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Matsue Vogel Park

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Address: 52 Ogaki-cho, Matsue 690-0263, Shimane Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 852-88-9800

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I was literally flabbergasted when I entered the flower section. Also had the chance to have direct contact with owls, toucans and other birds. Definetly worth the visit,

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 March 2016
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place dresses penguins up and parades them around to hordes of people, whether footballers or Santa Claus, it is disgusting. This happens all over Asia. The cultures there and the disregard for animals is beyond any words I can print here. Do not visit this place and do not encourage the profits they do this for. I would say... More 

Thank S P M
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This park cares more about profit than the welfare of animals. Dressing up penguins in Santa costumes is sad, cruel and vile. I just found out the birds have been subjected to this cruelty at Christmastime since 2009. This has been going on for too long and it needs to stop. If you care about animals at all, avoid this... More 

1 Thank Charangotravels
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

I was literally flabbergasted when I entered the flower section. Also had the chance to have direct contact with owls, toucans and other birds. Definetly worth the visit,

1 Thank Leonardo Y
Curitiba, PR
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

This place has a great variety of flowers and plants, and the park is a good place to go with family. I just feel sorry about the birds locked in the cage... but this is the big attraction of the place.

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Victoria, Canada
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319 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on the way back to Matsue by train from Izuma Taisha shrine. With a foreign passport you can get a ticket discount. We paid 1,080 yen for adult and 1,020 yen for senior. Vogel is German for bird so that is the attraction here - rare birds with wonderful flowers and trees thrown in. We arrived late... More 

Thank fishnguy
Singapore, Singapore
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95 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

Part indoor flower park that blooms all year round, part bird park. Foreigners get ~30% discount on ticket price, just show your passport. Admission becomes 1,080JPY, instead of 1,540JPY. Park is located right outside Matsue Vogel Park Station, about 15-min ride on Ichibata Railways from Matsue Shinjiko-onsen Station. After buying the ticket and entering the main area, you can see... More 

2 Thank ciramisu
Sunnyvale, CA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2014

I visited this park in June. When I walked into the garden area I was in awe of the beautiful flowers! Then, we went to see the birds and other animals. My excitement quickly plummeted. I was so upset to see birds is tiny enclosures, much too small for their needs. I saw a beautiful hawks and falcons tied to... More 

3 Thank Birdgirl44
Antipolo, Rizal, Philippines
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

Ive been here a couple of times since this park is only one and a half hour away from my sisters house. The park is full of plants and flowers. Its a huge park so its better to wear comfortable shoes. They also have penguins and other bird species( you can feed the birds but you have to buy food).... More 

2 Thank jomarivin
Lennoxville, Canada
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014

Although it might be a bit farther away from all the other main attractions of Matsue city, I definitely recommend this attraction. When you first enter, there are many species of owl on display. When you enter the attraction, you will be greeted by their amazing greenhouse. Various flowers, both on the ground and hanging, are arranged in beautiful ways.... More 

1 Thank lithiumbass
Matsue, Japan
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43 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2013

I was expecting to go for flowers, but the birds certainly were the main attraction. I've been to plenty of zoos, but this was the widest variety of birds I had ever seen in one place, many of which I had never seen before. They all seemed very well taken care of and content. If you're going fast you can... More 

2 Thank Brittany P

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