Ueno Zoo is Japan’s oldest zoo, and opened in 1882. The zoo keeps around 500 species, including pandas, elephants, gorillas and tigers. The children’s zoo, where it is possible to interact with small animals such as sheep, cows and chickens, makes an enjoyable experience for parents and their children.
Closed on Monday and New Years holiday (There are temporary openings)
Please note that if Monday is a national holiday the zoo will be open on Monday and closed the following day.
* Information is updated as of March 2013.