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Wakayama City Zoo, Wakayama

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  • The animals are in tiny cages, and the environment is very bad and smelly. Some animals even fight with each other and you can see their feathers being plucked off them. I hope they stop having this z...  more »
  • My husband and I were recently in Japan. We visited Wakayama Castle and didn't realize there was a zoo. I found the zoo small and not properly setup for the animals. I found it truly depressing and cr...  more »
  • I don't think it is worth your time, from the little i can see from top of hill. Very small, some animals in cages, and very few visitors (even in summer).  more »

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You can find plenty of accommodation choices for your stay in Wakayama, ranging from affordable guesthouses and traditional ryokans, to numerous mid-range options with tatami floors, onsen resorts, and luxury establishments. Lodgings mostly cluster in three major city areas, with the largest concentration in the town center near the historic castle. The Kada area, near two famous shrines, and the southern Wakanoura neighborhood also boast a solid selection of lodgings.
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