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Asahiyama Zoo

Travel Guide - Asahiyama Zoo

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Asahiyama Zoo is famous for its unique way of animal exhibition. You can see the penguins swimming in the tunnel-shaped underwater walkway at Penguin House, the 300 kilograms of big white bears diving and swimming at White Bear House, the seals swimming up and down in the cylinder-shaped tank at Seal House, the orangutans walking at 16 meters above at Orangutan House, the Yezo Shika deer jumping over your head at Yezo Shika deer's Forest, and so on.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:30 - 17:15 (late-April - mid-October) *admission until 16:00
  • 9:30 - 16:30 (mid-October - early-November) *admission until 16:00
  • 10:30 - 15:30 (mid-November - mid-April) *admission until 15:00

ClosedClosed

  • December 30 - January 1
  • early-April - late-April *varies every year
  • early-November - mid-November *varies every year

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 820 yen (General, Adult)
  • Admission Free (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 40 minutes from JR Asahikawa Station by the bus bound for Arashiyama-dobutsuen. Get off at the last stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Higashiasahikawacho Kuranuma, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido, 078-8205

TweetsTweets

osmjp_hokkaido @osmjp_hokkaido - 2020-07-10
Asahiyama Zoo: Named buildings. by Daiji Maps https://t.co/EuToct8GMl
Tokyo Kiwi @ ::1 ✨ 🇳🇿🇯🇵 @philliphardynz - 2020-06-14
Love watching the Asahiyama Zoo live online show in Hokkaido Japan.

Today the Hippo was so cute....

#zoo #hokkaido #asahiyamazoo
Tokyo Kiwi @ ::1 ✨ 🇳🇿🇯🇵 @philliphardynz - 2020-06-14
Love watching the Asahiyama Zoo live online show in Hokkaido Japan.

Today the Hippo was so cute....

#zoo #hokkaido #asahiyamazoo
Tomoko Fukuhara @samson_the_hair - 2020-06-05
Finally, the polar bear, Hokuto, came from the Himeji Zoo to the Asahiyama Zoo. He is checking out the feel of the… https://t.co/gauWInSgjM
GoZity App @GoZityApp - 2020-06-01
Asahiyama Zoo, Hokkaido, Japan

