Ueno Zoological Gardens

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Photo: Tokyo Zoological Park Society

Photo: Tokyo Zoological Park Society

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Photo: Tokyo Zoological Park Society

The Ueno Zoological Gardens were opened in 1882, when they were Japan’s first zoo. The 14-hectare area displays animals from all regions of the world. This green park has exhibitions that reproduce the habitats of various animals, as well as those that allow visitors to encounter animals close up.

Detailed information

Basic information

Address

9-83 Ueno Park

Taito-ku

Postal code:110-8711

Contact information

Name:Ueno Zoological Gardens

Telephone number:03-3828-5171

Website:http://www.tokyo-zoo.net/english/ueno/index.html( External link )

Access

By car:5 minutes from the Ueno IC of the Metropolitan Expressway

By train:5 minutes by foot to the front gate from the Park Exit of JR Ueno Station
10 minutes by foot from Ueno Station on the Keisei Line
12 minutes by foot from Ueno Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line/Hibiya Line
15 minutes by foot from Ueno-okachimachi Station on the Toei Oedo Line
5 minutes by foot to the Ikenohata Gate from Nezu Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line

Parking

Not available

For

Children | Students | Groups | Couples | Families | Seniors | Seniors |

Views/scenery

Views of the TOKYO SKY TREE |

Cultural Properties

National Designated Historical Ruins/Historical Sites/Places of Scenic Beauty | Natural monuments/Special Natural Treasures |

Other services

Experience programs

Available

Observation programs

Available

Facility information

Toilet facilities available | Restaurant facilities | Smoking area |

Foreign language explanations/displays

English | Chinese (simplified) | Korean |

Foreign language pamphlets

English | Chinese (simplified) | Korean |

Foreign language guides/interpretation/audio guides

English | Chinese (simplified) | Korean |

Universal design

  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Medical services/first-aid
  • Automatic doors at entrance
  • Regular elevators/wheelchair-accessible elevators
  • Urinal with handrail
  • Multi-purpose toilet
  • Diaper changing area
  • Baby safety seat/baby chair
  • Ostomate facilities (with dedicated warm water sink)
  • Wheelchair rental
  • Stroller rental (Charges may apply)
  • Nursing room
  • Floor height difference in facility
  • Steep slope in facility

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