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Zoo Spots in Osaka Area

  • Tennoji Zoo
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Osakashi Tennouji-ku Chausuyamachou 1-108
    A municipal zoo located in Tennoji Ward, Osaka City first opened in 1915. The zoo cares for some 200 species and around 1,000 individual animals and is famous the efforts it takes to recreate their natural environments. Popular zoo areas include the African Savanna Zone, home to giraffes, lions, and hippos; Reptile House; Asian Tropical Rain Forest, site of the popular elephant exhibit; and the Friendship Square, a favorite for children where they can pet sheep and goats. Visitors can also watch animals such as the elephants, lions, and penguins being fed.
  • Satsukiyama Zoo
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Ikedashi Ayaha 2-5-33
    This zoo is located within Satsukiyama Park and is about a 15-minute walk from Hankyu Ikeda Station. Since opening in 1957 it has played host to numerous guests. The zoo facilities include a Friendship Zoo, Gallery & Apple Island, Tasmanian Place and others. The Friendship Park, where you can pet and meet various animals, is particularly popular amongst children. Rare Australian animals including wombats and wallabies are also here at the zoo including the first wombats born in Japan who are growing up nice and healthy.
  • Osaka Nanko Bird Sanctuary
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Osaka-shi Suminoe-ku Nanko Kita 3-chome 5-30
  • Tenpozan Anipa
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Osaka-shi Minato-ku Kaigan-dori 1-1-10 Tenpozan Marketplace 3F
  • Osakasayama Municipal Citizen Fureainosato
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Osakasayama-shi Higashino Higashi 1-32-2

Osaka Main Areas


While Osaka prefecture is the country's second smallest prefecture, its capital, Osaka City, is the country's third-largest and arguably one of the most popular in the Kansai region thanks to its vibrant nightlife, the Osaka people's openness, and its much-loved cuisine, which has earned it the nickname “the nation's kitchen."

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