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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Kyushu - Beppu
Takasakiyama Monkey Park
# 3   of 4 most visited
sights in Beppu

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Takasakiyama (Mount Takasaki) is a forested mountain just outside of Beppu and home to more than 1500 wild Japanese monkeys. The monkeys are fed regularly by park wardens in order to keep them on the mountain and prevent conflicts with farmers and residents in the neighborhood.

A visit to Takasakiyama Monkey Park is best combined with a visit to the nearby Umitamago Aquarium.

The monkeys during feeding time

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How to get there
Takasakiyama Monkey Park can be reached in a 10 minute bus ride from central Beppu (Beppu Station or Beppu Kitahama). Get off at "Takasakiyama" bus stop.

The "Monkey Marine Ticket" for 2260 yen consists of a round trip from Beppu to the monkey park and admission to the monkey park and nearby Umitamago Aquarium.

How to get to and around Beppu

Hours and Fees
Hours:8:30 to 17:00
Closed:No closing days
Admission:510 yen

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