Iwatayama Monkey Park

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Iwatayama Monkey Park
Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama
Iwatayama Monkey Park
Iwatayama Monkey Park
Iwatayama Monkey Park in Japan
Iwatayama Monkey Park in Japan
Iwatayama Monkey Park in Japan
Location 61 Arashiyama Nakaoshitachō, Nishikyō-ku, Kyōto-shi, Kyōto-fu 616-0004, Japan
Nearest city Kyoto
Coordinates 35°00′32″N 135°40′29″E / 35.008938°N 135.674681°E / 35.008938; 135.674681
Open 15 March-30 September, 09:00-16:30; 1 October-14 March, 09:00-16:00
Habitats bamboo forest
Connecting transport Keifuku Arashiyama station, Hankyu Arashiyama station
Website http://www.monkeypark.jp/

Iwatayama Monkey Park (Japanese: 嵐山モンキーパーク, Arashiyama Monkī Pāku) is a commercial park located in Arashiyama in Kyoto, Japan. The park is on Mt Arashiyama, on the same side of the Oi River as the train station. It is inhabited by a troop of over 170 Japanese macaque monkeys. The animals are wild but can be fed food purchased at the site.

Iwatayama Monkey Park in media[edit]

The park is featured in an episode of the anime series K-On!.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cavallaro, Dani (August 23, 2012). Kyoto Animation: A Critical Study and Filmography. McFarland & Company. p. 135. ISBN 0786470682. 

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Coordinates: 35°00′32″N 135°40′29″E / 35.008938°N 135.674681°E / 35.008938; 135.674681