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Address: Kuranuma Higashi Asahikawacho, Asahikawa 078-8205, Hokkaido
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Phone Number: +81 166-36-1104
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Fun day at the zoo

Zoos have almost become cliche nowadays, but this one is worth going to. Compared to other zoos, this place allows visitors to get much closer to the animals. The highlight was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Zoos have almost become cliche nowadays, but this one is worth going to. Compared to other zoos, this place allows visitors to get much closer to the animals. The highlight was definitely the penguin pens and the polar bear enclosures.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our main aim of visiting this zoo is to experience a walk with the penguins! However, we did not get a chance to walk with them as we were there in the early part of the winter. I guess we have to plan carefully next time. Nevertheless, we truly enjoyed the zoo, and we did get to see many penguins!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit the zoo so that we could see the animals from the northern hemisphere with which we were unfamiliar. Unfortunately, on the day we visited, it was extremely cold and the wind was blowing a gale. While we were able to shelter from the elements in each of the enclosures it was difficult to get a lot... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not a zoo fan, but it was interesting to see a lot of animals I've never seen in real life before.

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Main aim of our visit to this zoo was to see polar bears, we only saw two polar bears, one was very lazy and tried to avoid from visitors view. But, we were thrilled at penguins parade. More fun taking photos at aquarium. Fascinating with birds section too. We enjoyed our visit there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read good reviews on the zoo. The visit was beyond my expectations. There is feeding of penguins , polar bears etc. saw exotic animals like red wolf, raccoon and also bird like snowy owl. Viewing of animals is very close and safe. Separated by a glass wall. Seems like the animals are besides you. My family enjoyed it very much... More 

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kuala lumpur
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to Asahiyama Zoo. The zoo is clean and well maintained. Staff are courteous and helpful. Animals definitely are well-fed (laughed).

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Its very recommended place to visit in Asahikawa when you come to Hokkaido. They have Penguin Kingdom in big aquarium and we can enter the tunnel of the aquarium to get the best view to take a picture. I also visited the animal touch cage where I could touch the live duck and goats. All information written in Japanese and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Not been to a zoo for a long time and this was an eye opener. One comment, why is there so little English signage to give indication this is a zoo? Also we had a bad experience (the only one time) with an old guy who wanted to collect JPY500 for parking. From my research, parking was free so we... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

A smallish zoo too far away from Sapporo if you are short of time. The penguin tank was outstanding and the orangutan seem to be enjoying themselves. The tigers were pacing restlessly in the square confine with soggy mud floor, and the big hippo seemed too large for its house. Interesting way to house the snakes but there were just... More 

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