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Inokashira Zoo

Inokashira Zoo – a zoo within a park… a park within a zoo

Kichijoji – an area west of Tokyo, has a reputation for being one of the most livable places in Japan, and it’s easy to see why. One of its draw-cards is its lovely park, located south of the station. This park, perhaps one of the prettiest in Tokyo, has a beautiful forest-like feel to it.…

Ride a Panda-Themed Train and See Japan’s Largest Panda Family in Wakayama!

Crazy about adorable pandas? Make your merry way to this theme park with the largest panda family in Japan aboard a panda-themed train for the ultimate panda experience! Panda Kuroshio “Smile Adventure Train” In celebration of JR West’s 30-year anniversary and Adventure World’s 40-year anniversary this 2018, a panda-themed Kuroshio Limited Express train made its…

Do You Know Where to Find Adorable Animals in Kobe? Check Out These 2 Places!

Kobe is a great multicultural city in proximity to other megacities such as Osaka that needs to be covered when you are in the Kansai region. It has many fantastic places to visit, including castles, temples, modern buildings, parks, and whatnot. However, if you are looking for a relaxing day watching animals, these are the…

Visiting Kyushu? Don’t Miss These 4 Locations in Oita Prefecture!

If you love hot springs (温泉) and beautiful scenery in Japan, Oita Prefecture (大分県) is the place to be. It is located on the eastern side of Kyushu (九州), which is a perfect spot to see and experience the earth’s powerful force beneath our feet. Japan is known for being located on the Ring of…

Too Adorable to Eat? Find These Animal-Themed Manju in Ueno!

When it comes to adorable treats that look way too good to eat, look nowhere else, Japan has it all for you! The delightful confectionery sold by Japanese sweets shop Namikoshiken make some of the most adorable animal-themed confections that are a must on your next visit to Tokyo! Namikoshiken (浪越軒) rakuten.co.jp/ Founded in 1927,…

Ever Fancied Seeing a Penguin Parade Up Close? Then Check Out Asahiyama Zoo!

Japan love their animals, that’s for sure. Every city you visit comes with an array of animal-centric activities that can be difficult find anywhere else. Hokkaido is no different; here you’ll be able to get up close to see some adorable penguins at Asahiyama Zoo! Asahiyama Zoo Author’s photo The zoo in Asahikawa is famous…

Check out Akiyoshidai Safari Land: Bursting with Fun and Beautiful Animals!

All work no play makes Jack a dull boy. Yes! One cannot work their entire life without creating time for pleasure. With that said, one of the best places to spend your free time is the Akiyoshidai Safari Land which is an amusement park and zoo that is located in the Yamaguchi prefecture. The zoo…

Check Out this Absurdly Fun Event of ’Animals’ Escaping in Tokyo!

You may have already heard of Ueno Zoo, the oldest existing zoo in Tokyo, but have you ever witnessed its “Escaped Animal Drill?” It is a very exciting event which may appear odd for some, as you will see zookeepers dressed up in animal costumes pretending to be fugitive animals breaking loose as co-workers try…

Have a Day Off in Sendai? Visit the Yagiyama Zoo!

Don’t you think a trip to a zoo can be an enchanting and educational experience for children and parents alike? If you find yourself in Sendai, make sure to put Sendai Yagiyama Zoological Park on your must-see list. A great spot to visit if you have kids, but also if you just want to have…
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