Travel Tokyo  Travel Tokyo Japan

 Information about travel, hotels, attractions, places to see, transportation, shopping, airports, tourism and sightseeing in Tokyo, Japan

 

Links 

For your information:

History

 

Historical Places:

Events

 

Tokyo Subways

Weather

Embassies

Shopping

Arts and Crafts

Sports

Customs

 

Museums

Parks and Gardens:

Temples and Shrines:

Seven Gods of Fortune

  

Setagaya

台東

HOME

 Hotels Attractions Places to SeeTransportationShoppingAirportsTours  Taito Districts

Adachi

Arakawa

Bunkyo

Chiyoda

Chuo

Edogawa

Itabashi

Katsushika

Kita

Koto

Minato

Meguro

Nakano

Nerima

Ota

Setagaya

Shibuya

Shinagawa

Shinjuku

Suginami

Sumida

Taito

Toshima

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

恩賜上野動物園

Onshi Ueno Dobutsuen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

  
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back to Ueno Park

        The Ueno Zoo was built in Ueno Park by the end of the 19th century and opened on 20 March 1882 making it the oldest zoo in Japan. It has the widest variety of animals in the country and is home to over 2,600 animals and more than 400 different species among them Giant Pandas, Western Lowland Gorillas and Sumatran Tigers.  The total land area is 14.3 ha (35.2 acres)

          The Zoo has its own monorail, which connects the western part of the zoo to the eastern part. The Ueno Zoo Monorail was a first in Japan. The Zoo is only a short walk from Ueno Station.

   Address: 110-8711 Tokyo, Taito-ku, Ueno Park, Ueno Zoo 9-83, Japan
   Phone:     03-3828-5171

         

         

     Hours and Days Open  

Ueno Zoo opens 9:30am. to 5:00pm (tickets sold until 4:00pm) and closes every Monday (closes Tuesday if Monday is a public holiday).

The Vivarium and the Small Mammal House close the door at 4:15pm.
The zoo closes from December 29 through January 1.

    Admission

Adults (16-64)

600 yen

Seniors (65+)

300 yen

Students (13-15)

200 yen

Children (0-12)

Free

          Free for junior high school students living in Tokyo or attending schools in Tokyo.
         

         Groups of 20 or more paying individuals are entitled to a 20% discount providing the group enters together through one entry at one time.


          Free admission for the disabled, and one assistant per disabled person.


           The admission is free on March 20 (Ueno Zoo's Anniversary Day), May 4 (Greenery Day), and October 1 (Tokyo Citizens' Day).

 

 

 

 
 
 

Back to Ueno Park

 
View Larger Map