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

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Interesting zoo with specific type of animals.

Very interesting zoo with specific type of animals which are available in cold countries, such as polar bear, penguin, seal, snow owl and etc. You can get a glance of Asahikawa... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 

Thank ahgan
Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting zoo with specific type of animals which are available in cold countries, such as polar bear, penguin, seal, snow owl and etc. You can get a glance of Asahikawa city here.

Thank Fantastixck
Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Animals seem happy, not much crowd, great time at the zoo with the animals. Coming from a tropical country, it's great to see these animals in their natural climate. Distance from viewing gallery to animals was close, never experienced this in other zoos. Picture speaks for themselves. Highly recommended.

Thank Canicie
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I love how this zoo is built such that the animals are all in extremely close proximity. You can catch the Penguins almost at arms length and there are peek holes here and there for you to catch the animals as close as possible. A fun place to spend 2-3 hrs!

Thank Chuangdf
Phuket, Thailand
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44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

it was so fun with lots of animals as well as shows that you can spend the whole day inside. there are also some food and drink shop available. walkway may a bit tired by the old people since it locate on slope of the hill.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

differently go if you have the chance to because this is amazing. Go and see the monkeys and the flamingos they are unpredictable.

Thank belladavis2016
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55 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

The zoo is quite big so go prepared for walking. There are tons to see. There are some rare animals too. There is not much food to eat inside and the there is no English menu (buy food tickets from a machine)

Thank Bhupa B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Fun to see rare animals. The seal attraction is definitely a highlight. The Red Panda enclosure looks great, the animal has lots of space and seems very healthy too

Thank Bruno D
Hong Kong, China
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88 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

There are not too many animals in there. The animals are all immobile. They don't move much. Not sure if it's too hot or they are sick. We were hoping to see the penguin parade, but it's not happening in the summer. Very disappointed.

Thank KyWan
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51 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

It's the only place we visited while staying in Asahikawa and a great choice! The zoo is very big with lots of attractions, i.e. polar bears, hippopotamus, tigers with 2 cute little cubs, seals and penguins which is really rare back in our own country. Basically i never thought I'd enjoy the visit so much without any kids tagging along... More 

Thank Siewhee H

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