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Hirakawa Zoological Park

5669-1 Hirakawacho, Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture 981-0133, Japan
+81 99-261-2326
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

It's not a big zoo but a nice one nonetheless. Easy to get to by public transport - 30 mins walk from the train station but you can take a bus there as well. There's a huge tiger here and really enjoyed our time. A good place to visit with kids.

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Fukuoka, Japan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

I like zoos. I have been to zoos all over the world including Seattle, New York and London. While I did not expect Hirakawa Zoo to be as big or fancy as those zoos, I did at least expect that it would be a humane place for the animals. It was not. Please do not go there and do not... More 

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