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Zoo Spots in Ehime Area

  • Tobe Zoological Park of Ehime Prefecture
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    4.5
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    Ehime Pref. Iyoguntobechou Kamiharamachi 240
    This prefectural zoo, located within the Ehime Prefectural Sports Complex in Tobe Town, Iyo County, Ehime Prefecture, has the largest site area of any zoo in Western Japan. Visitors can enjoy panoramic views without the hindrance of cages and fences due to the use of natural features around the site. Visitors can see about 180 species and 1,000 animals in the zoo including Peace, the first successfully hand-reared polar bear in Japan, African elephants, and some clever chimpanzees. The zoo also holds events throughout the year including the Night Zoo, where visitors can observe the animals at night.

    I visited this small/medium sized zoo with a friend. It was off season on a weekday. So we almost had the zoo for ourselves. There is a good variety of animals from all around the world. The zoo is...

  • Dolphin Farm Shimanami
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    4.5
    10 Reviews
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    Ehime Imabari-shi Hakatacho Kanoura 1673

    While cycling from onomichi to imabari we saw a sign for this farm and had to try it out. Due to the temperature of the water we Could only take 30 min but it was amazing. We swam a whole lenght with...

  • Shimantogawagakushu Ctr Osakanakan
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    Ehime Pref. Kitauwagunmatsunochou Nobinono 1510-1

Ehime Main Areas

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Stretched across the northwest corner of Shikoku island, Ehime is a nature-rich prefecture boasting beautiful coastlines and a rural center where mountains play host to 26 of the Buddhist temples that make up the Shikoku Pilgrimage. Matsuyama is home to an original post-feudal castle as well as Dogo Onsen, one of the country's oldest natural hot springs. The northern city of Imabari marks the entrance to the Shimano Kaido, a road that crosses six spectacular bridges and several islands, forming a route between Shikoku and mainland Honshu.

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