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Kobe Animal Kingdom

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Address: 7-1-9 Minatojima-minami, Kobe 650-0047, Hyogo Prefecture (Formerly Kobe Botanical Garden)
Phone Number: +81 78-302-8899
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A fun afternoon

This was a bit on the expensive side, but I really enjoyed the views, the cable care, and the relaxing ambiance.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2013
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126 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Awesome place that you must come while you are in Kobe. You can touch the animals and feel their fur...I am not a animal lover but my love for them grow after coming here.

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Tokushima Prefecture, Japan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I visited Kobe Animal Kingdom as part of a work trip. The gardens were beautiful but I found the tethered birds kept in dirty, bare compartments very depressing and unnecessary. This place seems to have the resources to provide a much more humane environment for these animals. I would love to see a change.

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chicago
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The 1st time I visited, it was the beginning of a botched day, with the place closed, even though according to the English version of the website, it should be open. I nonetheless returned because I was free and in the area, though the tickets a tweeny more expensive than I would have liked (1,500 yen, but so worth it,... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

While at a conference they held one our dinners at the Animal Kingdom. The bird show was very interesting and entertaining. At great place and I am not sure who managed the catering, but the food was good.

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

This is beautiful and so nice to walk in the peaceful well cultivated garden. A lovely way to enjoy Japan and its floral beauty

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Really enjoyed the lovely gardens, so peaceful appreciated the lables etc. amazing views across the city. Awesome chase to just wonder without the crowds of people and bussle of traffice and life.

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Beijing
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

This was a bit on the expensive side, but I really enjoyed the views, the cable care, and the relaxing ambiance.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

to be surrounded by beautiful flowers is always a nice experience.visited in 2005/ i especially like the herb garden which was part of it.

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Michigamme, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Take a chair lift to the top of the mountain and walk down its slope checking out all of the beauty nature has to offer. I'd go back again.

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Kobe, Japan
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Lovely location and there's always something in bloom.

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