Diergaarde Blijdorp, officially Rotterdam Zoo, is a 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.
The zoo is a member of the Dutch Zoo Federation and the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria. In 2007, it celebrated its 150th anniversary.
Daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Adults: € 22
Children (3-12): € 17.50
Children under 3: free
Online bought tickets are cheaper (€ 19 and € 15.50), see the official website.