Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin), Antwerp

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View animal habitats as 19th-century travelers did at Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin), the oldest zoo in the country. Established in 1843, the zoo originally reflected director Jacques Kets' vision to promote the zoological and botanical sciences. Over the years the attraction added primates, African species, and a sampling of animals from almost every environment. In the 20th century, the zoo was updated with larger habitats that mimic the animal's home. Hippos, penguins, sea lions, and elephants all have public feeding times; pick up a printed schedule of feedings and caretaker chats from the ticket kiosk. To keep you energized, there are two sit-down restaurants and picnic areas where you can enjoy your own lunch. Purchase tickets onsite or online. Visit the zoo's website for seasonal ticket promotions. Free wheelchairs and special tours for visitors with decreased mobility are available upon request. By using our Antwerp day trip site , you can arrange your visit to Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin) and other attractions in Antwerp.
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  • The location of this zoo is located right in front of the main station of Antwerp. A collection of interesting and unique-breeding unique, today's broad enough to simply relax, too. Opening hours until 6 p.m. jm.
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  • Do you need a break from the crowded city? The Antwerp Zoo is the right place to visit. Last week I learned that this zoo was the first zoo on earth to show okapi's to it's visitors. By now you can se...  more »
  • the Antwerp Zoo is a unique experience. By very slim build is on a very limited surface a beautiful garden, where most animals a surprising stay. Everything is well maintained. A must for stays to Antwerp.
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