Monkey Park Iwatayama, Kyoto

4.3
#1 of 305 in Outdoors in Kinki
Get an up-close look at Japanese macaques at Monkey Park Iwatayama, a forested area providing a home to a large troop of native primates. You'll be able to observe the monkeys from the safety of a caged viewing area, but be sure to follow posted instructions to avoid potentially dangerous encounters within unfenced spots. In addition to the monkeys, you'll find that the park features a sweeping view over the nearby city. By using our Kyoto itinerary planning website , you can arrange your visit to Monkey Park Iwatayama and other attractions in Kyoto.
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  • So: you pay to walk, make a chataaa trail, pass the monkeys and Maaaais trail to get down!!!! It is not allowed to interact with the monkeys, only give food, which is paid the part. Several employees always behind the monkeys and tourists, caring what you will do.... The view is cool, but not worth it!! Besides, stay away from Kyoto!
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  • Great to see the monkeys up close but obey the rules or the little fellows with steal your bags, cameras etc. Not expensive to buy monkey food and the layout and views are worth the trip alone. The wo...  more »
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