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Asahiyama Zoo

Higashi Asahikawacho Kuranuma, Asahikawa, Hokkaido 078-8205, Japan
+81 166--36-1104
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Asahikawa
Type: Zoos, Playgrounds, Educational Sites, Gardens
Traveler Description: Asahiyama Zoo, Asahikawa Why Go? Diving polar bears, waddling penguins and seals that zip thru plastic tubes to evade a thousand camera shutters... more »
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Pitas, Sabah, Malaysia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The layout of the Zoo covered 14hectares. Its a well planned venue with much consideration taken on the habitat and well-being of the animals and the comfort of visitors. Collection of animals consists of many varieties of endangered and vulnerable species such as the Bornean Orangutan and the Polar Bear. These are also the Stars of the zoo, where many... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Very easy to walk-about and plenty of benches, slopes for the young and the elderly. Areas are not too far apart so there wasn't too much walking. Highly recommended for families.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Second time visiting this zoo and still wanna be back again. I like everything about this zoo. You need to be extra careful though as the it was very slippery in some area.

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Singapore, Singapore
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Zoo is large, has many animals like other zoos. Their layout is different and it was a different experience to walk through the zoo. I had not visited a zoo from a long time and I m satisfied with Asahiyama zoo. It was summer holiday and it was not crowded and i am happy.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I visited Asahiyama zoo twice, winter and summer, both are impressive in different way. Penguin parade is a hilight of the zoo, not only kids love them, but they can bring smile to adults even more. You will see wolfs upclosed howling, Chimpanzees brestfeeds just right above you, so do the red pandas.

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Singapore
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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

A well kept zoo with a unique way to viewing the animals. The enclosures for the polar bears, foxes, seals, penguins had special glass capsules that allowed visitor to go up close to them. Had a first hand experience with the penguin feeding which was a learning experience. They can easily shallow up to 3-4 fish at a go! Amazing.

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Hong Kong, China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The penguin parade will only be shown in winter. It is better to visit during winter. Besides, after covering with a layer of snow, the whole zoo will become the scene of fairy tale.

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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Visited Asahikawa escorting six students on an exchange program and visited the zoo. It was great. The students and I loved the animals. Great day for us all.

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Singapore
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We visited this place on a Sunday so there were relatively more visitors, especially students who were most probably on their school trips. We were able to get up-close with most of the animals through glass panels and cages, so it was a really good experience. There were quite a number of restrooms around too so it was convenient.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We visited Asahiyama Zoo in June 2014. The weather was good and there were a lot of people there. A lot of students in the zoo. The zoo is small but not crowded. The best part of this zoo is you could watch animal closely, just a glass wall apart. It has a lot of benches for the elderly to... More

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