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Tennoji Zoo

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1-108 Chausuyamacho, Tennojiku, Osaka 543-0063, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6771-8401
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Nice aviary

It is a pretty basic small zoo, with some representative species. No elephants anymore, one Rhino... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
Not enough feeding it seems

I really enjoy to see the animals that I normally don’t have the chance to see and for that, I do... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Ricardo S
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1-108 Chausuyamacho, Tennojiku, Osaka 543-0063, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6771-8401
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"nice zoo"
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"wide variety of animals"
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"looked healthy"
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"tennoji station"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a pretty basic small zoo, with some representative species. No elephants anymore, one Rhino, one Bactrian camel, some wolves kept indoors, a Koala, one Giraffe, a couple of Hippos, some Lions, a Tiger. There is not the space in a city Zoo where...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy to see the animals that I normally don’t have the chance to see and for that, I do appreciate. Apart from that I dont like to see animals in smaller cages that it should be for bigger animals and for sure they...More

2  Thank Ricardo S
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This zoo has a large collection of animals and you could get really close to them, which was great. However I had some questions around whether the enclosures were appropriate for the animals. Some enclosures were pretty small and a few animals were pacing around...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

It was a beautiful park with lots of pretty plants, flowers and also trees...amazing landscape. The location is also strategic at the end of Shinsekai....but I cried looking at the conditions of the animals. The chimpanzees hugging each other as it was too cold with...More

1  Thank rouzil
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I have been travelling around japan for around about 2 weeks now and Osaka has by far been a wonderful place to spend a few days to roam and see the sights. however yesterday me and my partner walked past the Tennoji Zoo and for...More

6  Thank Ellery M
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

I would never go back here even if it was free. The animals pace around and DONT look happy. Osaka has been a great experience for me but this place is rotten. This zoo should be closed....its not right of any animal to be put...More

8  Thank keik0cats
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

First of all, the station "Doubutsuen-mae" is very funny. I really recommend you to go into and check it out. Zoo is located not far from Tennoji station as well, 10 minutes walk approximately. They provide with simple map in English in the entrance. Animals...More

Thank Nafisa K
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

In the heart of Osaka (4 metro stops from Shinsaibashi) is Tennoji Zoo. A nice clean zoo that has the usual typical animals from around the world. The enclosures were a bit small but not in bad shape. It was the 36th international zoo I...More

1  Thank 1DanielPaul
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We visited because I have a 2 year old sister who is fond of animals. It's depressing really to see a lot of animals in there for shelter. The polar bear's place is not appropriate for her with fake icebergs and paints already coming off....More

1  Thank crushedpink
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This Zoo should be closed. All the tropical and sub tropical animals looked cold and starving and definitely not comfortable. Enclosures were designed to give visitors a good view but not good if the animals don’t look happy.

7  Thank carolinealmac
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