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Takasakiyama Natural Zoo

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Who Doesn't love Monkeys?

My family and I had a very nice visit there. My daughter, who LOVES monkeys, was luck enough to... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Seto, Japan
never have you ever seen such a aggregate Japanese wild monkeys?!

This area is just mountain, but the Unique point is which there are aggregate monkeys. And these... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got information from the tourist informati on at the station. They directed to the bus which was about 1 km away as you walk towards the ocean and easy to find. The bus cost us 240 yen and took about 15 minutes . You...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

My family and I had a very nice visit there. My daughter, who LOVES monkeys, was luck enough to have a baby monkey clime on her!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank steveP3242IL
Reviewed July 8, 2018

This area is just mountain, but the Unique point is which there are aggregate monkeys. And these monkey consists their own each group. You can see the way of their life. But please watch out around you and don't bring any small stuffs with your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank haaayon
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Easy to acces from Beppu, just about 10-15 minutes by bus. And you can buy the monkey-marine ticket from tourist info at Beppu station. It gives you access also to Umitamago aquarium and includes bus tickets too. It's only a short walk up to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Joonas L
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Was amazed at how many monkeys there were, and they walk right past you and interact with each other without a care for people walking around. There were literally hundreds of little monkey, the baby ones were the cutest.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank morka119
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

It was really cool to see all the monkeys and they were really cute, but when the monkeys didn't behave, the staff hit the monkey with a hat and even kicked the monkey. Don't go!

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank connorkenwaybob012
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Whilst we only spent a short time here, the pure experience of going to a mountain to see tonnes and tonnes of monkeys in action is probably worth the ticket price. We were also lucky to visit when the zookeepers were feeding the monkeys and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Stingrui11
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Entry was about 500 Yen and train uphill is 200 Yen extra (but worth it). The 'zoo' is not a big place. Just a small hill you can visit. But it is fun to see so many 'wild' monkeys in all ages and see the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank StefanS71
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

A lovely visit for children. We took the tram ride up the mountain and it was so lovely to see families of monkeys and the cute baby monkeys living happily. Beware: Be careful of things in your hands as one of the monkeys snatched my...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Traveljewelunravel
Reviewed April 22, 2017

This is for sure an educational experience for those who like to learn about the life of primates, especially the Japanese Monkeys that are all over Japan and are considered a nuisance in many parts of Japan. It was good to see these 3 colonies...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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