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Address: Higashi Asahikawacho Kuranuma, Asahikawa 078-8205, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 166--36-1104
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Nice. Amazing zoo

The only reason why I did not give it a 5 star is because we did not see the giraffes that was clearly stated on the schedule/brochure were available. Other than that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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manila
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only reason why I did not give it a 5 star is because we did not see the giraffes that was clearly stated on the schedule/brochure were available. Other than that, everything was great. I live in a tropical country and it was my first time to see animals that survive in the cold such as the polar ear,... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is famous for its Penguin parade in winter as most people know. It is fantastic to walk with the cute creatures such closely. Besides, it really does a very good job against interactions between the animals and visitors. Visitors can observe animals here from many different perspectives, like the region of polar bears and red pandas. You can... More 

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Japan
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116 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only reason for coming to this zoo is to see the penguins walk! they have two timings, one at 11am and another at 2pm. They start the event around December (depends on the amount of snowfall in the zoo) and ends it somewhere in March. By March, the penguin walk timings are reduced to just once a day. If... More 

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Thank WanderlustJournal
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm so happy to visit the zoo. The penguin walking r so cute … And a lot of animals, they r amazing … children will be happy there.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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115 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was snowing quite heavily when we visited the zoo, but we still can enjoy the zoo, as they have many indoors area and outdoor too. Its not very big zoo compare to asian zoo, but its quite unique, organize and clean. The most waited part was the penguin walk and we have to line up and wait quite long... More 

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Ota, Japan
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42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit @ asahiyama zoo, was awesome. I felt polar bear was stressed out though... Hope I could see the Penguins walking outside. it'll be in February. Don't miss it, must be cute!

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Kenner, Louisiana
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185 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for a morning and enjoyed walking around the visiting the various exhibits. The "mogu mogu" or feeding time is very interesting and is a great hit with kids.

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Thank EnjoysTravelling_007
Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made the trip to Asahikawa only for this attraction and no regrets. Just a 40-45 minutes bus ride from the bus station (next to Asahikwa JR train station) Bay # 6. As expected, not a very large zoo - but one with beautiful specimens. Not to miss are the Polar bears, Snow Owl, Tiger, Seals,Penguins and many more. Don't fret... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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77 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

To me, the only attraction in the zoo is the penguin walking shows, during which visitors can get close to penguins. Other animals such as polar bears and whales can actually be found in many zoos elsewhere. In short, if you have kids you may be able to spend several hours there. A day trip to Asahikawa from Sapporo just... More 

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Thank Marco T
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

This zoo is like a dream for both kids and adults alike. the setup is amazing and the view is awesome. One of their main highlights is the penguin March which is super cute and funny too. Some of the penguins like to do things differently from the rest - just like penguins of Madagascar movie. We felt that most... More 

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