Ueno ZooCurrently Closed
- Address: 9-83 Uenokoen, Taito, Tokyo 110-0007, Japan
- Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +81-338285171
- Ticket Price: 600 JPY
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids
Ueno Zoo is great destination to while away sometime with your family and friends. The place is a 14.3hectare Zoo and is Japan’s oldest zoo. The Ueno Zoo is managed by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and dates as back as 1882. The zoo today holds up to 2600 animals and more than 464 species that make it one of the best in Japan.If you are with kids then this is a good learning experience for them.
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- Adults (16-64): 600 yen
- Seniors (65+): 300 yen
- Students (13-15): 200 yen
- Children (0-12): Free
- Trains can be taken from Nezu Station or Uguisudani Station.
- Take a taxi or rental to the location.
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8.36% of people who visit Tokyo include Ueno Zoo in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
49.35% of people start their Ueno Zoo visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Ueno Zoo
86.89% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ueno Zoo
Great zoo for only 600 yen. We were here for 4 hours and didn't have a chance to see everything because there are so many animals (didn't stand in the 1+hour panda line either). The zoo closes at 17:00, but some of the more popular animals can't be viewed past 16:00 - Gorillas and Tigers for example.
The main attraction for us was the Giant Pandas. We arrived within an hour of opening and the length of the waiting line was already 90 minutes. We visited the remainder of the zoo over the next 3 hours and joined the line. Our wait was less than 70 minutes. The Pandas were active and it was well worth the wait. You only get about a minute to take pictures, though, so you want to be ready. The remainder of the zoo was average, but we were still glad we went.
Best zoo so far for me. Very clean and the animals are not that cramped in a cage. Make sure to go early if you want to see the giant panda. (Which is a 2 hour wait or maybe longer) plus their attractions. We didn't see much because some animals are already in their shelter by 5. Invest some time here to make it worth it.
This zoo is very well designed and quite manageable sized. It is split into east and west sections and there is a lake in the middle. A Buddhist temple sits in the lake and offers close viewing of water fowl and water lilies. The polar bear and bird exhibits allows you to see inside around the animals via underground walkways. Overall it a nice place to spend a half day or more with your loved ones.
In the beautiful and historic Ueno. Quite a few animals I don't usually see at zoos. Not the nicest inside and animals don't have nice enclosures and there isn't much room, but we enjoyed seeing them all the same. Beautiful park/lake next door. Great eating facilities. Great value for money.