Artis Royal Zoo

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Set in a large park, the Artis Royal Zoo is the Netherlands' oldest mainland zoo. Along with the usual stalwarts, including a baby elephant called Mumba, Artis has an 'indoor rainforest' full of nocturnal creatures and a 120-year-old aquarium.

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Venue name: Artis Royal Zoo
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Address: Plantage Kerklaan 38-40
Amsterdam

Opening hours: Open Apr 1-Oct 31, 9am-6pm; Nov 1-Mar 31, 9am-5pm
Transport: Tram 6, 9, 14
Price: Admission €18.95; €17.50 over-65s; €15.50 3s-9s; free under-3s.

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In honesty I am not great with Zoo's and a big believer in the animals should run free! :)

Although I would say their aquarium is very good and you can walk through the bird and nocturnal animal houses.

The big cats looked like they could do with some more space, but in general the animals look happy and well looked after. The Zoo is located on tram line 9 approx 15 mins from the central station.