Ueno Zoo

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Ueno Zoo is the oldest zoo in Japan and one of Ueno's greatest attractions. The zoo began as a collection of wild animals affiliated with the National Museum of Natural History and first opened as a public zoo on March 20, 1882. The zoo has expanded significantly since then and is now home to over 3,000 animals and 400 different species. The attraction of Ueno Zoo, however, is the pandas, also because they have successfully reproduced. Ueno Zoo is actively committed to the conservation of wild animals.

Overview

Address

9-8-3 Uenokoen, Taito City, Tokyo 110-8711 (Directions)

Hours

9:30 - 17:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:30 - 17:00
Thursday 9:30 - 17:00
Friday 9:30 - 17:00
Saturday 9:30 - 17:00
Sunday 9:30 - 17:00
Holidays 9:30 - 17:00

Price

¥600

Phone Number

03-3828-5171

Website

https://www.tokyo-zoo.net/english/ueno/index.html

General Amenities

  • Souvenir shop
  • Coin lockers
  • Baby-friendly
  • Shops
  • Paid parking

Accessibility

  • Pushchair rental
  • Wheelchair rental

Language support

  • English
  • Japanese

Payment Method

  • Pay by cash
  • Credit card - JCB
  • Credit card - Visa
  • Credit card - Mastercard
  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Restaurant

Access

JR Ueno Station is a 5 minute walk from the Main Gate entrance and Benten Gate entrance. The Benten Gate can also be reached from Keisei Ueno Station (4-min) and Subway Ueno Station (8-min). The western Ikenohata Gate can als be reached from Nezu Station (5-min).

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