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Japan Snake Center

#5 of 34 things to do in Ota Features Animals
3318, Yabutsukacho, Ota 379-2301, Gunma Prefecture
+81 277-78-5193
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If you love snakes

In a remote-ish part of Gunma, the snake center is very interesting to visit. Foreign tourists will... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Traveler000090
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Tokyo, Japan
Really sad

I was really excited to visit this snake center but upon arriving it was obvious the place is... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2015
Arika Z
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good31%
  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
26 Jul 2016
“If you love snakes”
6 Jul 2015
“Really sad”
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3318, Yabutsukacho, Ota 379-2301, Gunma Prefecture
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+81 277-78-5193
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

In a remote-ish part of Gunma, the snake center is very interesting to visit. Foreign tourists will probably not want to visit, as it takes a while to get to, but it's fun. It's a little old, but you learn something, too.

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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

I was really excited to visit this snake center but upon arriving it was obvious the place is falling apart. As a snake owner I know what's acceptable and what is not. And the living conditions here were not acceptable. There are weeks and weeks...More

2  Thank Arika Z
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

As a glimpse into the past this place is a gem. On visiting we found an all but abandoned Snake Zoo, almost like visiting Jurassic Park a year after the first film ends. The ticket booth was manned by a couple of older woman who...More

Thank nzskater
Reviewed 4 August 2011

Yes, this center does indeed have many many snakes. To be honest, the center is a little run-down and many of the snakes are in quite small, dull-looking enclosures. The most interesting thing to me was the large White Snake Kannon (Buddist goddess/Bodhisattva) statue, which...More

2  Thank TravelTravelTravel01
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