Miyagi Zao Fox Village : Kitsune Mura 蔵王キツネ村


Miyagi Zao Fox Village, also known as Kitsune Mura(蔵王キツネ村), is a tourist attraction and not a sanctuary for foxes in Shiroishi, Miyagi, Japan where visitors can feed and interact with foxes. Zao Fox Village is one of the best places in Japan to go and see foxes. The foxes freely roam a preserve which visitors can enter. Japan is cute animal sanctuary central and what could possibly be cuter than a fox village? In the picturesque mountains of Miyagi prefecture you can watch, feed and take adorable pictures with six different breeds of Japanese foxes.

The village’s main exhibit is an open area where foxes roam around and visitors can enter to interact with and feed them, although attempting to pet or hand-feed the foxes is not advised as they may bite. There are over 100 foxes, including typical red and arctic foxes, foxes with uncommon coat colors, such as silver and platinum foxes, and red-arctic fox hybrids

Zao Fox Village

One hour drive from Sendai, Zao Fox Village is Japan’s largest fox-themed zoo. More than 100 foxes live free-range in a garden surrounded by nature, and you can watch foxes without a fence in between . In addition, there are a lot of small animals such as rabbits and goats.

Hours9:00-17:00 (winter season 16:00)
AdmissionAdmission: Adults (13 plus) 1000 yen/ Children (12 and under) Free
Address11-3 Kawarago, Fukuoka-yatsumiya Shiroishi City, Miyagi Prefecture