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Nogeyama Zoo

Address: 63-10 Oimatsucho, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture (Nishi-ku)
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Ranked #3 of 38 Activities in Yokohama
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Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

it was one of the best zoos I have ever been to, first because the animals were in a really good shape, and second because I got to play with the little white mice and the hamsters I think it was hamsters and the chickens, it was a good experience!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Zoo has a wide range of beautiful animals and is set in a very quaint, scenic area and is particularly easy to walk around. It is also free entry which is handy for the budget traveller. However, I could not help but leave the zoo feeling distressed about the conditions of the animals. Particularly the Tiger, Lion, Monkeys and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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155 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Lesser known but the original zoo in Yokohama. This zoo is located quite close to Minato Mirai and oasis for those who need bit of escape from the crowds. It is free to get in and kids can enjoy observing some animals including the oldest camel in the world.

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, USA
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83 reviews 83 reviews
17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

We have visited Zoos in around a dozen States in the US and nearly as many countries. This was very enjoyable and the price cannot be beat! Visit! Donate! Suport the Zoo and they can address the complaints of the few critical reviewers. I have seen far worse conditions in several US Zoos that charged a hefty entrance fee!

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Medellin, Colombia
5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I was so pleased to find a FREE zoo but soon discovered why I would rather have paid to enter. The first animals I saw were the red pandas, they were so adorable. Then I noticed one of them in the back pacing back and force in a 2 ft corner,repetitively. I realized that this animal has gone 'loopy' literally,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This zoo would not be everybody's choice. It is very outdated with animals kept in very small enclosures, quite a contrast to the types of zoos we have in Australia. Having said this I still enjoyed my couple of visits. Whilst living in Japan I was happy to embrace all aspects of this wonderful country.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Great to spend a couple of hours walking around seeing some awesome animals the other problem is the location and signage. It is located in the middle of nowhere and remember walking forever to find it, also there isn't a great deal of signage in English directing you to the zoo but once you find it there are heaps of... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

For families looking for a few hours to enjoy without spending much money, Nogeyama zoo is a great place. Admission is free, and for what you get it is amazing that they can keep this zoo open without charging any money. It is a "classic" zoo, where the animals are plainly visible within their small cages, unlike some of the... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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32 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Free Zoo. The highlight and the main reason to come is the Red Pandas. The other animals are in big iron cages so taking photos of them is near impossible. Alot of exhibits were closed or the animals moved on. There is a massive petting zoo for the kiddies they will get alot out of coming. It is a nice... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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93 reviews 93 reviews
48 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

This zoo is no charge for admission. It is on foot within from the Minato Mirai area (Near Sakuragicho Station) which is a famous sightseeing point in Yokohama. Next a park is it is accompanied by a child, and is a place good for taking a walk.

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