Onshi ueno animal zoo

Onshi ueno animal zoo is the oldest one that has been opened in 1882. Approximately 500 kinds of animals are kept and exibited there.

There are some highlights that you better check before you visit this zoo.

This facility is famous for Panda. There are 2 popular panda, Shin-shin and Ri-Ri.


The following hourses are Kiso-uma that is a native spiece of Japan. A baby was born in 2013. His name is Haru-Arashi that means ” spring storm “.


A prairie dog was also born in 2013 ! Very cute !!


If you want to know about animals, you can join a free tour by zoo keepers. You must find new discoveries if you walk around the zoo with them. You can check the schedule and places with guide board near an entrance gate.

( Information ) 5 minutes on foot from JR Ueno station park exit / open 9:30 am-5 pm close Mondays ( the next day of holiday ) entrance fee: 600 yen / tel 03-3828-5171

official website http://www.tokyo-zoo.net/english/index.html

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2 Responses

  1. Yaga says:

    The panda are so adorable! I like the area around Ueno station. There are museum and a park also.

  2. Sciencer says:

    I love panda so much. I really want to visit this zoo! I guess it’s easy to go from the nearest station.

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