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Utsunomiya Zoo宇都宮動物園


This zoo in Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture has a theme of “Nature, Animals, and Kids.” It raises about 90 animal species, including lions, giraffes, and Asian elephants. You can see the animals up close and feed and pet some of the smaller ones. Pony rides are popular with the kids. There is also an amusement park on the grounds, a pool that’s open in summer, and a winter fishing pond. A visit provides a day of fun for the whole family.


Tochigi Pref. Utsunomiyashi Kamikanaimachi 552-2 (Utsunomiya / Sakura / KanumaArea)

phone 0286654255


Review of Utsunomiy Zoo

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Reviewed:2017/09/16 Not worth it outside of cherry blossom season
The zoo has some of the best cherry blossoms in Utsunomiya, totally worth paying for the ticket. As a zoo, however, hmmm... definitely no. Some of the enclosures are way too small, especially the...
Reviewed:2015/03/08 Down time
Visited zoo on our day off on business travel. Giraffe exhibit was really neat as you could feed them. Looks like they are trying to spice up the grounds. Lots of families there. Little ride...
Reviewed:2013/08/06 Although its small
This zoo is located in north utsunomiya which is close to utsunomiya IC. Even though this zoo is small compare to Ueno zoo in Tokyo, there are so many animals we could see. Many shops and restaurants...

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Tochigi Pref. Utsunomiyashi Kamikanaimachi 552-2 [ map ]
Utsunomiya / Sakura / KanumaArea
open everyday
[Admission fee] Adults (High School Students and above) 1200 yen, Children (3 years old-Junior High School Students) 600 yen
Parking Lot
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          Tochigi Main Areas


          Most visits to Tochigi revolve around Nikko, a small city home to the spectacular, lavishly decorated Toshogu Shrine and Nikko National Park with its mountains, lakes, waterfalls, onsen, and wild monkeys. Neighboring Oku-Nikko is an extension of the fantastic scenery famous for its autumn leaves, while Tochigi’s capital, Utsunomiya, is the only place in the world where you can find oya stone beautifully exhibited in temples and the Oya History Museum.

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