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Rotterdam Zoo - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Blijdorplaan 8, 3041 JG Rotterdam, Netherlands


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About Rotterdam Zoo

A majestic zoo located in the northwestern part of Rotterdam. It is one of the oldest zoos in the Netherlands, and has been operated by the Stichting Koninklijke Rotterdamse Diergaarde. Divided into several zoogeographic regions, the 26-hectare Blijdorp Zoo boasts well over 180 species. It also has a shop, multiple cafes, and an information centre.

Attractions Near Rotterdam Zoo

Miniworld Rotterdam
Miniworld Rotterdam1.56km from Rotterdam Zoo

Miniworld Rotterdam is the largest indoor miniature world in the Netherlands with a provisional surface of 600 m 2 in scale 1:87 . The attraction was previously called Railz Miniworld. An important part of this permanent exhibition of model railways is model railways and a variety of model construction , from detailed landscape construction to model construction .

Dutch Pinball Museum
Dutch Pinball Museum2.26km from Rotterdam Zoo

The Dutch Pinball Museum is a museum in the Historic Delfshaven district of the South Holland city of Rotterdam. In the museum at Voorhaven 12, approximately one hundred and twenty pinball machines are set up, spread over two floors, the majority of which can be played. Older pinball machines can be found on the ground floor, such as the first pinball machine with flippers from 1947, the Humpty Dumpty.

Museum Rotterdam '40 -'45 NOW
Museum Rotterdam '40 -'45 NOW2.35km from Rotterdam Zoo

The Museum Rotterdam, is a museum about the history of Rotterdam. Since 2016, it is located in the Timmerhuis in the city center. The second location at the Coolhaven is called Museum Rotterdam '40-'45 NU. The museum has a collection ranging from household objects, such as ceramic tiles, furniture, kitchenware and tableware to textiles, clothing, hand fans, handbags, jewellery and coats of arms.

Het Nieuwe Instituut
Het Nieuwe Instituut2.38km from Rotterdam Zoo

Het Nieuwe Instituut in the South Holland city of Rotterdam is a museum for architecture , design and digital culture , and a platform for the creative industry. Exhibitions and debates are organized on the various design disciplines such as graphic design, product design, games, fashion, architecture, urban design and landscape architecture.

Sonneveld House
Sonneveld House2.39km from Rotterdam Zoo

Sonneveld House in the South Holland city of Rotterdam was built in 1932 and 1933 by architect Leendert van der Vlugt of Bureau Brinkman & van der Vlugt. Huis Sonneveld is a national monument , together with the nearby Huis Boevé , designed by the same architect in the same style. The design of the interior, the execution of the carpentry, the choice of upholstery and furniture, as well as the design of the outdoor space are tuned in detail to the functional layout of the building.

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen
Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen2.45km from Rotterdam Zoo

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen is an art depot of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam. It is the first publicly accessible art depot in the world.It is a 39.5 meter high, bowl-shaped building that is covered with reflective plates, so that a more or less contiguous, reduced mirror image of the environment can be seen, whereby one can look over the surrounding buildings.

Where is Rotterdam Zoo

Discover More Attractions in South Holland, Where Rotterdam Zoo Is Located

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South Holland is a province of the Netherlands with a population of over 3.7 million. Its capital city is The Hague, but its largest city is Rotterdam. Not only is the province a popular tourist destination, but it also happens to be one of the most densely populated and industrialized areas of the world.