Ueno Zoo: Ueno
Ueno Zoo
03-3828-5171
Ueno / Zoo
Open 9am-5pm (tickets sold until 4pm). Closed Mondays.
Admission Y600
Average visit time: 1-2 hours
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Perhaps best known for its beloved giant pandas, Ueno Zoo is home to more than 2600 animals from more than 450 species. Zoo highlights include a petting zoo, a small-mammal house with a nocturnal animal section, and a reptile and amphibian house where you can see crocodiles, turtles, snakes and frogs. The zoo grounds are fairly extensive, with a monorail connecting the upper and lower areas.