Are you searching for a great Tokyo zoo or aquarium to hang out? If so, this page will help you.
I gathered the list of zoos and aquariums in Tokyo best and popular for tourists.
After reading this post, you can decide which places to visit for your next Japan travel. Here are the top 14 picks.
- Ueno Zoo
- Tama Zoological Park
- Inokashira Park Zoo
- Edogawa National Zoo
- Machida Squirrel Garden
- Sunshine Aquarium
- Kasai Rinkai Aquarium
- Shinagawa Aquarium
- Itabashi Park Children’s Zoo
- Hamura Zoo Park
- Adachi Zoo Park
- Tokyo Tower Aquarium
- Shinozaki Pony Land
Keep on reading to learn more details about how much the entrance fees are, the address, the operating hours, and more, so you can plan your travel well.
1. Ueno Zoo
Ueno zoo is on the top of my list because this is the most popular Tokyo zoo. Also, there are cute Pandas and various animals you can see. You won’t be tired of sightseeing even though you go around all day.
Ueno zoo is the typical spot but very fascinating!
- 600yen (normal)
- 300yen (over 65 age)
Children: 200yen (junior high school students)
A year Free Pass:
- Adult 2,400yen
- Over 65 age 1,200yen
Free of charge:
- Under 12 age (only for Residents in Tokyo)
9:30AM-17:00PM (Enter until 16:00PM)
- 5 min on the feet from 【JR Ueno station】.
- 12 min on the feet from 【Tokyo Metro Seikeidentetsu Ueno station】
- 5 min on the feet from 【Tokyo Metro Nezu station】
〒110-8700 9-83, Uenokouen, Daitouku
2. Tama Zoological Park
Tama zoological park is the 2nd on the list. The most famous thing in Tama Park is the Lion bus, in which you can have a close encounter with lions while inside the bus. You could also see Orangutan’s skywalk and more in a huge area.
In spring, you can see cherry blossoms as well. And recommended for many as one of the best dating sites.
You should not miss this place!
- Adults: 600yen
- Junior high school students: 200yen (except resistances)
- Under 12 age: free of charge
- A Year Free Pass: Adult 2,400yen
Over 65 age 300yen
9:30AM-17:00PM (Enter until 16:00)
Around 15 min by cars from 【Chuodou Kokuritsufuchu IC】
1 min on the feet from 【Tamamonorail: Tama doubutsu kouen staition】
3. Inokashira Park Zoo
Inokashira park zoo is a place where you can enjoy seeing different animal species that can be found in Japan. So while in the park you can have close contact with Japanese squirrels and Guinea pigs.
This park zoo has an aquarium also, where you can enjoy various fishes in the country. Your kids will love and enjoy this place. Not only them but with your partners as well. So come and visit the place.
To know the details on how you can get there, check the details below.
- Between 20-65: 400yen
- Over 65 age: 200yen
- Junior high school students: 150yen (resistances Free of charge)
- Under 12 age: Free of charge
- A Year Free Pass
- Normal: 1,600yen
- Over 65 age: 800yen
9:30AM-7:00PM (Enter until 16:00)
『Car』 Around 20 min from 【Chofu IC】
『Train』Around 10 min on the feet from 【Keioinogashirasen Kichijyoji】
〒180-0005 1-17-6, Gtenyama, Musashinoshi
4. Edogawa National Zoo
Edogawa national is one of the popular zoos in Tokyo because it has no entrance fee. Apart from that, you can see Red pandas, Penguins, guinea pigs, sheep, and more.
You can truly enjoy this place. Apart from its wideness, cherry blossom trees along the Kanda River at Edogawa Park is another thing you will look forward to.
So, if you plan to visit this place while you are in Japan, the details below will guide you on how you can get there.
Free of charge.
Saturday, Sunday: Beginning time is 9:30 AM
November-February: End of time is 16:00 PM
Summer vacation time: 9:30AM-16:30PM
Around 15 min on the feet from 【Kasainishi station】
〒134-0081 3-2-1, Kitakasai, Edogawaku,
5. Machida Squirrel Garden
Are you enjoying watching squirrels? This zoo park is the one for you because it has hundreds of squirrels to enjoy.
Another thing you will enjoy in this place is how cutely the tiny houses of squirrels are. They are colorful with written names of squirrels at the side of that tiny houses.
Not only the squirrel zone but just in front of it are the hundred guinea pigs and some pens inhabited by small tortoises, chipmunks, rabbits, and dogs.
- Adults: 400yen
- Children: 200yen
『Train』: Odakyu Machida Station North Gate
6. Sunshine Aquarium
Not only touring a Tokyo zoo, but you will also love to visit aquarium places, such as the Sunshine Aquarium. It is like an oasis in a big city.
You will surely appreciate this sophisticated and beautiful aquarium. There’s a ton of different sea and river creatures here.
Since it is in the center of Tokyo, so it is very accessible. You can stop at this place in between your shopping or visit here with your loved ones.
