OverviewReviewsWin PrizesLocated Nearby

Kyoto City Zoo

4.4/5
30 Reviews
Zoo
Liked by 1
Closed Open on Tue-Sun,9:00am-4:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 hours
Address: Okazaki Hoshojicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-8333
Phone: +81-75-7710210

What people are saying:

The elephant looked paralyzed. The huge black cat sat in a small cage, staring forward, motionless. There are no animal handlers around. I am not an expert in animal behavior, but these animals are miserable and their eyes reveal incredible sadness.

More
Reviews
Some reviews may have been translated by Google Translate
Trip.com(30 reviews)Trip.com
TripAdvisor(236 reviews)TripAdvisor
4.4/5Very Good
All(30)
Latest
Positive(26)
Negative(1)
Photos(11)
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 6
  • annafL8719RR
    annafL8719RR
    ta-icon

    Save the animals.

    The zoo is clean and the staff is friendly. However the quality of life the animals have is terrible. The cages are extremely small. It is heartbreaking seeing the animals pacing back and forth withou...

    Reviewed on /Date(1605226204000+0800)/
  • MuraliK674
    MuraliK674
    ta-icon

    Quality animals

    Decided to make a trip down to this zoo though we were staying in Osaka. It was free for my 2 school going kids. Its a clean and renovated zoo. Location was good with so many scenic views to take grea...

    Reviewed on /Date(1577459721000+0800)/
  • cthsxm
    cthsxm
    St Martin
    ta-icon

    Clean zoo, but sad location for felines

    We spent a good time. The zoo is very clean but there is a serious issue with the felines. They are enclosed in the cage that has to measure only between 50-100sqm2. Very sad for them. Their life co...

    Reviewed on /Date(1561566794000+0800)/
  • VadimM67
    VadimM67
    Madrid, Spain
    ta-icon

    Take a break from temples and shrines.

    My daughter was tired of temples and shrines in Kyoto for two days, so we decided to end the visit with a sensual pleasure - a zoo. Kyoto zoo is small only 4 hectares and you can get around it in 2 ho...

    Reviewed on /Date(1559728932000+0800)/
  • brandonlye
    brandonlye
    Singapore, Singapore
    ta-icon

    Best last min decision ever

    We had to replace an activity in our itinerary at least minute and decided to just entertain our daughter at the city zoo which looked small on the map and besides, how different can zoos be compared ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1558970499000+0800)/

Located Nearby

8095Attractions

Murinan

4.5/523 Reviews
"Garden"
153m away

Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art

4.3/533 Reviews
"Art Museum"
258m away

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

4.3/530 Reviews
"Art Museum"
389m away
Show More
1358Restaurants

Hyotei

4.6/560 Reviews
$$$$
"Local Favorites""Famous Restaurants"
156m away

Kyoudon Kisoba Okakita

4.5/540 Reviews
$$$$
229m away

Yamamoto Menzou

4.6/556 Reviews
$$$$
"Local Favorites"
223m away
Show More
2644Hotels

HOTEL GRANVIA KYOTO

4.7/5401 Reviews
3.91km away

Hotel Keihan Kyoto Grande

4.7/51,234 Reviews
3.98km away

GOOD NATURE HOTEL KYOTO

4.6/515 Reviews
1.94km away
Show More
Click here for more recommended attractions…
Go
Trip.com is part of Trip.com Group Limited, one of the world's leading providers of travel services.
Brand of the Year Awards 2020, South Korea
Google Material Design Awards 2019
Asia eCommerce Awards 2019, Hong Kong