Tama Zoological Park, Hino

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An hour from Tokyo, Tama Zoological Park spreads across 52 ha (129 ac), offering a close-to-nature habitat for large felines, orangutans, koalas, birds of prey, and tapirs. Take a safari to see lions grabbing chunks of meat suspended from your bus, or watch a tapir swim past a glass door. Observe orangutans on the 150 m (492 ft) long skywalk, or observe eagles flying in their huge enclosure. The park also boasts a large insectarium, providing an insight into the private life of many insects. Work out when and for how long to visit Tama Zoological Park and other Hino attractions using our handy Hino trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 15, 2017
    It is is nice in the garden all around and reached a 10 km walking distance. Because it also sounds out of stone? There are closed to traffic, and doing extensive work for transferring the elephant and lion exhibits. If you go by car parking private parking lot on the southwest side of far more money.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Famous lion bars and koalas at Tokyo Zoo. Childhood living in the Tama area because it becomes another 50-year-old Association that in recent buzz baby Cheetah, Serval. Personally dare garden insects and birds of prey cage is recommended. In 1969 and the Insectarium opened all year round Butterfly dancing? I think that is composed of a ecological garden insects garden, ecological garden insects like not relaxed. You can meet the tiger beetle is inadvertently deprived of eyes butterfly or lurking aquatic insects, water passage aside, going to ground under his feet. Close to the entrance (the slope is steep...) Please come! Access the TAMA Toshi monorail line or Keio line is recommended. Both stations is the last gate. Nearby parking is principal guest students and Zoo, regardless of is on the South side of the Zoo during the week but the majority. Crowded is it hahaha. Free of charge children free well known, but any student handbook junior high school in Tokyo. Around the Park is large, so look at all requires a reasonable amount of time and energy. The holiday shuttle matrix is inevitable. You might also have a restaurant, but especially children, meals bring should be safe. Eating space are scattered in the Park. In any case, planned to stay.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Summer night August Obon season and on weekends opening hours are extended until 8 pm. Despite the 雨gachi saw many family of early childhood and elementary school students. Continuing renovation of the Park and old and new are blended woven feeling funny. Children are excited at the adventures go dark mountain path with animals seen in the daytime action (not all) situations. Circus of power and glow in the dark, the beer is held in front of Koala camp sight are very different world was the atmosphere. Into what, even the parking charges has been 1,200 yen → 700 as well as flat rates and were annoyed by it. I thought what you consider since many people in Tama area, by car, on the hour, a little bit more.
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  • June 19, 2017
    At under ¥500 admission, the train ride over cost more than the attraction and was quite affordable. My wife and I brought our infant son in his stroller and while there are a lot of accessible areas for wheels and even a zoo bus that stops in different places at intervals, it's worth mentioning that this zoo was built on a series of hills in the countryside and has a lot of steep slopes so be prepared for a bit of a hike at times if you want to see everything. At the time of this writing (Jun '17), the lion area is currently under construction and not in the best of shape, but the cheetahs have just had cubs so if you're reading this close to its publish date, it's worth checking out.
  • May 26, 2017
    We went there during the Golden Week so the admission was free. The places were animals kept were designed in a way that it looked like they were in their own natural habitat, except for the koala though. The Zoo is divided into 3parts: Asiatic Garden, African and Australian Garden, and the Insectarium. We werent able to experience the Lion encounter but we still had fun with the other animals that we saw.
  • April 7, 2017
    Although quite a ride form Central Tokyo, Tama zoo is a good place to visit if you are with kids. It is an interesting experience because you can get a close view of many of the animals. The zoo is huge, so do expect to be tired afterwards. In any case, worth the daily trip.
  • December 26, 2016
    Inexpensive admission. Even a greater bargain if you get the 1 day monorail and zoo pass, which includes a zoo ticket and unlimited monorail rides for the entire day . Physical conditions of the animals show that they are well taken care of. A fun place both adults and kids will enjoy. 動物園の入場料と1日モノレール乗車券を含む¥1000のモノレールセット券はお買い得です。
  • June 2, 2017
    Zoo is sorrounded by natural.from tokyo to tama area take time 1 and half hours by tamaexpress train.elephant's, tiger, lions, zebra, ...etc,for picnic also best place and enjoy,

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