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Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden

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3-70 Higashiyama Motomachi, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-0804, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-782-2111
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3-70 Higashiyama Motomachi, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-0804, Aichi Prefecture
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"koala bears"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very crowded. The zoo was depressing. The gardens were nice. But for a botanical garden did not have much variety of plants

1  Thank REDhongkong
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The zoo is on the smaller size but has a lot of animals. Their cages are clean and the animals look healthy. It’s a nice place to spend a day with kids . There is a lagoon with pedaling boats , an amusement park and...More

1  Thank daniela201633
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 3 year old son loves this Zoo, we have the annual pass (2,000 Yen, well worth it if you live in Nagoya and have kids) and go quite often. It is a huge zoo with a very large collection of interesting animals. The habitats...More

Thank SeanofNagoya
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Big zoo. Toilets available almost anywhere. Cheap for it's class. Near train station. Good facilities.

Thank NoViCeForNow
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Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a big zoo and it amazed me how detailed and information packed each site was. We visited the zoo before going up the higashiyama tower and the leaves were turning red and brown giving the zoo a nostalgic feel. Will definitely come back...More

Thank Garbs1209
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

The place is very big with many different kinds of animal. The entrance fee is very low comparatively. You may also see lots of Japanese families having picnic on many glass area. Lots of fun. You can spend over half day in zoo. We didn't...More

Thank Raymond C
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

First, the location is nice. Away from the concrete of the city, lots of trees. The zoo, itself, is a large property. Lots of walking uphill, up steps, so be prepared. With the trend of US zoos toward the habitat format, it was disappointing and...More

3  Thank dianeoh1950
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Enjoyed this Zoo and Botanical gardens in Spring. The flowers in the Botanical Gardens were amazing! I really enjoyed the Japanese Gardens. The Zoo was large and very nice. The admission price was inexpensive and overall I would highly recommend a visit.

1  Thank OBrien456
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

There are so many lovely and active animals in the zoo that you can spend a day there with choices of food stalls and food trucks with good food like ice pineapple lollipop and tasty sausage. Even the ice cream cone from the machine is...More

2  Thank jacklyn_lung
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

This zoo's admission price isn't too bad and they have lots of fun exhibits. They even have a lake where you can take a paddle boat out with a friend! Overall, it's a great place to visit on a day when the weather is nice....More

2  Thank Lauren L
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Sarah D
November 17, 2017|
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Response from Silvio R | Reviewed this property |
I was there for the last time this May. It was 500 yen for adult and free for my children. Have fun!
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