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Address: Higashi Asahikawacho Kuranuma, Asahikawa 078-8205, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 166--36-1104
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Kids favourite zoo

Although zoo is not big, it has many animals. Kids have fun here seeing polar bears, penguins, lions, tiger, snakes, orang utan, giraffe, seals, birds and etc. It may be great if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Although zoo is not big, it has many animals. Kids have fun here seeing polar bears, penguins, lions, tiger, snakes, orang utan, giraffe, seals, birds and etc. It may be great if can add more animals, i.e. more tiger.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I visited in December where they let their extremely cute penguins out for a walk! There are also animal-themed trains to-and-fro Asahikawa station and Sapporo station on selected dates - great for children. The zoo is very nice, very serene and easy to walk around. The animals there are so cute. There's a particular 'farm' where you could actually be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The best advice I could give you is you have to USE THE WEST EXIT! Especially when you arrive there before the opening time. Not so crowded AND the nearest to the penguins! Also, before we went there, we have searched the map on their homepage and mapped out our path. Since we only have a maximum of 3 hours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I spend half a day here with my family, my children enjoyed looking at how the animals spend their time in the winter habitat. and also watching the penguin march.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

One of the most succeful zoo in Japan and there were several movies/TV drama about it. All about care for animals and build unique facility to maximize denmostration of the real charm of animals. Penguins are so close!! In really winter there would be penguin walks. Quite some local hokkaido animals. No much exotic strange ones. Took bus to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

If you have been to zoos across Asia, most will have a spectacular range of animals. This zoo is a tad limited in that department - 1 lone Giraffe, 2 Hippos, 2 Polar bears, a couple of red pandas.. BUT what it lacked in variety, it made up for in how the enclosures were built. Most of the animals can... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I am not a person who is so crazy about animal rights that I treat them like humans. No, animals are not humans but that does not mean that we do not treat them humanely. The conditions in this zoo are deplorable. Cages are too small and overcrowded. There are some sika deer that seem to have some skin disease,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Penguins galore and polar bears and seals. Large variety worth seeing, but a bit smelly fishwise. Seeing polar bears and penguins in such hot weather brings mixed feelings. While the kids enjoy the encounters, it must be torture for the animals. But they must like the Hokkaido winters, especially up here. These animals making sacrifices for our enjoyment. Zoos are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is the highlight of the first day of my visit to Asahikawa, Hokkaido. The zoo is famous, and access is easy with public bus; so it should worth a visit. And indeed it is. the animal collection is not that vast - but the group is quite famous and interesting like polar bear, penguin, seal and red panda. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It is situated close to the city centre and hosts a good variety of animals. In winter, they have penguin parade every day. Good if you have children.

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Address: Address: Higashi Asahikawacho Kuranuma, Asahikawa 078-8205, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 166--36-1104
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Asahikawa

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