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神戸どうぶつ王国 Kobe Animal Kingdom

  • Entertainment (Zoo / Aquarium / Botanical Gardens)
  • Around Kobe
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District
Around Kobe
Address
7-1-9 Minatojimaminamimachi, Chuo-ku Kobe-shi, Hyogo 650-0047, Japan
Category
  • Entertainment (Zoo / Aquarium / Botanical Gardens)
Opening Hours
[Weekdays] 10:00-17:00 (last admission 16:30) [Saturday, Sunday and National holiday] 10:00-17:30 (last admission 17:00)
Closed
Thursday
Website
http://www.kobe-oukoku.com/
Tel.
+81-78-302-8899
Date of post:2015/06/19

Birds, Flowers and Alpacas!

  • Animal Appreciation

The Kobe Animal Kingdom is a large indoor flower and animal themed park which houses many unique and rare species of plants, animals, and birds.

It is located on Kobe’s artificially made “Port Island” and it can be accessed via Port Liner to the K-Computer Mae Station. Just outside of the station, you will notice the large wooden building which contains this theme park.

The price for adult is ¥1500 (JPY) per person and ¥800 (JPY) per child. There are also discounts for students, handicapped, and elderly people.

When you first enter the park, you will be stunned by the beautiful array of flowers that are displayed in the first greenhouse room. There are many species of plants and flowers displayed all over as well as on the ceiling. This room also offers a petting zoo for small animals which many kids can enjoy. There is a petting zoo for dogs and cats, as well as rabbits. Across this room there is a magnificent bird room which features many species of birds flying freely. The rest of the park features more rooms where animals such as kangaroos, capybaras, llamas, alpacas and other animals are roaming freely so you can enjoy taking pictures playing with them. There are also several bird shows during the day, and the park features one of the largest owl collections in the world, so it is definitely a must see.

If you are in Kobe, the Animal Kingdom is highly recommended for people of all ages. Since the flowers are grown in a well maintained green house, this park can be enjoyed all year round. You can easily finish this attraction within 2 hours so you can plan it accordingly with your travelling schedule. If you are trying to plan a day trip in Kobe and like animals, then you should definitely take the time to visit Kobe’s wonderful Animal Kingdom.

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