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Omiya Park Zoo

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Address: Takahanacho, Omiya-ku, Saitama 330-0803, Saitama Prefecture
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Small but free

Part of the grounds surrounding Hikawa shrine, don't expect a massive corporate zoo. This is a quaint, FREE zoo that's been here for a very long time and includes many Japanese... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2014
Karim A
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Hasuda, Japan
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

This is a very small and free Zoo located in the large Omiya Park. There are a range of animals and interestingly a Japanese Bear and a Hyena next to each other. We have been a few times with our kids, we normally take a picnic as the Zoo is in a large and nice park with a large play... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Part of the grounds surrounding Hikawa shrine, don't expect a massive corporate zoo. This is a quaint, FREE zoo that's been here for a very long time and includes many Japanese animals too like bears and monkeys. Well worth 10-15 mins on your way through to the shrine.

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Saitama, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

I dislike any caging of animals - especially when the allocated space and habitat is so small - can/should not be called a zoo. The number of animals on display are very limited - making one feel as if the place was created as a afterthought ... and then forgotten. Walk through in under 10 minutes.

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