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Kobe Animal Kingdom

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  • Excellent55%
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  • Poor1%
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“bird show”(8 reviews)
“petting zoo”(8 reviews)
“love animals”(6 reviews)
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7-1-9 Minatojima Minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0047, Hyogo Prefecture
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

I adore animals but most Japanese animal attractions leave me cold due to the awful conditions the animals are kept in. The majority of the animals at Kobe Animal Kingdom are kept very well and seem free from stress HOWEVER I only gave four stars...More

7  Thank missjess85
神戶動物王國, 営業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here On 17th March 2018, new area of Rocky Valley opened. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

If you love animals, please avoid this place. It is solely based on entertaining people and does not consider the animals at all. Very small cages for wild and no hideouts in case they get distressed. Lots of kids screaming which must be very stressful...More

10  Thank Jonas H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My partner and I visited Kobe Animal Kingdom 14th of Oct, 2018. It was a Sunday and seemed quite busy with lots of kids, everywhere! It was also difficult getting there from the train station. I regret coming here, some of the smaller mammals, especially...More

Thank sam_wise_0404
Roving804733, 営業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. We are very sorry let you have a bad memory here. Hope to see you again. Best regards

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must-go for young families with kids - close animal encounters here and there plus casual lunch buffet.. no complaints.

Thank woodietravels
Roving804733, 営業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Better late than never! This is a fantastic place to visit if you are staying in Kobe and is easily assessable via the train over the bay with a stop close to the location. So many birds and animals that are not caged with some...More

Thank Neil W
Roving804733, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed 8 September 2018

This place was really good. Lots of animals I've never seen in a zoo before, the dog show and bird show were fun, able to touch quite a few of the animals such as turtle, kangaroo, capybara. Dont worry, I didn't squash the squirrel, but...More

1  Thank Zhish
神戶動物王國, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. (It is very funny for you might have stepped on a few ants.) This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I visit Kobe Animal kingdom on April and got to see plenty and nice animal. Luckily, I arrive on time with a bird show. They are so nice and smart! And we fall in love with red panda sleeping at the tree. So cute! Families...More

2  Thank GemellixT
神戶動物王國, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Most part of it is indoor thus it’s great for the boiling weather. There are many little animals to touch and to feed. There are animals shows which should be funny as there were loads of laughs however we didn’t understand a bit as they...More

1  Thank Moshea T
神戶動物王國, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed 29 July 2018

It was a bit overcrowded but it was only 1800yen or something like that. Sooo many small animals to touch and interact with. The best was the bird show...owls, parrots, hawks and eagle fly around a huge tropical indoor oasis and come centimetres from hitting...More

Thank arthurclarkee
神戶動物王國, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

For animal lovers it located in Kobe port island right at the port liner K-Computer stop. The place you can touch and get closer to many animals not only cats & dogs but also Cappibara, Many birds, Lemurs, Red pandas, Camels, Pygmy hourses and many...More

Thank Navara68
神戶動物王國, 営業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I visit there in hot day, but there made comfortable temperature. Additionally, there are food shops, so I could buy drinks, lunches or icecreams. I enjoyed touching with a lot of animals such as awl, dogs, cats, alpacas, kangaroos, rabbits and tortoise. Also, I could...More

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神戶動物王國, 營業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Real fun with kids, lot of different types of animals. May need more than 3 hours if you are animal lover. My 3 yrs old grandson enjoy watch and touching animal and birds inside. Don't miss the birds and water specious area.

1  Thank Pun K
神戶動物王國, 営業 at Kobe Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your reply. This is our pleasure to have you visit here and had a good time here. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

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Kathy O
12 November 2017|
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Response from ttttssssszzzzzz | Reviewed this property |
if I remember correctly. There is a train from Namba to Kobe-sannomiya Station which takes about 30-40 mins. Then you change to the skyliner monorail to the kei computerMae station.
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LaiS272
3 October 2017|
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Response from 八千代 西 | Reviewed this property |
You are right!! On October 19th in 2017, they are open as a special case.
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26 August 2017|
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Response from 八千代 西 | Reviewed this property |
You should come to Sannomiya by JR or Hankyu Line. If you take Hankyu from Kyoto Kawaramachi Station, you need to change trains at Juso. From Sannomiya take Port Liner and get off at Kei computer Mae 京コンピュータ前 station. Only a... More
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