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Himeji Central Park

Features Animals
Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Animal side is worth it

My husband and I went here on our honeymoon. We're currently unable to own pets, so the most... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2017
Wasilla, Alaska
Nice View of the Castle

This is the oark surrounding the castle and there are beautiful views of the casle from many spots... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2016
Daniel N
via mobile
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“petting area”(2 reviews)
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1436-1 Toyotomicho Kodani, Himeji 679-2121, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

DO NOT bother wasting your time or money to go here. We paid 50,000 Yen for round trip bus, entry and safari park bus ride and all we got to do was the safari park bus ride which took about 30mins! If you want to...More

Thank Tanya G
Reviewed March 26, 2018

While the Diavlo roller-coaster was pretty awesome, the rest of this theme park was far below average. A large majority of the rides were closed, some were posted at entry, however others weren't, it was quite disappointing. The reasons for giving this 2/5 are because...More

2  Thank Shadowshadi
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

A safari park isn't that common in Japan so it was a nice change from a typical Japanese zoo which is usually just a depressing mix of concrete and cages. Here you can drive yourself through or go on the park's safari bus which leaves...More

1  Thank Ojayc0305
Reviewed July 2, 2017

You can enjoy various sights of the Himeji castle and sit around the park and have a picnic. It's best to visit on a sunny day so you can walk around the park and admire the scenery!

Thank Loukas L
Reviewed March 15, 2017

My husband and I went here on our honeymoon. We're currently unable to own pets, so the most exciting thing about Central Park was being able to interact with animals. There's a dog park within the amusement park, and more dogs and other animals within...More

Thank iikoto
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Everything you see in the travel mags!! Beautiful plant life, cats sleeping under the trees (yes you read right cats) Koi swimming in the garden lakes make for a magic and tradition experience. Simply put stunning.

Thank Stacy R
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

This is the oark surrounding the castle and there are beautiful views of the casle from many spots of it.

Thank Daniel N
Reviewed June 18, 2016

the gardens and Himeji Castle..wear good walking shoes and expect to spend about a day here..I have already written reviews on the Castle and garden

Thank Marta E
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Visiting this park was the one and only complete waste of time, money and effort during all my travels in japan. Getting there as a non japanese is challenging, but doable. once there you pay 3100 admission, then you are required to pay for literally...More

1  Thank Triptripper2
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Japanese zoos are often cramped and surrounded by urbanisation but Himeji Central Park Safari is spacious and good for the animals. At the petting zoo you can pet wallabies. If you want to hold guinea pigs they will be served to you in a wicker...More

Thank ART196
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May 27, 2016|
Response from Lengluey | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. It cost around 1,000 yen for the day to park there.