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Ueno Zoo上野動物園


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

phone 0338285171


Review of Ueno Zoo

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/12/03 Good for family
A few minutes walk from JR Ueno/Ueno keisei station and walk pass the ueno park.
The place was nice and many animal there.
Reviewed:2018/11/28 Allow time if you're there for pandas
Obviously there's a fee, but if you make the most of it, even without kids you can spend a good couple of hours here taking photos; for kids, a must. Tip, use the map! I would've missed half the zoo...
Reviewed:2018/11/28 It’s meh
I was expecting more, but found myself disappointed the zoo is big and spacious but that’s exactly what it is, spacious when I visited some of the pens were empty, and some of the animals looked...

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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


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