Zoo Spots in Saitama Area

  • Tobu Zoo
    186 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Minamisaitamagunmiyashiromachi Suka 110
    This is a zoo and amusement park in Suka, Miyashiro Town, Minami-Saitama County. There are 120 species and 1,200 animals kept at the zoo including white tigers and brown bears, and there are roller coasters and rides suitable for children in the amusement park. Also there are a number of restaurants and stores. There is also a large outdoor pool facility called the “Tobu Super Pool” within the grounds.

    I went for the winter illuminations and was horrified to find a crying lion in freezing cold temperatures outdoors. The cheetah cage is the smallest I’ve ever seen. I was horrified to see this type...

  • Sayama City Chikozan Park Children's Zoo
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Sayamashi Kashiwabara 864-1
    This zoo is located inside Chikozan Park in Kashiwabara, Sayama City. The zoo raises some 90 species of animals, including Asian small-clawed otters, Japanese macaques, and African penguins. Visitors can meet guinea pigs, baby chicks, and other animals in the petting zoo area. There are also pony rides and animal feeding sessions to enjoy.
  • Chichibu Hodosan Zoo
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Nagatoro 2209-6
    Opened as a wild monkey park in 1960, the Chichibu Hodosan Zoo brings people and animals together in a lush, natural area and is particularly popular with children. Located at the top of 497 meter tall Mt. Hodo, visitors can have fun and take in the great outdoors. The zoo’s closing time varies by season; be sure to check before visiting.
  • Osaki Park Children Zoo
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Saitama-shi Midori-ku Osaki 3156-1

Saitama Areas


Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you'll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.

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