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Mt. Kinkazan Squirrel Village

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Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Charming little stopover

Went there with our grand daughter while in Gifu Park. Have to take the cable car to get to the... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
Gareth S
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Finally got to touch them!

The squirrel park is well worth the 200 yen entrance fee if you like getting up close with the... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2016
Happy2bHome_11
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Singapore, Singapore
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  • Excellent28%
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  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
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Jun 28, 2018
“Charming little stopover”
Apr 28, 2017
“Relaxing ”
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Senjojikishita | in front of Kinkazan Ropeway Mountaintop Station, Gifu 500-8734, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 58-262-6784
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Went there with our grand daughter while in Gifu Park. Have to take the cable car to get to the park (you can hike up if you are really fit) Inexpensive, the attendants are very helpful and while the place is small the squirrels have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gareth S
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time here. The squirrels are super cute and the interaction with them very soothing to the soul.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 89tashw
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Visited the Squirrel Village this weekend - left it pretty depressed, as did my friends! The poor squirrels look ill, sad and poorly looked after. We saw two squirrels covered in sores, missing bits of their fur. There were others that looked jus plain scared,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
4  Thank aymoner
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Up close and personal with the squirrels who eat , eat, eat ! The ones tired of eating ..just stay still ..ignores you.. My son loves it!! We did the hike on the trail up to the hill, next to Gifu Caste

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Dayne_1968
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

The squirrel park is well worth the 200 yen entrance fee if you like getting up close with the little critters. You get a glove and some feed so the squirrels will come up close (they are haughty little creatures who will otherwise not give...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank Happy2bHome_11
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Its a good place if you want to have close encounter with squirrel. The squirrel is probably well trained and not afraid of human. You can feed them with food (provided for). This is just right in front of the Rope Way Terminal. Entrance is...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank IcyCraze
Reviewed December 23, 2014

Please don't go there if you have young children who might squeeze squirrels. These are lovely creatures who are free to roam around. Pay 200Yen and you get to go in with a glove and some peanuts to take pictures. The only thing is if...More

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank Semsin
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