Best Spots To See Animals

Here're best Spots To See Animals. We released a ranking of reviews about Spots To See Animals posted by travel influencers who have actually been there.

Spots To See Monkeys

Address:6845 Hirao Yamano'uchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano

Access:60 min by car from Nagano Station.

Tel:0269-33-4379

Hours:8:30-17:00,9:00-16:00

Top Review:Midwinter Scene! Snow Monkeys Taking Onsen

Though in the severe environment covered with snow almost one third of a year, there's a group of Japanese Monkey living here. In winter, tourist can see these snow monkeys taking onsen hot spring. There's a onsen town near here, you can enjoy traveling, too.

Spots To See Deer

Nara Park

10 Review

Address:469 Zoshi-cho, Nara-shi, Nara

Access:On foot: 5 min from Kintetsu Nara Station, 20 min from JR Nara Station. By bus: 2 min from Kintetsu Nara Station, or 9 min from JR Nara Station to Nara Park. By car: 45 min from Osaka, 60 min from Kyoto.

Tel:0742-27-8036

Top Review:A World Heritage Site We Can Meet Deer As A Natural Monument

More than 1000 wild deer live in the huge park with lush greenery, and we can meet them freely. Some stands sell Shika Senbei (deer's cracker), and you can feed them, but please beware of so many deer getting together around you!

Rabbit Spots

Address:Tadaumi-cho, Takehara-shi, Hiroshima, Takehara-shi, Hiroshima

Top Review:Rabbits & Ruins!? A Rabbit Island

Ookuno-shima is a small island in Seto Inland Sea. The island has a shadowy past that left a storehouse of poison gas and an electric power plant, but also has a bright side that over 700 rabbits welcome the visitors to the island. It's a precious island that is rare in the world.

Spots To See Cats

Address:1903 Ogi-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa

Top Review:You Can Meet Cats, Too. A Scenic Shrine Of God For An Easy Delivery

According to one theory, this shrine enshrined Toyotama-hime who is a grandmother of the first Japanese Emperor Kammu, and known as a god for an easy delivery of baby. The scenery from the shrine is nice and cats living in Ogi-jima Island will give you a balm.◎A small hill overlooking the Seto Inland Sea. Whenever you visit, cats are napping here. You can arrive the shrine eventually when you walk around the Ogi Island without searching for, because there're some signboards all over the community.

Aquariums

Address:35-1 Kankiji-cho Shimagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Tel:075-354-3130

Hours:10:00-18:00

Top Review:Jellyfish Fans Shouldn't Miss! An Interactive Art Of Kyoto Aquarium

A lots of jellyfish appeared in aromatic and dark room create a very fantasy world with unexpected light effects. How about being healed by the swinging jellyfish in this winter?

Zoos

Address:Kuranuma, Higashi Asahikawa, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido

Access:5 min by car or taxi from Kitahinode Station. 40 min by bus from Asahikawa Station.

Top Review:So Lovely Polar Animals & Its Highlight 'Penguin Walk'

We were thrilled with the animals we can see at close range. Don't forget winter clothes because it's still covered with snow partly. The Penguin Walk Show is must-see, which penguins walk very near us! What's more, I love this so lovely soft served ice cream!

Tiger Spots

Address:12 Bang Lamung District, Pattaya, Thai

Access:2 hours by car, from Bangkok

Tel:+66-038-255-221

Hours:9:00-18:00

Top Review:You Can Back Hug a Tiger! Tiger Park

Pattaya is famous as a resort area, close to Bangkok, Thailand. There are tigers of various sizes, from baby tigers to big tigers. You can also take "photos that play with tigers" that look great on SNS, and it's fun to see, to experience, and to look back at the photos! It is a highly recommended spot.

Review Ranking

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Nara Park

10 Review

Address:469 Zoshi-cho, Nara-shi, Nara

Access:On foot: 5 min from Kintetsu Nara Station, 20 min from JR Nara Station. By bus: 2 min from Kintetsu Nara Station, or 9 min from JR Nara Station to Nara Park. By car: 45 min from Osaka, 60 min from Kyoto.

Tel:0742-27-8036

Top Review:A World Heritage Site We Can Meet Deer As A Natural Monument

More than 1000 wild deer live in the huge park with lush greenery, and we can meet them freely. Some stands sell Shika Senbei (deer's cracker), and you can feed them, but please beware of so many deer getting together around you!

