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Address: Higashi Asahikawacho Kuranuma, Asahikawa 078-8205, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 166--36-1104
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Good way to spend a day

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Travel during winter when the snow was covering the whole zoo. While the zoo was not really big, but they got what they could offer. There were many other interesting animal that can withstand the cold and stay inside snow field. This was also the first zoo that you could see adorable penguin parade throughout the whole zoo, just right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I went in April when there aren't many tourists around so there were no queues or crowds. The animals all have nice looking enclosures and are well laid out for photos, viewing etc. Lots of feeding times etc to join in on too. Very good value at only 800 yen!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This was the first time we saw penguins parade, the bottom of a hippo and a white bear. The uniqueness of Japanese is the presentation. There are common animals but the presentation matters.

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I'm not very fond of visiting zoos, but Asahiyama zoo is definitely a must visit. Best time to visit is winter for you to see a close look at penguins. Make sure to be there early to see penguins walk. There are also other interesting animals such as polar bear, snow owls, wolf, etc. The zoo is very well maintained... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A very well maintain zoo. Most of the animals here during the winter could not be seen in Singapore like the wolves, foxes, Japanese cranes, snow owls etc. We love the penguin walk. Not many animals to see during this season but still worth to go.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We actually visited the zoo Feb 2014, but I'm catching up on the reviews. We took our 7 and 8 year old kids there and it was a pleasant half day trip. There is a bus from the train station, and if you are a detailed planner like me, you'd want to know where exactly the bus stop is. But... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Visit the Zoo during the winter season to watch the Penguin Walk. It is a priceless experience to watch these nice animals walking and then jumping in the snow.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Value for money zoo trip. Go there early in the winter where the zoo starts at 10;30am and close around 3pm ish to cover as much animals as possible at a comfy pace

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

there is a bus ride from the asahikawa JR station direct to the Zoo we went there in the morning while the day were -13 Celsius although it was sunny but it's still very cold the Penguins walk was really lovely and cute which was one the "must-go" if you travel Hokkaido in the Winter. Polar bear was great too.... More 

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