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Kobe City Oji Zoo

3-1 Ojicho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-0803, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-861-5624
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Ranked #8 of 157 Attractions in Kobe
4.0 of 5 stars 240 Reviews
Type: Playgrounds, Gardens, Zoos & Aquariums
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The animals in the zoo looks healthy, it is a fun place to spend some time, plenty of kids, its OK size for a city zoo, generally the park is well maintained, great for kids, and couples who likes to take a walk in a park. i would recommend my friends to visit

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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This zoo is ok for a moderate sized city, its a great few hours for the price but you won't leave wowed or anything... they do have a panda though!

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

such a pleasant zoo. lots of beautiful animals in clean enclosures. cleanliness of the zoo is awesome and commendable. staff are helpful & friendly too. can get a bit crowded during holidays and weekends but still a pleasant experience nonetheless. lots of great spots under big trees for a little picnic or snack break. They have a nicely sized amusement... More 

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Kobe, Japan
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

It is quite good value for the money but I would prefer to spend more and see animals in large fields. Please update this park as it is closeby to me but the animals are suffering

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Osaka, Japan
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I came to Kobe Oji Zoo at 3.00 pm, and they close at 4.00 pm. The zoo is quite, many animals look like tired and not fun. When we're going to Big Bear spot, the bear sleeps so well. But I'm a little interesting, because I can saw penguin, bear, koala panda, and other animals that I can't see in... More 

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Split, Croatia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I was expecting more of this zoo in Kobe. The lions didn't seem to be well treated there and the pandas were a bit angry, the animals looked like irritated to be there. I felt sorry for them being there

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Manila, Philippines
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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

the zoo is just like any other zoo... the good thing about this place is during spring time, especially the cherry blossoms viewing, luminary viewing... although the one is mie prefecture (nabana no sato) is bigger, brighter and more colorful, you can still enjoy the beauty of sakura here!

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Akashi, Japan
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86 reviews 86 reviews
78 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

I don’t know if all zoos make me sad or if it was just the Kobe City Oji Zoo, but the animals didn’t look like they were having too much fun. I did get to see some cool animals though, especially a panda and a red panda! The Oji Zoo is extremely easy to get to. Take the Hankyu line... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

The panda on loan looked really sad in his big concrete cage, with just a platform to sit on, not comfortable at all.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Horrible Slow Animal cruelty. These Animals do not have a good life! Some of the animals can hardly turn around. It is so sad to see, don`t let your children see how bad these animals have it. Is there no animal right groups in Japan???

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