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Kyoto City Zoo

Opened in 1903, making it the second oldest zoo in Japan after Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, Kyoto Municpal Zoo is located in Sakyo Ward, not too far away from notable landmarks such as Nanzenji and Heian Jingu.

Animal Antics: Japan's Best Wildlife Sanctuaries

An increasing number of visitors to Japan are now developing an appreciation for the country’s biodiversity. Japan is home to wide variety of unique creatures, plant life and other natural wonders. Today we will look at some of the best places to see Japanese wildlife outside of the greater Tokyo area. Here are the top five best places to view animals and nature outside of Tokyo.

Asahiyama Zoo: The Best Zoo in Japan

At Asahiyama Zoo, located in the suburbs of Asahikawa, Hokkaido, penguins swim overhead as if flying in the sky, orangutans move around as if walking in the air, and lesser pandas cross the suspension bridge... The zoo attracts attention by introducing "the action display" that reproduced natural behavior and life of animals and it has been a sightseeing spot with a national high-profile and popularity now. In 2013, "a giraffe building and a hippopotamus building" were newly completed. At the giraffe building, you can watch closely giraffes from the unprecedented height of their eyes and feet. On the other hand, a farm is built each indoors and outdoors in the […]

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