Tokyo Zoo and Aquarium Lists (Our Top 14 )

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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.

    1. Ueno Zoo
    2. Tama Zoological Park
    3. Inokashira Park Zoo
    4. Edogawa National Zoo
    5. Machida Squirrel Garden
    6. Sunshine Aquarium
    7. Kasai Rinkai Aquarium
    8. Shinagawa Aquarium
    9. Itabashi Park Children’s Zoo
    10. Hamura Zoo Park
    11. Adachi Zoo Park
    12. Tokyo Tower Aquarium
    13. Nekobukuro
    14. 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, Tokyo Zoo (Panda) | FAIR Study

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!

Prices

Adults:

    • 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)

Business hours

9:30AM-17:00PM  (Enter until 16:00PM)

Access

  • 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】

Address

〒110-8700  9-83, Uenokouen, Daitouku

Tell

03-3828-5171

2. Tama Zoological Park

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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!

Prices

  • Adults: 600yen 
  • Children
  • Junior high school students: 200yen (except resistances)
  • Under 12 age: free of charge
  • A Year Free Pass: Adult 2,400yen

Others

Over 65 age 300yen

Business hours

9:30AM-17:00PM (Enter until 16:00)

Access

Around 15 min by cars from 【Chuodou Kokuritsufuchu IC】

1 min on the feet from 【Tamamonorail: Tama doubutsu kouen staition】

Address

〒191-0042

Tell

045-591-1611

3. Inokashira Park Zoo

Inokashira, Tokyo Zoo (Monkey) | FAIR Study in Japan

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.

Prices

  • 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

Business hours

9:30AM-7:00PM (Enter until 16:00)

Access

『Car』 Around 20 min from 【Chofu IC】

『Train』Around 10 min on the feet from 【Keioinogashirasen Kichijyoji】

Address

〒180-0005  1-17-6, Gtenyama, Musashinoshi

Tell

042-246-1100

4. Edogawa National Zoo

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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.

Prices

Free of charge.

Business hours

Basic 10:00AM-16:30PM

Saturday, Sunday: Beginning time is 9:30 AM

November-February: End of time is 16:00 PM

Summer vacation time: 9:30AM-16:30PM

Access

Around 15 min on the feet from 【Kasainishi station】

Address

〒134-0081  3-2-1, Kitakasai, Edogawaku,

Tell

03-3680-0777

5. Machida Squirrel Garden

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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.

Prices

  • Adults: 400yen 
  • Children: 200yen

Business hours

10:00AM-16:00PM

Access

『Train』: Odakyu Machida Station North Gate

Address

〒195-0071

Tell

042-734-1001

6. Sunshine Aquarium

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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.  

Prices

  • Adults:  2,000yen
  • Children: 1,000yen
  • Baby: 700yen
  • Senior: 1,700yen

Business hours

10:00AM-18:00PM  (April-October: Finish time is 20:00PM)  

Access

3 min on the feet from 【JR Higashi Ikebukuro Station】

8 min on the feet from 【JR Ikebukuro station】

Address

〒170-8630  Roof, World Import Mart Building, 3-1, Higashi Ikebukuro, Houtoku, Tokyo. 

Tell

03-3989-3466

7. Kasai Rinkai Aquarium

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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.

Prices

  • Adults: 700yen
  • Junior high school students: 250yen
  • Under 12 age: Free of charge
  • Over 65 age: 350yen

Business hours

9:30AM-17:00PM  (Last enter time is 16:00PM)

Access

5 min on the feet from 【Kasai Rinkai park station】

Address

〒134-8587  6-2-3, Rinkaicho, Edogawaku, Tokyo

Tell

03-3869-5152

8. Shinagawa Aquarium

Shinagawa Aquarium | FAIR Study

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.

Prices

  • Adults: 1,350yen
  • Children: 600yen
  • Baby (Under 3 age Free of charge)
  • Senior: 1,200yen

Business hours

10:00AM-17:00PM (Finish time is 16:30PM)

Access

Around 8 min on the feet from 【Last enter time 16:30PM】

Address

〒140-0012  3-2-1, Katsushima, Shinagawaku, Tokyo 

Tell

03-3762-3433

9. Itabashi Park Children’s Zoo

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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. 

Prices

Free of charge.

Business hours

10:00AM-16:30PM (December-February: Until 16:30PM)

Access

Around 10min on the feet from【Itabashi Kuyakushomae staition】

Address

〒173-0004  3-50-1, Itabashi, Itabashiku, Tokyo

Tell

03-3963-8003

10. Hamura Zoo Park

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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? 

Prices

  • 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)

Business hours

Marth-October (9:00AM-16:30PM last enter time 16:00PM)

November-February (9:00AM-16:00PM last enter time 15:30PM)

Access

Around 20 min on the foots from【Hamura station East gate】

Address

〒205-0012  4122, Hane, Hamurashi, Tokyo

Tell

042-579-4041

11. Adachi Zoo Park

Adachi, Tokyo Zoo Park (Dovetail) | FAIR Study

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.

Prices

  • Adults: 300yen
  • Children: 150yen

Business hours

FebruaryOctober (9:30 AM-17:00PM)

November-January (9:30 AM-16:30PM)

Available entering time before close time.

Access

5 min on the feet from (Takenotsuka Station East gate)

5 min on the feet from (Kitasejyu Station West gate)

Address

〒121-0064  2-17-1, Hokima, Adachiku, Tokyo

Tell

03-3884-5577

12. Tokyo Tower Aquarium

Tokyo Tower Aquarium | FAIR Study in Japan

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.

Prices

  • Adults: 1080yen
  • Children (under 15 age): 600yen
  • Senior (over 65): 600yen

Business hours

11/16-3/15  (10:30AM-18:00PM)

3/16-11/15 (10:30AM-18:30PM)

Permit of entering time is before 30min

Access

Around 5 min on the feet from 【Akabane station】

Around 6 min on the feet from 【Goeimon station】

Address

〒105-0011  1F Inside Tokyo Tower, 4-2-8, Shiba Park, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Tell

03-3433-5111

13. Nekobukuro

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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?

Prices

  • Adults: 600yen
  • Children: 400yen
  • A Year Free Pass: 1,000yen
  • Ticket for Couple (man and women): 1,000yen

Business hours

10:00AM-20:00PM (mealtimes: 2 times a day)

Access

Ikebukuro station.

Address

〒170-0013  8F Tokyu hands Ikebukuro shop, 1-28-10, Higashiikebukuro, Toyoshimaku

Tell

03-3980-6111

14. Shinozaki Pony Land

Tokyo Zoo Shinozaki Pony Land (Pony) | FAIR Study in Japan

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.

Prices

Free of charge

Business hours

10:00-11:30AM  1:30-3:00PM

Summertime(7/15-9/15)

Only Running AM

Access

Around 15 min on the feet from 【Shinozaki station】

Address

〒133-0016  3-12-17, Shinozakicho, Edogawaku, Tokyo

Tell

03-3678-7520

 

Conclusion

Could you find the best Tokyo zoo or aquarium for you?

I hope you will enjoy it.

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