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ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo

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Van Gogh Museum

Artis Zoo and Van Gogh Museum are both recommended by professional travelers. On balance, Van Gogh Museum is the choice of most writers compared to Artis Zoo. Van Gogh Museum comes in at 97 with recommendations from 12 reviewers like Fodor's, Frommer's and Lonely Planet.

Artis Zoo and Van Gogh Museum are both recommended by professional travelers. On balance, Van Gogh Museum is the choice of most writers compared to Artis Zoo. Van Gogh Museum comes in at 97 with recommendations from 12 reviewers like Fodor's, Frommer's and Lonely Planet.

tripexpert score
83
#20 in Amsterdam
location

Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, 1018 CZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

endorsements
  • 5 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Artis was continental Europe's first zoo and is the world's third oldest... a good family day out. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    If you're at a loss for what to do with the kids, Artis is a safe bet -- more than a million visitors a year agree. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The oldest zoo on the European continent, Artis has an alphabet soup of wildlife: alligators, birds, chimps and so on up to zebras. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    The zoo is home to some 6000 animals (nearly 1200 species)... a geological museum (Geologisch Museum) provides an overview of the history of the planet. Full Review →

  • 61

    The Telegraph

    Laid out in grand style in 1838, Artis Royal Zoo (the ‘royal’ refers to its charter, not its inhabitants) is the oldest public zoo in continental Europe. Full Review →

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98
#1 in Amsterdam

Paulus Potterstraat 7, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 13 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This remarkable light-infused building ... venerates the short, certainly not sweet, but highly productive career of everyone's favorite tortured 19th-century artist. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    More than 200 paintings by Vincent van Gogh (1853-90), along with nearly every sketch, print, etching, and piece of correspondence the artist ever produced. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The Van Gogh Museum is one of Amsterdam’s must-sees. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    The Van Gogh Museum's library has a wealth of reference material – some 35,000 books and articles – for serious study. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The experience is unforgettable. Full Review →

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