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Zoo Antwerpen Review

Antwerp's zoo houses its residents in style. Giraffes, ostriches, and African antelopes inhabit an Egyptian temple; a Moorish villa is home to the rhinoceroses; and a thriving okapi family grazes around an Indian temple. In part, this reflects the public's taste when the zoo was created 170 years ago. Today animals are allowed maximum space, and much research is devoted to endangered species. The zoo also has sea lions, an aquarium, and a house for nocturnal animals.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Koningin Astridplein 26, Centraal Station, Antwerp, 2018 | Map It
  • Phone: 03/202–4540
  • Cost: €2
  • Hours: Jan., Feb., Nov., and Dec. daily 10–4:45; Mar., Apr., and Oct. daily 10–5:30; May, June, and Sept. daily 10–6; July and Aug. daily 10–7. Ticket office closes one hour before zoo closing.
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  • Metro Tram 2, 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, or 24.
  • Location: The Meir, Diamantwijk, and Centraal Station
Updated: 10-18-2013

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