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Hirakawa Zoological Park

Address: 5669-1 Hirakawacho, Kagoshima 981-0133, Kagoshima Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 99-261-2326
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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