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Ueno Zoo, Taito

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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3.8/5 based on 1,700+ reviews on the web
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. See Ueno Zoo and all Tokyo has to offer by arranging your trip with our Tokyo trip itinerary planner.
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  • It is Japan's most famous Zoo. There are many people overseas. Pandas are very popular, but gorillas are pretty good. You can stay until closing time and watch families were gone and the late afternoon. Shinobazu shinobazuno-IKE and side out of the evening can be seen to great pond at dusk.
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  • The grounds to the Zoo are beautifully set out and it's easy to find your way around. The Pandas are always a star attraction and some of the areas are set out in the more modern way, but some animals...  read more »
  • 這裡有各種類的動物, 如果帶小朋友來,可以讓他們多認識在身長環境裡還各有小生境。 動物在小生境的生物圈內各具領地。 
  • Grounds are aesthetically pleasing, but you can't enjoy them surrounded by unhappy animals in minuscule cages. I would be stunned if the tiger enclosure was larger than 2000sq feet. Don't waste your money supporting this.
  • Everything was great except for the lack of consideration toward the animals. Some cages were too tiny and not well kept, puddles everywhere and the goats were all kept in a small space walking and lying on their own feces. It was really heartbreaking and upset to see that most animals looks very weak, thin and stressed out that they were walking in circles again and again. Please make a change!
  • Japan's most visited and most famous zoo (the runner up is Asahiyama zoo in Asahikawa, Hokkaido). Some animals are kept in rather small or bare cages, others fare better. It's certainly not the most animal friendly zoo (as far as such a thing exists) I've ever seen, but it's not too bad either. However, it's a bit dated (but not in a broken or dirty way) and could do with a renewal that would also make it better suited for the animals in it.
  • Ueno Zoo facilities need to be upgraded. Many zoo's have pricey tickets, whereas Ueno Zoo is very affordable, they depend a lot on donations that can be deposited in various animal statues throughout the zoo. Nice walking paths, and there are restaurants located within the zoo. Also located near other museums and two train stations.
  • Amazing! Is so big and full of fantastic animals. Panda too
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