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Wakayama Castle Park Zoo (和歌山城公園動物園)

"This zoo is approximately ten minutes on foot from Nankai Wakayamashi Station and 15 minutes by car from Wakayama Interchange. Located on the premises of Wakayama Castle, it is one of Japan's unusual zoos. Built in 1915, it mainly consisted of the Deer, Monkey, and Waterfowl Breeding Center. It closed for a time due to the influence of World War ll and resumed operations in 1970. Today they breed 30 kinds of animals, including 13 mammal and 17 bird species. In addition to its ""Bear Hut"" populated by moon bears, the zoo's sectioned into a Fairy Tale Garden and a Waterfowl Garden where you can take a stroll and try feeding some of the animals."

place

Wakayama Wakayama-shi Ichibancho 3 (Wakayama / KinokawaArea)

phone 0734248635
place

9:00-17:00

Review of Wakayama City Zoo

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2020/02/24 Needs to be closed down
Terrible place. Needs to be shut down. We walked through here to get to the castle. Had already read bad reviews but thought it cant possibly be that bad. Well it was. Animals are in tiny, concrete...
Reviewed:2019/11/24 The most horrible place in Japan
I have visited many beautiful places all around japan over the years. We decided to stay two nights in wakayama city this time around inspired by all the articles written about this undiscovered...
Reviewed:2019/05/09 At least its free.
Wandered in here while looking around the park beneath the castle. I assume it is free, nobody tried to take our money!
Not much in there, more of a petting zoo really, interesting enough to kill...

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Details

Address
Wakayama Wakayama-shi Ichibancho 3 [map]
Area
Wakayama / KinokawaArea
Phone
0734248635
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
Tuesday (The next day for Public holidays)
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Available (58 spaces)
* Use Wakayama Castle Park parking lot
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

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          Wakayama prefecture unites pilgrims, food lovers, and culture buffs in a tranquil corner of Japan at the base of the Kii Peninsula. The setting for many a Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail, Wakayama invites those in search of spirituality from one side of the prefecture to the other, from the 100-plus Buddhist temples of the sacred Mount Koya in the west to the inspiring temples of the Kumano Sanzan set among breathtaking nature in the east. Once the grueling hike is complete, make a beeline for Wakayama city to savor some of the country's most delicious ramen noodles.