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Himeji Central Park

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Address: 1436-1 Toyotomicho Kodani, Himeji 679-2121, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 79-264-1611

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Animal side is worth it

My husband and I went here on our honeymoon. We're currently unable to own pets, so the most exciting thing about Central Park was being able to interact with animals. There's a... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Wasilla, Alaska
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Wasilla, Alaska
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

My husband and I went here on our honeymoon. We're currently unable to own pets, so the most exciting thing about Central Park was being able to interact with animals. There's a dog park within the amusement park, and more dogs and other animals within the safari portion. Animals seem to be taken care of well and it was overall... More 

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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Everything you see in the travel mags!! Beautiful plant life, cats sleeping under the trees (yes you read right cats) Koi swimming in the garden lakes make for a magic and tradition experience. Simply put stunning.

Thank Stacy R
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is the oark surrounding the castle and there are beautiful views of the casle from many spots of it.

Thank Daniel N
El Paso, Texas
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

the gardens and Himeji Castle..wear good walking shoes and expect to spend about a day here..I have already written reviews on the Castle and garden

Thank Marta E
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Visiting this park was the one and only complete waste of time, money and effort during all my travels in japan. Getting there as a non japanese is challenging, but doable. once there you pay 3100 admission, then you are required to pay for literally every attraction or buy an expensive free pass. However, the Diavolo roller coaster is a... More 

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Reviewed 23 April 2016

Japanese zoos are often cramped and surrounded by urbanisation but Himeji Central Park Safari is spacious and good for the animals. At the petting zoo you can pet wallabies. If you want to hold guinea pigs they will be served to you in a wicker basket bowl, as per the Japanese way.

Thank ART196
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

Highly recommended for families with small children. Children can get to touch and feed a lot of animals and the drive through safari was a real adventure for the children to see lions, tigers and zebra, etc up close. The amusement park has a lot of rides suitable for small children. Good value for money and can easily spend 4... More 

Thank Lengluey
South Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

The gardens are very good, immaculately maintained, and presented to the public in the best light that they can be. Unfortunately we were too early for cherry blossom season

Thank snerd45
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

I went here with the main intention of showing my daughter the various animals on display. The park itself is divided into three sections; the safari itself, a petting area, and a walk through safari. The entire park is based on a hill but is cleverly designed allowing people to walk downward through the park with a cable car returning... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

I visited Himeji Central Park with some friends in September 2015. It's a nice little park with a few rides, my favourite of which was Diavlo. The other looping coaster was terrifying but worth it for the thrills! They had an odd collection of other things like walk through mazes and horror attractions. They had some dog show thing which... More 

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