This urban zoo located in Taito City’s Ueno-onshi-koen Park is Japan’s oldest zoo, having opened in 1882. Inside are more than 500 types of animals, and it is most famous for giant panda in particular. The zoo is breeding and displaying the world’s three rarest animals that include the pygmy hippopotamus and okapi as well as the panda. From the 1990s the animal enclosures were refurbished to provide a space for patrons to see animals in more natural surroundings.
Tokyo Taitou-ku Uenokouen 9-83
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The place was nice and many animal there.
Tokyo Taitou-ku Uenokouen 9-83 [map]
- Monday (The day following if it falls on a public holiday, with a special Open), New Year's Holiday
- [Admission fee] General600yen, Over 65300yen, Junior High School Students200yen, Elementary school age students and under (Up to 6th grade) Free
- Credit Card
- Yes (Only in the garden 'Little trunk' '' Petit chameleon '' 'Nishien dining hall' 'Only admission tickets, annual passport etc. selling cash only)
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- View route from Station View route from Bus Stop View route from IC View route from Parking
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