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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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If you love animals you will love this place

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Chuangdf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

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Thank Chuangdf
Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Thank belladavis2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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)

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Thank Bhupa B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Thank Bruno D
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Thank KyWan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Siewhee H
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are quite a lot of animals to see, but the scale won't be as big as the ones in Chime Long in Guangzhou. The zoo is not big but well designed. It's easy to walk around but unfortunately a lot of the exhibitions are in Japanese only. One point to note is that it's free entry for teenagers.

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Thank Ben P
Kyoto, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to several other zoos in Japan such as the Kobe Oji Zoo and Kyoto Zoo. I can say that this zoo is by far the best to various extents. You can see the animals up close and personal. The food they offer in this zoo were also priced reasonably. Be sure to visit during any season except summer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

a zoo with good facility.but you can look closer to animals.How ? go to find out yourself.but must check weather and zoo open period.because it may be close for maintanence

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