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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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Wasn't expecting much, was pleasantly surprised !

Living just a mile from the zoo and running on the track nearby, I wasn't expecting much from this zoo which seemed smallish from outside. It covers much more ground that I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My friends and I wanted to visit Kobe but we didn't quite know what else to do apart from eating Kobe beef and hence we decided on a visit to this zoo. I read the reviews beforehand and wasn't expecting much but I was pleasantly surprised. The Oji zoo is a mere 5 minutes walk from Hankyu Ojikoen station in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Oji zoo is 5 minutes walk from Hankyu Ojikoen station in Kobe city. Entry fee is very nominal in Japan standard. We went on 31 March to enjoy the full bloom Sakura (cherry blossom) tree. It was very beautiful. The best attractions are: 1. Giant Panda 2. Polar Bear 3. Koala 4. Sealion 5. Panther 6. Amur Tiger 7. Elephant... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Living just a mile from the zoo and running on the track nearby, I wasn't expecting much from this zoo which seemed smallish from outside. It covers much more ground that I realized and displays a wide variety of animals in very clean surroundings and cages (this being Japan after all !). We spent a couple of hours there with... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Address: 3-1 Ojicho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-0803, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 78-861-5624
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Hyogo Prefecture  >  Kobe

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