Locally known as the Plantage, the Artis Zoo is somewhat of an oasis in the centre of Amsterdam and a must for children and other animal lovers. Boasting over 700 species of animals and 200 species of local and exotic trees, many of which are on the verge of extinction, the Artis Zoo will captivate and amaze visitors of all ages.
Address: Plantage Kerklaan 38-40
Telephone: (0)20 523 3400
Opening times: 1 April to 31 October: Open daily from 9am to 6pm; 1 November to 31 March: Open daily from 9am to 5pm
Admission: €18.95 (adults); €15.50 (children); €17.50 (senior 65+). Concessions are available. Ticket also provides admission to Planetarium, Geological Museum, Aquarium and Zoological Museum