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Ueno Zoo, Taito

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#1 of 10 in Zoos & Aquariums in Tokyo
See more than 460 animal species at Ueno Zoo, the oldest zoo in Japan. Situated in a spacious public park, the zoo dates back to 1882 and features a monorail that will take you between various themed areas. You can admire a staggering variety of animals here, housed in enclosures that strive to imitate natural habitats. Meet the resident giant pandas, see the rare Sumatran tigers and lowland gorillas, view the pygmy hippos, and observe numerous other animals from all over the world. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Ueno Zoo and many more Tokyo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Tokyo trip itinerary maker site .
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  • Ueno Zoological Garden. It's located inside Ueno park, open from 9.30 AM to 5 PM and cost JPY 600 per adult. They have great animals variations on display but I think the most famous is Great Pandas. ...  more »
  • We went on Sunday afternoon. In the garden were free damn time came long ago from 600 Yen there was very crowded, so I was surprised, it takes about 3 hours to see all. Cute baby Godzilla.
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  • Went to see Panda, but at that time he was sleeping, so I started to check other animals. Variety of animals is good. Panda’s eating time is 12:00 and playing time is 15:00. It is strongly recommended...  more »
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  • A must do if you're in Tokyo. The entrance fee is cheap, it's easy to navigate, and the staff are very friendly. The animals seem to be happy where they are, and the entire zoo is really beautiful. The cafeteria food was decent, and there are many vending machines placed around the zoo for your convenience. It's just a short walk from Ueno station, and was maybe only ten minutes from the Centurion Hotel & Spa, which was the hotel I stayed at. Don't miss out!
  • This place is a must-see destination when you visit Tokyo, especially if you have a big heart for cute pandas. It's family-friendly and expect to do a lot of walking, but it's very enjoyable with every animal you'll see. Remember to check their souvenir shop where they have adorable stuffed pandas!
  • Good place to take the family. Some interesting animals on show, the reptile house and animals of the night provide an interesting experience. Some of the animal enclosures could be better, the elephant one comes to mind with this. Bring your own snacks or lunch especially on weekends or holidays as the food stalls/places are small and invariably very busy with lines going back tens of meters. Being located near to Ueno station and within Ueno Park, there are plenty of places to visit afterwards.
  • This zoo was a nice surprise. Since it is an older zoo I wasn't expecting anything amazing. But this place has great exhibits, very interesting animals, and plenty of viewing space so it never felt crowded. Loved the reptile section with the huge salt water croc and also the caves for night creatures. The polar bear exhibit was awesome to.
  • 動物達は元気してた、めっちゃ楽しい時間でした。 The cleanliness of the environment is well even the zoo is quite large. The animals are all seems healthy, energetic and clean. Worth for visiting. Highly recommended.

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