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Takasakiyama Nature Zoo, Oita
(4.1/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Observe a monkey feeding frenzy at Takasakiyama Nature Zoo, a spot at the foot of Mount Takasaki where humans feed monkeys in order to get some peace. Farmers could not get rid of these animals, so they decided to start feeding them regularly, making the zoo a temporary home for whole tribes of free mountain monkeys. Watch and you might see a mama monkey delousing her offspring, or baby monkeys testing their strength as they play. You can ride on the monorail service, dubbed the "kids' monkey rail," offering scenic views of the mountain. The place makes a cheap and fun trip for a whole family, and lies some 3 km (1.6 mi) from Beppu city, or 10 km (6 mi) from Oita. Put Takasakiyama Nature Zoo on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Oita trip itinerary builder.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Monkey was walking normally in front of very powerful and! Haha first monkey is scary! I think that after becoming familiar with really cute.! And cheaper, recommended!
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  • It is best to take the bus. It takes 25 minutes by bus from the station of Oita. OA go down in "Takasakiyama Sizendoubutukouenn mae '. There are many monkeys in the mountains, not cage. They are very intimados, that surround visitors. When you have something to eat, sometimes monkeys attack. Why not have. You can see the habits of the monkeys right in front of you. There is a cute small that put you the name of "Charlotte", the name of the Princess of Ingraterra. But there are three groups of monkeys in the mountain, so if you can see the GroupOf "charlotte" depending of the occasion. Oita is famous for baths terminals, there is a bathroom oara monkeys in the mountains. In winter, the monkeys bathe. The scene is very attractive. And the road from the station to the mountain (called "route 10") that passes next to the sea, the Gulf of Beppu, is very beautiful. I really like the way. In addition, there is an aquarium that is the most famous in Kyusyu, Umitamago, beside the mountain. You can go to Umitamago by the gateway directly. I recommend that as you visit also.
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  • This is a spot you can see monkeys, unlike the Zoo with no cages. Is to notice mountains because temperatures are different from at the foot of going from fall to winter. I went at the end of 11 months, but was born in the summer of monkey Sun children had so much so cute like was seen
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  • Cute monkey, Cheap price. It takes 20min to look around here.
  • Nice animal park in front of the Beppu bay
  • Saw about 1000 monkeys!
  • Great park!!!
  • Can approach monkeys