Ueno Zoo – All You Need to Know (Animals and Map)


The Ueno is a 14.3-hectare zoo located in Taito, Tokyo, Japan, and managed by Metropolitan Government. It is a five-minute walk from Ueno Station’s Park Exit, with easy access to Tokyo’s public transport network. The oldest zoo in Japan started on March 20, 1882.

Now it hosts over 3,000 animals of 400 different species and offers visitors an experience to learn about animal diversity, fun, and enjoyment.

What to Do at Ueno Zoo:

There are several things to do at Ueno Zoo, which are:

  • Explore the zoo and meet with the zoo animals.
  • In the tiger forest and gorilla wood, you will experience the thrill of facing the incredible wildlife.
  • To deal with hunger, visit the restaurants inside the Ueno Zoo.
  • Baby strollers for kids and wheelchairs for disabled persons are also available.
  • Visit the gift shop and buy toys, t-shirts, hats, and many other items.

Ueno Zoo Map:

Ueno Zoo Map
Ueno Zoo Map

What Animals are at Ueno Zoo:

  • Asiatic elephants
  • Giant Panda
  • Western Lowland Gorillas
  • Gibbons
  • South American Tapirs
  • Pheasants
  • California Sea Lions
  • Nocturnal House
  • Snowy Owls
  • Raptors
  • Sumatran Tigers
  • Cranes
  • Bears
  • Bird House
  • Guinea Pigs
  • Rabbits
  • Cows
  • Goats
  • Hedgehogs
  • Rodents
  • Bats
  • Armadillos

Price To enter Ueno Zoo:

The entrance price of the zoo is:

  • Adults (ages 16-64) = 600 yen
  • Seniors (65+) = 300 yen
  • Students (ages 13-15) = 200 yen
  • Children (ages 0-12) are FREE

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