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Takasakiyama Natural Zoo

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Address: 3098-1 Tanoura, Oita 870-0802, Oita Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 97-532-5010 
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Monkey park

Great place monkeys everywhere some of them get a little aggressive but the staff run them off very quickly. Dont touch the monkeys but sometimes they will touch you. The park is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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奈良市
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The young lady at the zoo vividly explain how 1400 wild monkeys in the Takasakiyama are composed of two groups, who is the boss, No.2, 3......and a new born such as Charlotte born on the same day UK royal Charlotte was born. She provides the information at the spots where various rank monkeys appear for food (wheat every 30 minutes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Great place monkeys everywhere some of them get a little aggressive but the staff run them off very quickly. Dont touch the monkeys but sometimes they will touch you. The park is very cheap about 500 yen per person and worth every penny.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is a quirky little park off of the roadway between Beppu and Oita City. I highly recommend going during one of the feedings to see all of the drama! I was going up the stairs just as the monkeys were snatching food and was shocked to see monkeys scampering down the stairs as I came up!

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Erlangen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I wouldn't do a big detour for it unless you're also going to visit the aquarium as well, but definitely fun to see so many monkeys play everywhere around you, and not in cages.

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singapore
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65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Buy the ticket which include tram ride at additional 100 yen. You can also choose to walk the path up. Once reach the top, you will be greeted by many monkeys ! Big and small, they go about running in the compound and does not be bothered by you at all. But there will be some smaller baby monkey who... More 

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Well worth seeing them respected, not caged, and learn about their hierarchy society. Saw a PBS special on Japanese Snow monkeys before visiting.

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Iwakuni, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We went in November and the weather was perfect--not too cold, not too hot, and no humidity. Having hundreds of monkeys stampede past you, and even in some cases between your legs is definitely a unique experience. We enjoyed it as much as the kids. The park is small, so you probably don't need more than an hour. If you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This park is located opposite the Umitamago Aquarium, so you can cover both on the same day, and using the combined ticket for both attractions, including 2-way bus fare to and from JR Beppu station where the bus departs. Tickets are on sale at the tourist centre inside the train station, next to the car rental. This is basically a... More 

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Orange County
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Once you enter the park you can see monkeys everywhere. There were monkeys on the railings, the steps, the various buildings, but these as it turns out were just a small number of the true population. Every 30 minutes the park keeper brings out a bucket and that's when the remaining 80% of the monkeys show up, blanketing the ground... More 

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Jakarta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I was never a big fan of zoo kinda outing. This place is just like a zoo with monkeys only. Though the monkeys were quite inaggressive, but i just don't fancy hanging out with them.. for monkey-lover peeps, maybe you can enjoy it.

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Address: Address: 3098-1 Tanoura, Oita 870-0802, Oita Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 97-532-5010 
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Oita Prefecture  >  Oita

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