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Kobe Animal Kingdom

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7-1-9 Minatojima Minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0047, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

A very enjoyable place (but a bit pricey in admission fee). The lemurs were very cute and jumped around people. The bird show was amazing. After the show there was a chance to take a photo with the owls. People could have close encounters with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kobe Animal Kingdom is a cross between a botanical garden, a zoo and an educational outreach center. If you go on a weekday, you'll sometimes see groups of school kids around the place. There are a number of animals, some of which visitors can interact...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Roving804733, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I visited Kobe Animal Kingdom 14th of Oct, 2018. It was a Sunday and seemed quite busy with lots of kids, everywhere! It was also difficult getting there from the train station. I regret coming here, some of the smaller mammals, especially...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Roving804733, 営業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. We are very sorry let you have a bad memory here. Hope to see you again. Best regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must-go for young families with kids - close animal encounters here and there plus casual lunch buffet.. no complaints.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank woodietravels
Roving804733, 営業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed September 18, 2018

Better late than never! This is a fantastic place to visit if you are staying in Kobe and is easily assessable via the train over the bay with a stop close to the location. So many birds and animals that are not caged with some...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Neil W
Roving804733, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed September 8, 2018

This place was really good. Lots of animals I've never seen in a zoo before, the dog show and bird show were fun, able to touch quite a few of the animals such as turtle, kangaroo, capybara. Dont worry, I didn't squash the squirrel, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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神戶動物王國, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. (It is very funny for you might have stepped on a few ants.) This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I visit Kobe Animal kingdom on April and got to see plenty and nice animal. Luckily, I arrive on time with a bird show. They are so nice and smart! And we fall in love with red panda sleeping at the tree. So cute! Families...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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神戶動物王國, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Most part of it is indoor thus it’s great for the boiling weather. There are many little animals to touch and to feed. There are animals shows which should be funny as there were loads of laughs however we didn’t understand a bit as they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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神戶動物王國, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed July 29, 2018

It was a bit overcrowded but it was only 1800yen or something like that. Sooo many small animals to touch and interact with. The best was the bird show...owls, parrots, hawks and eagle fly around a huge tropical indoor oasis and come centimetres from hitting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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神戶動物王國, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

For animal lovers it located in Kobe port island right at the port liner K-Computer stop. The place you can touch and get closer to many animals not only cats & dogs but also Cappibara, Many birds, Lemurs, Red pandas, Camels, Pygmy hourses and many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Navara68
神戶動物王國, 営業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

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Kathy O
November 12, 2017|
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Response from ttttssssszzzzzz | Reviewed this property |
if I remember correctly. There is a train from Namba to Kobe-sannomiya Station which takes about 30-40 mins. Then you change to the skyliner monorail to the kei computerMae station.
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LaiS272
October 2, 2017|
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Response from 八千代 西 | Reviewed this property |
You are right!! On October 19th in 2017, they are open as a special case.
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August 26, 2017|
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Response from 八千代 西 | Reviewed this property |
You should come to Sannomiya by JR or Hankyu Line. If you take Hankyu from Kyoto Kawaramachi Station, you need to change trains at Juso. From Sannomiya take Port Liner and get off at Kei computer Mae 京コンピュータ前 station. Only a... More
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September 03, 2017|
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