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Mt. Wakakusa

6 Review

Address:496 Zoushi-cho, Nara-shi, Nara

Access:To go to the mountain top, 40min from both of Horai IC and Tenri IC by car. Or, 13min from Nara Station to Kasuga Taisha Honden by bus, then walk 45min.

Top Review:Autumn Mt. Wakakusa Dyed With The Evening Glow

Top of Mt. Wakakusa commands the whole view of Nara Park and its city. From the late October, the leaves begin to turn their colors for autumn, and you can enjoy scenery becoming more and more beautiful. I took this picture in early November last year.

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Address:1-1 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima

Access:Go to Miyajima-guchi Station of JR or Hiroden (streetcar), then walk to ferry terminal. There're two ferry terminals of Matsudai Kisen or JR, both of them go to Miyajima for 10 or 15 min. To Itsukushima Shrine, 10 min walk from Miyajima Port.

Tel:0829-44-2020

Hours:6:30-18:00

Top Review:A World Heritage, Itsukushima Shrine You Can See Also Wild Animals

Many wild deer live in Miyajima, and they sometimes appear around Itsukushima Shrine. Not only deer, you see some wild birds such as herons and ducks. But, be careful not to be robbed your bag by deer!◎Ferry is available from a port near Miyajima-guchi Station. Most parking areas are located around Miyajima-guchi Station. But in the seasons of cherry blossoms and autumn leaves, Miyajima would be very crowded.

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Address:Tadaumi-cho, Takehara-shi, Hiroshima, Takehara-shi, Hiroshima

Top Review:Rabbits & Ruins!? A Rabbit Island

Ookuno-shima is a small island in Seto Inland Sea. The island has a shadowy past that left a storehouse of poison gas and an electric power plant, but also has a bright side that over 700 rabbits welcome the visitors to the island. It's a precious island that is rare in the world.

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Address:1903 Ogi-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa

Top Review:You Can Meet Cats, Too. A Scenic Shrine Of God For An Easy Delivery

According to one theory, this shrine enshrined Toyotama-hime who is a grandmother of the first Japanese Emperor Kammu, and known as a god for an easy delivery of baby. The scenery from the shrine is nice and cats living in Ogi-jima Island will give you a balm.◎A small hill overlooking the Seto Inland Sea. Whenever you visit, cats are napping here. You can arrive the shrine eventually when you walk around the Ogi Island without searching for, because there're some signboards all over the community.

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Address:6845 Hirao Yamano'uchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano

Access:60 min by car from Nagano Station.

Tel:0269-33-4379

Hours:8:30-17:00,9:00-16:00

Top Review:Midwinter Scene! Snow Monkeys Taking Onsen

Though in the severe environment covered with snow almost one third of a year, there's a group of Japanese Monkey living here. In winter, tourist can see these snow monkeys taking onsen hot spring. There's a onsen town near here, you can enjoy traveling, too.

7

Address:11-3 Kawaharago, Hukuoka Yatsumiya, Shiroishi-shi, Miyagi

Access:20 min by car or taxi from Shiroishi Zaō Station

Tel:0224-24-8812

Hours:9:00-16:00

Closed:Wed

Top Review:Foxes In A Near Natural Environment

A fox village in Shiroishi, Miyagi Prefecture, where about 100 foxes live inside the huge ground. We can enter there and watch them very closely! Please obey the rules and enjoy the fox village.

8

Address:Kuranuma, Higashi Asahikawa, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido

Access:5 min by car or taxi from Kitahinode Station. 40 min by bus from Asahikawa Station.

Top Review:So Lovely Polar Animals & Its Highlight 'Penguin Walk'

We were thrilled with the animals we can see at close range. Don't forget winter clothes because it's still covered with snow partly. The Penguin Walk Show is must-see, which penguins walk very near us! What's more, I love this so lovely soft served ice cream!

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Mother Farm

4 Review

Address:Tagura 940-3, Futtsu-shi, Chiba

Access:By bus, 30 min from JR Kimitsu Station, or 25 min from Sanukimachi Station to Mather Farm. By car, 80 min from Shinjuku Station, or 60 min from Yokohama Station.

