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Kobe City Oji Zoo

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Address: 3-1 Ojicho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-0803, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 78-861-5624

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Oji Zoo

As we were traveling on a cruise ship, time was limited. We did see some animals, including the panda bear, which we really wanted to see. Mission accomplished. Looking at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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British Columbia, Canada
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British Columbia, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

As we were traveling on a cruise ship, time was limited. We did see some animals, including the panda bear, which we really wanted to see. Mission accomplished. Looking at the zoo pamphlet, there appears to be a lot of animals to see. We could have stayed there for 2 - 3 hours. We walked by an amusement park for... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I am glad I was able to visit this place during my Kobe trip. There are very interesting animals in this place such as polar bears, pandas, koalas etc. I must admit this was my first zoo experience but it was a great one and I will never forget this place.

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chicago
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26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I visited this place on a weekday as a friend's idea, and it was a bit disappointing. The zoo has been here for a while, and it sort of shows, but it wasn't depressing, mistreated animals for the most part, though their polar bear was on the skinny side. A surprising number of animals are outdoors, from the birds to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I think this place is verty small for a zoo. But the ticket is cheaper than average. The nocturnal spot is very awesome. You should bring your own lunch. There is no restaurant i think

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Tallinn, Estonia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We spent few hours in that zoo while its a big zoo and there is panda living in it. We didnt check everything there because its started to rain and we didnt have umbrellas with us. I enjoyed walking around, watching school children having picnics and eating matcha ice-cream from vending machine. Panda didnt want to show me his face... More 

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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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New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
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60 helpful votes 60 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
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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
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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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