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Tobe Zoological Park of Ehime Prefecture (愛媛県立とべ動物園)

This prefectural zoo, located within the Ehime Prefectural Sports Complex in Tobe Town, Iyo County, Ehime Prefecture, has the largest site area of any zoo in Western Japan. Visitors can enjoy panoramic views without the hindrance of cages and fences due to the use of natural features around the site. Visitors can see about 180 species and 1,000 animals in the zoo including Peace, the first successfully hand-reared polar bear in Japan, African elephants, and some clever chimpanzees. The zoo also holds events throughout the year including the Night Zoo, where visitors can observe the animals at night.


Ehime Pref. Iyoguntobechou Kamiharamachi 240 (Matsuyama / DogoArea)

phone 0899626000

9:00-17:00(Last entry16:30)

Review of Ehime Tobe Zoo

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Reviewed:2017/10/14 Nice zoo in a nice environment
I visited this small/medium sized zoo with a friend. It was off season on a weekday. So we almost had the zoo for ourselves. There is a good variety of animals from all around the world. The zoo is...
Reviewed:2016/04/08 Neat Zoo
Im a big zoo fan. Whenever I travel, I visit the local animal park/zoo/aquarium/etc. I found Tobe Zoo to be very nice. The exhibits/enclosures are creative and open. There is a good variety of...
Reviewed:2015/12/28 Alaska attends Polar Bear Peaces 16th birthday
Just last week I had the opportunity to attend Polar Bear Peaces birthday party It was a very happy occasion that displayed the wonderful feelings of adults and youth all had for Peace. Prior to...

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Ehime Pref. Iyoguntobechou Kamiharamachi 240 [map]
Matsuyama / DogoArea
9:00-17:00(Last entry16:30)
Monday (Next Weekday for Public holidays), New Year's Holiday (12/29-1/1)
[Admission fee]
[Adult] 500yen
[High School Students/Over 65] 200yen
[Small/Junior High School Students] 100yen
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 10, 2020 (Information as of May 8, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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          Ehime Areas


          Stretched across the northwest corner of Shikoku island, Ehime is a nature-rich prefecture boasting beautiful coastlines and a rural center where mountains play host to 26 of the Buddhist temples that make up the Shikoku Pilgrimage. Matsuyama is home to an original post-feudal castle as well as Dogo Onsen, one of the country's oldest natural hot springs. The northern city of Imabari marks the entrance to the Shimano Kaido, a road that crosses six spectacular bridges and several islands, forming a route between Shikoku and mainland Honshu.