- Adults: 2,000yen
- Children: 1,000yen
- Baby: 700yen
- Senior: 1,700yen
10:00AM-18:00PM (April-October: Finish time is 20:00PM)
3 min on the feet from 【JR Higashi Ikebukuro Station】
8 min on the feet from 【JR Ikebukuro station】
〒170-8630 Roof, World Import Mart Building, 3-1, Higashi Ikebukuro, Houtoku, Tokyo.
7. Kasai Rinkai Aquarium
Kasai Rinkai Aquarium has a huge fish tank which has the Tunas
This is the most famous thing in here and also, prepared shows plentifully.
The good things are that you can see excellent ocean views and a nearby amusement park.
You could be hanging out all day.
- Adults: 700yen
- Junior high school students: 250yen
- Under 12 age: Free of charge
- Over 65 age: 350yen
9:30AM-17:00PM (Last enter time is 16:00PM)
5 min on the feet from 【Kasai Rinkai park station】
〒134-8587 6-2-3, Rinkaicho, Edogawaku, Tokyo
8. Shinagawa Aquarium
Shinagawa aquarium has Dolphin shows.
You will be excited and see the Penguins and big sharks.
The best thing there, it is not crowded as usual.
- Adults: 1,350yen
- Children: 600yen
- Baby (Under 3 age Free of charge)
- Senior: 1,200yen
10:00AM-17:00PM (Finish time is 16:30PM)
Around 8 min on the feet from 【Last enter time 16:30PM】
〒140-0012 3-2-1, Katsushima, Shinagawaku, Tokyo
9. Itabashi Park Children’s Zoo
Everyone can enjoy free of charge in “Itabashi Park Children’s zoo”.
This place futures that children who are between 3-6 ages can ride phonies free of charge.
You should go there with children.
Free of charge.
10:00AM-16:30PM (December-February: Until 16:30PM)
Around 10min on the feet from【Itabashi Kuyakushomae staition】
〒173-0004 3-50-1, Itabashi, Itabashiku, Tokyo
10. Hamura Zoo Park
Hanamura zoo park is smaller than others but you can touch a lot of animals.
Plus, there is a wide lawn so going on a picnic match here.
Why don’t you go here to feed animals with children?
- Adults: 300yen
- Under 15 age: 50yen
- Under 4 age: Free
- Over 75 age: Free of charge
- A year free pass (family): (6 people 2,500yen)
Marth-October (9:00AM-16:30PM last enter time 16:00PM)
November-February (9:00AM-16:00PM last enter time 15:30PM)
Around 20 min on the foots from【Hamura station East gate】
〒205-0012 4122, Hane, Hamurashi, Tokyo
11. Adachi Zoo Park
Adachi Zoo Park has the most numerous variety of animals.
You can watch beautiful nature views.
If you want to watch animals in the sea and land at the same time,
This place is good for you.
- Adults: 300yen
- Children: 150yen
February–October (9:30 AM-17:00PM)
November-January (9:30 AM-16:30PM)
Available entering time before close time.
5 min on the feet from (Takenotsuka Station East gate)
5 min on the feet from (Kitasejyu Station West gate)
〒121-0064 2-17-1, Hokima, Adachiku, Tokyo
12. Tokyo Tower Aquarium
Another interesting place to visit in Tokyo is the Tokyo Tower Aquarium. It is located under the Tokyo Tower.
The best place to bring your children because they can learn many things under the sea. Also, a nice place to date your loved ones and friends. Apart from that, there’s comfortable music that is running towards the end of your tour. And the view of the beautiful Tokyo Tower is outstanding that making your tour more memorable.
- Adults: 1080yen
- Children (under 15 age): 600yen
- Senior (over 65): 600yen
Permit of entering time is before 30min
Around 5 min on the feet from 【Akabane station】
Around 6 min on the feet from 【Goeimon station】
〒105-0011 1F Inside Tokyo Tower, 4-2-8, Shiba Park, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Nekobukuro is that you can play with cats.
This place exists in Tokyu hands so you can go there during shopping.
What do you think about that you will be relaxing with a lot of cats?
- Adults: 600yen
- Children: 400yen
- A Year Free Pass: 1,000yen
- Ticket for Couple (man and women): 1,000yen
10:00AM-20:00PM (mealtimes: 2 times a day)
〒170-0013 8F Tokyu hands Ikebukuro shop, 1-28-10, Higashiikebukuro, Toyoshimaku
14. Shinozaki Pony Land
Another Tokyo Zoo is the Shinozaki Pony land, where you can ride on a Pony literally. The place is huge, a nice place to enjoy yourself with your family.
And if you want to escape crowded Tokyo, this zoo is the best for you.
Free of charge
Only Running AM
Around 15 min on the feet from 【Shinozaki station】
〒133-0016 3-12-17, Shinozakicho, Edogawaku, Tokyo
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