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Ishikawa Zoo

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I visited with community's people. We are around 45 with children. That zoo was not so big but... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2016
Baaska B
via mobile
A good zoo

Having been to zoos in Japan before i was a bit concerned that this would not be a good... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2015
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  • Average5%
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5 May 2018
“Cruel and depressing”
31 Mar 2018
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600 Tokusanmachi, Nomi 923-1222, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 761-51-8500
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Although didn’t go in expecting the best zoo in the world, came out feeling more let down and sad about the conditions of the animals than expected. The birds have picked all their feathers out in frustration and are confined to tiny cages. There was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Amber W
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited various cities in Japan including Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, and others several times for business and just for sightseeing. On a recent trip I decided to check out this zoo- and I was truly appalled at the extremely small space their lone elephant had...More

Date of experience: August 2017
11  Thank LoriD1285
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I visited with community's people. We are around 45 with children. That zoo was not so big but suitable for sightseeing. Also suitable for the children. I think children who under the 7years old they are free. Also we can rent baby stroller in front...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Baaska B
Reviewed August 21, 2016

I really think this zoo is way more better and enjoyable both for the visitors and the animals. Comparing to the famous zoo in Ueno, here the animals have way more space to go around and the visitors have more spots to watch at them....More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Cris T
Reviewed September 27, 2015

A large zoo, with a wide variety of animals, all seem very well cared for and most have large areas to live in. Visited on a cooler day than last time, so animals were more active. Got very close to some animals, such as red...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank KlapauciusJapan
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Having been to zoos in Japan before i was a bit concerned that this would not be a good experience. I need not have worried. Animals all seemed well cared for and most had large enough enclosures. As with all zoos can seem a shame...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank WorcesterMoray
Reviewed July 29, 2014

Having been to a number of zoos in Japan, I was impressed by the size of Ishikawa Zoo and the variety of animals. Most animals also seemed to be relaxed and stress-free, and well cared for. It was very hot (35 degrees C) when we...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank KlapauciusJapan
Reviewed April 25, 2013

What a wonderful day out for all ages. Excellent range of animals, great enclosures with prime viewing areas. English guide layout map available. Many opportunities throughout the day to see the animals being fed. Restaurant offers variety and value. Great value for money.

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank Brenda S
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