Sapporo Maruyama Zoo

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Sapporo Maruyama Zoo is a municipal animal park in Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture. When it opened in 1951, this zoo was the 10 largest in all of Japan, and it is still one of the most popular zoos in the country, ranging from Surrounded by nature.


Closes every 2nd/4th Wednesday of the month (or 1st/4th Wednesday in August) and the weeks of the 2nd Wednesday in April and November.



3-1 Miyagaoka, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 064-0959 (Directions)


9:30 - 16:30 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 9:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 9:30 - 16:30
Thursday 9:30 - 16:30
Friday 9:30 - 16:30
Saturday 9:30 - 16:30
Sunday 9:30 - 16:30
Holidays 9:30 - 16:30

Phone Number


General Amenities

  • Coin lockers
  • Information Counter


  • Barrier-free access


  • Restaurant

Payment Method

  • Pay by cash


20-minute walk from Maruyama Koen Station

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