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Kumamoto Zoo and Botanical Gardens

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Address: 5-14-2 Kengun, Kumamoto 862-0911, Kumamoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 96-368-4416
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small cages

quite a wide variety of animals for a small zoo. however the cages were tiny by modern standards - a bit like they used to be 20 years ago in the UK before things have improved... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

quite a wide variety of animals for a small zoo. however the cages were tiny by modern standards - a bit like they used to be 20 years ago in the UK before things have improved. but they did appear clean. there was also a small fun fair for children and gardens which were well tended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2011

Kumamoto zoo and Botanical Gardens is the only one zoo in Kumamoto. The scale is not very large, but they have elephants, giraffes, hippos and other animals which you can say are "most popular animals in zoos". The entrance fee is just 3 hundred yen even if you are adult (kids 100 yen). There is a restaurant and snack section... More 

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Address: 5-14-2 Kengun, Kumamoto 862-0911, Kumamoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 96-368-4416
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Kumamoto Prefecture  >  Kumamoto

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