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Address: 63-10 Oimatsucho, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 452311307
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Very small zoo

Well it is free to enter this zoo. This place is set up as a retirement place for older animals from other zoos that need extra care. Looks poor and is locally funded by the City... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Ebina, Japan
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Saitama, Japan
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

NOGEYAMA zoo is the oldest zoo in Yokohama. Zoo ticket is free charge but there are many kind of animals. This zoo is the best happy place in Yokohama. from Official Page http://www2.nogeyama-zoo.org/english/ Nogeyama zoo established 1951 in Nogeyama park which located at the hill near the Minato-Mirai 21 area. The area of the zoo is 3.3 ha and park... More 

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Ebina, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Well it is free to enter this zoo. This place is set up as a retirement place for older animals from other zoos that need extra care. Looks poor and is locally funded by the City of Yokohama.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Japan usually does zoos very well, but Nogeyama is an exception to this rule. The enclosures are just too small for the animals. If you love animals, you will find Nogeyama depressing. Yes, I'm sure many of these animals were rescued and the fact that they are living a quiet life in a Japanese zoo is better than if they'd... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It's an old zoo - the original one in Yokohama. It's very laid back, rarely crowded, close to good transport, and best of all, its completely free. It also has parks connected and good places to sit and have a snack lunch, so it's a pretty chill place to bring kids. Especially as there is a petting-zoo-type thing where you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We love this zoo because it's free and has a petting zone, the condition of the animals in his zoo is quite poorly,especially the lion. Other than that, my son loves the petting area. There are hamsters, chicken, and mice. Location is quite close to Sakuragicho station, about 10 mins walk.

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

They have lots of very good (healthy) looking animals. It's an easy nice walk around the park. It would be nice to see them in bigger cages...you can tell that even the back part of their encasement were small particularly for the black bears, tiger & lion. The birds have the biggest cages by far.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I was a little worried since the zoo is free, but I was pleasantly surprised. The grounds are clean and scenic. The animals seem well cared for. If anything, this is a nice place to walk around on a sunny day. Good for kids.

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Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 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
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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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189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 454 helpful votes
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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