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Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin), Antwerp

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Zoo / Aquarium
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 trip itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin) and other attractions in Antwerp.
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  • I have mixed feelings about the zoo. I understand about rehab and research but seeing thee beautiful animals caged is upsetting to begin with. That being said...Antwerp Zoo was much bigger than I thou...  more »
  • A beautiful garden, also located in full Center of the city. Still expanding, refresh every dierenpolulatie in optimal conditions.
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  • Am this weekend, everything beautiful decorated for Easter, Easter flowers and Easter eggs everywhere in the trees. Now the spring is are all the animals back outside.
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  • Good price discount when visiting the zoo €4 for me
  • Easy to park. Quite clean
  • Easy to find and easy to park. Ticket is 4€ when visiting the Zoo. Good Deal.
  • Affordable parking. You can drive away 24/7
  • Small parking facility right in the middle of Antwerp. Discounted rate if visiting the zoo, don't forget to validate your ticket at the turnstiles of the Zoo.