Netherlands, opened in 1838.

What are the opening hours of ARTIS?

ARTIS is open every day from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

What animals can be found in ARTIS?

ARTIS houses a wide variety of animals including elephants, giraffes, lions, penguins, gorillas, and many more.

Are there any educational programs or guided tours in ARTIS?

Yes, ARTIS offers educational programs and guided tours for visitors of all ages. These programs provide insights into the animal kingdom and conservation efforts.

Is there any parking available at ARTIS?

No, ARTIS does not have its own parking facilities. However, there are several paid parking areas nearby where visitors can park their vehicles.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, 1018 CZ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Opening Hours

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Varies

Find it on google maps