Tel:0439-37-3211

Hours:9:30-16:30,10:00-16:00 [Sat・Sun・Holidays]9:00-17:00,9:30-16:00

Top Review:About an Hour and a Half Drive from the City Center. One of the Largest Sites in the Kanto Region and a Ranch, You can Interact with Many Animals

The area is about 2.5 million square meters, and the vast site is natural as far as the eye can see. Not only can you interact with many animals, but you can also experience feeding and milking! The large slopes of flowers that change with the seasons are also recommended for photography.

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Address:35-1 Kankiji-cho Shimagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Tel:075-354-3130

Hours:10:00-18:00

Top Review:Jellyfish Fans Shouldn't Miss! An Interactive Art Of Kyoto Aquarium

A lots of jellyfish appeared in aromatic and dark room create a very fantasy world with unexpected light effects. How about being healed by the swinging jellyfish in this winter?

11

Yubu Island

3 Review

Address:Komi Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa

Access:15 min from Iriomote Island Water Buffalo Platform, by a water buffalo wagon. Or, you can walk across from Iriomote Island to Yubu Island.

Tel:0980-85-5470

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:The Genuine Okinawa's Scenery! Water Buffalo Vehicle Stepping Into The Sea

Yuhu Island locates 400m away from Iriomote Island, and the whole island is a botanical gardens of subtropical plants. The way to cross to this island is a vehicle pulled by water buffalo! It's really healing to cross the sea on the swaying water buffalo vehicle with a sound of shamisen.

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Toi Cape

3 Review

Address:Ono, Kushima-shi, Miyazaki

Access:40 min by bus from JR Kushima Station to Toi Misaki Bus Stop. By car, 110 min from Miyazaki Airport.

Top Review:Japan's Natural Monument! A Cape Where The Native Horses Live Wildly

At the southernmost place of Miyazaki, Toi Cape, we can see the precious wild horse called 'Misaki Horse' that live without human helps. The scenery here is really wonderful. I tool this pic just before sunset. I want you to visit here once in your life.

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Address:Aka Zamami-son, Shimajiri-gun, Okinawa

Top Review:You Can To Meet The Wild Kerama Deer During A Walk! An Island Village Rich In Nature

Kerama deer live in only four islands of Kerama Archipelago and it's a natural treasure of Japan. The island's nature is so rich that you can meet the wild deer suddenly while you just take a walk in the village. Also, on a manhole cover.

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Address:32-1-1 Shoden-cho, Echizen-shi, Fukui

Tel:0778-27-8821

Top Review:Pretty Cats, Beautiful Lotus Flowers. A Comfortable 'CatTemple' With Human Kindness

About 2 hours from Nagoya or Kyoto. Near Takefu Interchange of Hokuriku Freeway, there's a temple of Soto sect. Cats living here are protected carefully by members of the temple and cat-lovers. Please don't make noises and go after, but you can see them and feel relieved.

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Address:Sanagi Tadotsu-cho, Nakatado-gun, Kagawa

Top Review:Many Cats In The Island! You Can See Them All Over The Island

Sanagi-shima Island is located on the Seto Inland Sea, and it has become well known as a 'cat island' where the number of cats is bigger then that of people. In the island, the cats will welcome you.◎Access: 50 min from Tadotsu Port by Sanyo Kisen Ferry There're not any convenient stores nor vending machines.

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Address:1-1-10 Kaigandori Minato-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Top Review:Romantic Night Appreciation For Adults! The World Largest Aquarium

It's a famous tourist spot, but it can become a proud spot if you visit it at night. By the night shadow and the light whose color is royal blue, the aquarium and a whale shark are more mysterious than them in the daytime. It's an ideal place for the last destination of a date and a travel by yourself.◎Many people leave it around 5:00 pm, so the night is the best time to enjoy the aquarium. The highlight is, of course, whale shark.

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Address:3387-10 Kaerugo Hitoyama Tonosho-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Access:Car: 20min from Tonosho Port, 35min from Kusakabe, 45min from Sakate, 45min from Fukuda. From the top of Kankakei Valley, it takes 15min by car.

