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)
Review of Utsunomiy ZooTripAdvisor Traveler Rating
You can see white lions and white tigers both.
- Tochigi Pref. Utsunomiyashi Kamikanaimachi 552-2 [map]
- open everyday
- [Admission fee]
[Adults (High School Students and above)] 1,400yen
[Children (3 years old-Elementary School Students)] 700yen
- Parking Lot
- Credit Card
- Not available
- Not available
- Temporary suspension:Closed until May 10, 2020 (Information as of May 5, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
- Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
- Average budget
- [Lunch] 1,001-3,000yen
- Estimated stay time
- 60-120 minutes
- Wheelchair accessible
- Infant friendly
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
Nearby Tourist Attractions
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.