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Address: Miyagaoka 3 Banchi 1, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0959, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 11-621-1426
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Description: An amusement park and penguin pool make this zoo a popular spot for...
An amusement park and penguin pool make this zoo a popular spot for children.
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Nice zoo

I found this place comparable to the famous Asahiyama zoo if you visit it on summer (as there is no penguin walking in the snow here in summer). There are several native species... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It was a nice day out, it was a little empty not sure if that was due to the weather or a school day. Some of the animal enclosures were quite big so the animals were a bit hidden away.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The zoo is a pretty sad place for the animals. All the enclosures are much too small and cramp, and the animals dont appear to be too healthy. For instance, the lions and leopards are kept in tiny cages and animals like the raccoons had bald patches on their fur. Maintenance is very poor and the enclosures dont look clean... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I found this place comparable to the famous Asahiyama zoo if you visit it on summer (as there is no penguin walking in the snow here in summer). There are several native species of Hokkaido. We spent half a day there. It is about 10min walk up the hill from maruyamakoen station so it is near the Hokkaido shrine too.

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Bangkok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This place is good and fun for kids. It is not big areas. Don't have so many genre of animals. The star of the zoo is new born polar bear. Cute products (polar bear logo) are available in the shops and convenient stores all over the Sapporo city. The shop near the entrance, there are a lot of games and... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Hi , I recently visited this zoo with my family and 3 year old niece. There was lot of hype all over the news in Sapporo and ads regarding the baby polar bear at the zoo, so wanted to check it out. I will say that everyone in my family was disappointed with the zoo visit , including my 3... More 

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Kamisu, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Good timing to see baby polar bear. Lots of visitors came to see the baby when I visited.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

beautiful in the winter time. the zoo is in the middle of a huge park and in the snow, it is so much fun to walk and run through the park. make sure you have boots or water proof shoes otherwise you will be very uncomfortable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Good selection of outdoor and indoor exhibits. There are some renovation for new exhibits during our visit. Agree some improvement in ventilation for the indoor exhibits but it was winter with 5C outside and the heating inside make the smell worse. My son loves the close encounter with the tiger and other 'large cats'. There is also a petting farms... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

We visited this Zoo with our two children (5 + 7). The Zoo is quite small and run down. Each exhibit is too small for the animals that that live there. There are many indoor enclosures but they smell so bad that we left before our third breath. The Giraffe was stuck in a tiny pen inside a dpressing brick... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The polar bear exhibit was till closed due to the birth of a baby polar bear:( Other than that it is a good visit for a few hours. You can get up close to some of the animals. Most have an indoor habitat so if it is cold outside, you can view from inside, but be prepared for the animal... More 

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