Cuddle their fluffy foxes! A rare zoo with more than 100 foxes where you can see and cuddle them. “Miyagi Zao Fox Village”
Experience Programs & Sports
We visited Miyagi Zao Fox Village where people from all over the world come and see the cute foxes.
After you get a breif lecture on how to approach foxes, you can get in the zoo. The foxes are used to people so you can go close up and take picutures of them.
Visitors walks towards to the area where foxes are set free. Here, more than 100 foxes are run freely in their play ground.
In this place, there is 6 types of foxes. You can also see the rare type.
You will be surprised how close you can be with the foxes!
You can take picutres with the foxes as much as you want. (Do not take pictures near the entrance.)
You cannot directly feed the foxes, but you can feed them from the feeding space.
Inside, there is also a Inari shrine with the red shrine gate.
The most popular is the fox cuddling. (600yen)
When cuddling, you will need to wear their jacket to protect your from their sharpe nails.
Staff will help you take picutres.
Fox cuddling is available throughout the year but if you want to cuddle the baby foxes we recommend coming during end of April to May.
Besides foxes, rabbits and guinea pigs can been seen in the zoo.
You can feed purchased fox food. However, please followe the rules when you feed them. You may be bitten.
You can also touch the goats!
We recommend you visiting this place in May when you can see the baby foxes and in Janaurary when the foxes become fluffy.
Come and see their adorable foxes.
- Miyagi Zao Fox Village
Miyagi Shiroishi, Fukuokahachimiya, Kawahara 11-3