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Tomoko Fukuhara @samson_the_hair - 2020-06-01
Wow! The long awaited polar bear, Hokuto, came to Asahiyama Zoo. The breeding season seems to have missed its time.… https://t.co/CRnePok24o
Tomoko Fukuhara @samson_the_hair - 2020-05-30
The death of a raccoon at Asahiyama Zoo has made the news.
In my village, raccoons are exterminated as vermin. This… https://t.co/XsCh6xw9jB
meme 🐞 (◍•ᴗ•◍)♡ ✧* @memecchisu - 2020-05-30
[Asahiyama Zoo] my feet hurt and the zoo is on a hill so i wasnt able to go see everything. i missed out on capybar… https://t.co/qAuP6A3Uwh
JP🌸Sightseeing @bitcom_eng - 2020-05-29
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We went to Asahikawa City’s Asahiyama Zoo in Hokkaido!
At Asahiyama Zoo, it is possible to… https://t.co/U8m4cel9Tf
Tomoko Fukuhara @samson_the_hair - 2020-05-26
Hokuto, a polar bear, leaves for the Asahiyama Zoo, his new home. https://t.co/NRMKIXGIlP
Tomoko Fukuhara @samson_the_hair - 2020-05-26
The 19-year-old male 'Hokuto,' a polar bear loved by the Himeji City Zoo in Hyogo Prefecture for many years, will m… https://t.co/lWUxQXA0RI
Tomoko Fukuhara @samson_the_hair - 2020-05-25
Asahiyama Zoo is located in the northern part of Japan. So it's very cold. The rhesus monkeys use electric heaters… https://t.co/eJQIM4Z4I6
allrite @allrite - 2020-05-25
Asahiyama Zoo at Arashiyama was the coldest place of our trip but worth it for all the Arctic animals (and penguins… https://t.co/uSn1NldPk6
Tomoko Fukuhara @samson_the_hair - 2020-05-21
Ivan the polar bear is a treasure of the Asahiyama Zoo. I hope Ivan remembers this and spends time at the Tokushima… https://t.co/53ARUCy1j5
Tomoko Fukuhara @samson_the_hair - 2020-05-21
Ivan the polar bear represents the pride of the Asahiyama Zoo. I hope Ivan has a great time at the Tokushima Zoo. https://t.co/jPsKNcTOrA
Tomoko Fukuhara @samson_the_hair - 2020-05-18
A father and son of a giant lemur are living in good health. I've heard that it was the death of a gorilla that tri… https://t.co/NSgOW9gNTY
Cee Cat @CeeeCat - 2020-05-14
Asahiyama Zoo, rest with cute polar bear mascot
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#Asahikawa #winter #hokkaido #japan #snow… https://t.co/1c7MyesS2q
BIN YUSOFF @saifulyusoff - 2020-05-09
One of memorable experience throughout our trip to Sapporo, is trapped in the blizzard during visit to Asahiyama Zo… https://t.co/lvkN6GkcOQ
WDMK @yokkomokko - 2020-05-03
I like watching live videos in my free time during the day👀 Asahiyama Zoo https://t.co/WFWFe9Qruj Mt. Fuji… https://t.co/ZyfIeVIJWo
Ekaterina Drozhdina @Kat_Drozhdina - 2020-05-01
Zima from the Asahiyama Zoo. The most delicate cat of all the snow leopards I have ever seen.
#snowleopard,… https://t.co/N4fumLVzUd
Takeshi@JPRail, Author and Japan train trip expert @jprailcom - 2020-04-25
I have posted new 3-day sample trip plan from Sapporo. This sample itinerary covers Biei, Asahiyama zoo and Sounkyo… https://t.co/Wx78sFXEZF
The Cool Japan @the_cool_japan - 2020-04-03
A group of penguins at Asahiyama Zoo【2014.03.13】 https://t.co/rKFAUo2zWV via @YouTube #Penguin #Japan #Hokkaido #Zoo #Animal
The Cool Japan @the_cool_japan - 2020-04-03
Sunbathing Harbor seal from Asahiyama Zoo【2014.03.13】 https://t.co/dtBmNmYPij via @YouTube

#HarborSeal #Japan #Hokkaido #Zoo #Animal
The Cool Japan @the_cool_japan - 2020-04-02
A group of penguins at Asahiyama Zoo【2014.03.13】 https://t.co/rKFAUo2zWV via @YouTube #Penguin #Japan #Hokkaido #Zoo #Animal
Thera Tan @Thera829 - 2020-04-02
The world is like a jungle. You either fight or run forever. Be stronger mentally🤜🏻🤛🏻#stayathome @ 旭川市旭山動物園(Asahiya… https://t.co/4TC7eqncTJ
The Cool Japan @the_cool_japan - 2020-04-01
Sunbathing Harbor seal from Asahiyama Zoo【2014.03.13】 https://t.co/dtBmNmYPij via @YouTube

#HarborSeal #Japan #Hokkaido #Zoo #Animal
The Cool Japan @the_cool_japan - 2020-03-31
A group of penguins at Asahiyama Zoo【2014.03.13】 https://t.co/rKFAUo2zWV via @YouTube #Penguin #Japan #Hokkaido #Zoo #Animal
The Cool Japan @the_cool_japan - 2020-03-30
Sunbathing Harbor seal from Asahiyama Zoo【2014.03.13】 https://t.co/dtBmNmYPij via @YouTube

#HarborSeal #Japan #Hokkaido #Zoo #Animal
The Cool Japan @the_cool_japan - 2020-03-29
A group of penguins at Asahiyama Zoo【2014.03.13】 https://t.co/rKFAUo2zWV via @YouTube #Penguin #Japan #Hokkaido #Zoo #Animal
The Cool Japan @the_cool_japan - 2020-03-28
Sunbathing Harbor seal from Asahiyama Zoo【2014.03.13】 https://t.co/dtBmNmYPij via @YouTube

#HarborSeal #Japan #Hokkaido #Zoo #Animal

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