Ueno Zoo

  • Attractions
  • Ueno
  1. 上野動物園
    上野動物園
  2. ©Tokyo Zoological Park Society
    ©Tokyo Zoological Park Society
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Time Out says

Japan’s oldest zoo, established in 1882, is also Tokyo’s most popular, thanks mainly to its central location in Ueno Park and its range of beasts, including a giant panda and a Sumatran tiger. You’ll find the panda in the eastern section, along with elephants, lions, gorillas, sea lions and assorted bears. Don’t be discouraged by the crowds, though; the western section across the bridge is less busy and offers opportunities to interact with animals in a petting zoo and to watch a huge alligator relaxing in the reptile house.

Details

Address:
9-83 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku
Tokyo
Transport:
Ueno Station (Yamanote, Ginza, Hibiya lines), park exit.
Price:
¥600, junior high students ¥200, free for primary school students or younger. Free entry Mar 20, May 4, Oct 1.
Opening hours:
9.30am-5pm, closed Mon (Tue if Mon is a holiday)
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