Tel:0879-62-0768

Hours:8:10-17:00

Top Review:500 Monkeys In Choshikei Valley, Exciting Feeding Experience For Only 100 Yen

At a scenic spot of Shodoshima Island, Choshikei Valley, there're about 500 monkeys in Monkey Kingdom (Osaru-no kuni). Monkeys take soybeans directly from your hands, you can enjoy like taming the monkeys! And there're many soybeans for only 100 yen, so you can give all the monkeys getting together toward you!◎Admission fee: adult 380yen, child 190yen

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Address:Ishigakijima, Ishigaki-shi, Okinawa

Top Review:Dignified Figure Of King! The Eagle Designated As An Endangered Species

The crested serpent eagle is designated as an endangered species. Though there're less places to see this eagle in the world, you can have many chances to see its handsome figure in the northern part of Ishigaki Island, particularly around Nosoko.

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Shirou Farm

1 Review

Address:177-1 Miyaguni Ueno, Miyakojima-shi, Okinawa

Access:10 min by car or taxi from Miyako Airport

Top Review:Photogenic Aloe Fields With Goats

Shirou Farm has some goats in aloe fields growing in the southern country's sun. The goats eat weeds. When the goats get together around the prominent boxes, what a photogenic scene we can see here!◎Parking area is available. No bathroom. You can buy aloe juice, young plants for kitchen garden. I like this aloe juice!

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Address:3-1-15 Yunokawa-cho, Hakodate-shi, Hokkaido

Access:15 min walk from Yunokawa Station. 20 min by bus from Hakodate Station.

Tel:0138-57-7833

Hours:9:30-18:00,9:30-16:30

Top Review:Monkeys Getting Warm In Onsen

Locate in Sapporo, Hokkaido, 5 min by car from Hakodate Airport. We can meet monkeys taking Onsen from December to May. Monkey food for 100 yen. Visitors can enjoy plants in a greenhouse without worrying about cold even it rains or snows.

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Address:2-1755-1 Minamihata, Ajimu-machi アジムマチミナミハタ, Usa-shi, Oita

Access:50 min by bus from Beppu Station to Safari

Tel:0978-48-2331

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:A Huge Safari Park To Enter By Your Own Cars

We can see predatory animals like lions and leopards, and also feed them if you take a safari's special car. In a good timing, we can enjoy meeting with baby lions and take pictures with them. There's also a facility to touch dogs and cats.

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Address:Aoshima, Ozu-shi, Ehime, Shikoku

Access:35 min by ferry, from Nagahama Port

Top Review:Cat Island with 100 cats

In Ozu City, Ehime Prefecture, there is an island called "Aoshima" in the Seto Inland Sea. There are more cats living there than the islanders, and it is a cat island that cat lovers will love! Everyone is friendly and will come to you right away. If you like cats, this is the place you want to go once in a lifetime.

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Address:12 Bang Lamung District, Pattaya, Thai

Access:2 hours by car, from Bangkok

Tel:+66-038-255-221

Hours:9:00-18:00

Top Review:You Can Back Hug a Tiger! Tiger Park

Pattaya is famous as a resort area, close to Bangkok, Thailand. There are tigers of various sizes, from baby tigers to big tigers. You can also take "photos that play with tigers" that look great on SNS, and it's fun to see, to experience, and to look back at the photos! It is a highly recommended spot.

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Address:3-1, Higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Kanto, Japan

Access:5 min walk, from Higashiikebukuro Station

Tel:03-3989-3466

Hours:10:00-18:00

Top Review:Jellyfish Art

Japan's largest moon jellyfish aquarium with a width of about 14 meters "Jellyfish Panorama" The entire field of view of the moon jellyfish spreads, and you can experience a mysterious experience as if you were surrounded by jellyfish in the dark sea. 12 minutes walk from Ikebukuro station.

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Nara Park

10 Review

Address:469 Zoshi-cho, Nara-shi, Nara

Access:On foot: 5 min from Kintetsu Nara Station, 20 min from JR Nara Station. By bus: 2 min from Kintetsu Nara Station, or 9 min from JR Nara Station to Nara Park. By car: 45 min from Osaka, 60 min from Kyoto.

Tel:0742-27-8036

Top Review:A World Heritage Site We Can Meet Deer As A Natural Monument

More than 1000 wild deer live in the huge park with lush greenery, and we can meet them freely. Some stands sell Shika Senbei (deer's cracker), and you can feed them, but please beware of so many deer getting together around you!

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