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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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Free for Children

Surprise to know that the entry fee is free for children (under 15 if not mistaken). Adult entry fee is relatively cheap, 820 yen. Not very big but enough to keep you entertain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Surprise to know that the entry fee is free for children (under 15 if not mistaken). Adult entry fee is relatively cheap, 820 yen. Not very big but enough to keep you entertain for at least half a day. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the handmade information signs that described the animals. it makes the zoo looks more humanistic.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo is good for kids and adults. We love Red Panda the most. The landscape and zoo design can make you able to see the animals so close.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the zoos in Singapore a number of times. Many tourism guide books seems to rave about the magnificent of the zoos in Singapore. As such I've never been to overseas zoos as I thought we had one of the better ones locally until I overcome my skeptics to pay a visit. What I love about this zoo... More 

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San Francisco
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103 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo has an amazed history and they are very famous in Hokkaido. It is not a big zoo. Our favorite animals in this zoo is polar bear and penguin. The polar bears are quite active and they attract lots of people to take pictures. They have several souvenir shops and small restaurants which can let us to spend half... More 

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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this zoo, you could see the animals closer than any regular zoo. Most of fences are low and many glass windows to allow you to see the animal upclose front. We love especially the polar bear, the pinguins , hokkaido monkeys and gorillas.

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this in June. Pleasantly surprised that the admission was 1000 yen for adults and free for children ( until the 15 or 16). The zoo while it is not the largest zoo it had a good balance of aqua creatures to birds to primates to bears and wild cats. Our favourite include the Penguins, the ducks and the ducklings,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a sunny morning today, and as such, we headed off to the Asahiyama Zoo to take a look since it was highly rated. The entrance fee was 800 yen per person, which is perfectly reasonable for a zoo of such a calibre. There were many different exhibits, and they were organized into different buildings with similar animals grouped... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice zoo for both young and old, not a big place but fun enough. The chimpanzees, penguins, polar bears and not forgetting the tiger cubs are all not to be missed.

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Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The admission price is considered relatively reasonable. Those under 14 or 15 years old (cant rem which) enters free. The entire zoo wasnt very big. The enclosures were designed to enable closer view of the animals. We were in awe seeing the big polar bear swimming and playing with its toy for 10min! Awwww...so cute. So sad we didnt get... More 

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