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Address: Higashi Asahikawacho Kuranuma, Asahikawa 078-8205, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 166--36-1104
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We had a very enjoyable experience visiting the zoo. You need couple of hours to fully explore all areas and it would be best to visit the place early morning as at different... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We had a very enjoyable experience visiting the zoo. You need couple of hours to fully explore all areas and it would be best to visit the place early morning as at different times after 11:30a.m. animals have naps. Polar bears are the highlight of the zoo but I loved the playful red pandas and the chimps. There is 'farm'... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I brought my family to the zoo while in the area. T He zoo is not very big, but it was design in such a way visitors can have close but safe views of the animals. I particularly like the Penguins, polar bears and the Tigers. Worth visiting while in the area

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

I would highly recommend this zoo. It was a wonderful experience seeing the animals in fun, enriching habitats. If you’re a photographer or someone tired of having mediocre views of zoo animals, definitely check this place out! For a full review visit: https://zoocritic.wordpress.com/2015/08/18/review-asahiyama-zoo/

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Each attraction nicely spaced out, first zoo I've been too with polar bears. The hippo exhibit, was my favorite, watching him romp around the water, had good view of his wide toothy jaw as he was playing with a log. Do not stand under the leopard cage! The Ezo bear seems agitated and was pacing, his enclosure did not seem... More 

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Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Awesome gibbon playground, they made quite a show! And the poorest conditions for all the big animals, especially lions, tigers, etc. made me so sad Loved the handmade boards and signs.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

With Asahiyama Zoo being so popular, I fully expected it to be much better than it was. It's city-owned, so not too big, which is good for families with small children. The most popular attractions (polar bears, penguins, seals, etc) can have long queues but thankfully weren't too crowded when we visited. However, it didn't seem like the animals had... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Highly recommend to come here first thing in the morning. All animals take a nap around 11am-3pm so you will not see much. They will wake up again in the late afternoon but then you will have to deal with all Chinese bus tourist which will push you around and block you from see anything so first thing in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The polar bears and penguins seems to be well taken care of. However, the enclosures for other animals are way too small. The grizzly bear was pacing in circles around its enclosure endlessly. Poor thing!

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

very well designed zoo with wide range of exhibits. We are family travelling with baby stroller, The zoo design is very friendly and we could travel all places with steps. The zoo is well maintained and no wonder it is so popular in Japan.

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Songkhla Province, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This zoo is great for children .Lot of animals and very nice you can stay all day .There have parade of penguin . I very excited about the capsule animal , when I take off I saw a polar bear !!!!

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