Ueno Zoological Garden

Established in 1882, Ueno zoo is the first modern zoo in Japan. It has grown over the years, expanded its area, and been a forerunner in the Japanese zoo world. Located amid the downtown Tokyo, Ueno Zoo not only provides recreation, but also plays an essential role in wildlife conservation and public education. In an effort to breed endangered species, the zoo completed the "Polar Bear and Seal Ocean" and "Panda Forest".

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TamaZoological Park

At Tama Zoo animals are exhibited in naturalistic habitats built on a vast 52 ha (129 acres) in Hino City, which is one hour from central Tokyo by train. The zoo exhibits Japanese animals such as the Japanese serow, Japanese giant flying squirrel, and Japanese macaque, as well as animals from all over the world such as the Sri Lankan elephant, greater one-horned rhinoceros, Bornean orangutan, koala, giraffe, and chimpanzee. The Lion Bus offers a bus ride among the lions.

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Tokyo Sea Life Park

Please enjoy viewing realistic and dramatic displays of freshwater and marine life not only from Tokyo, but also from around the world, even from the Antarctic. In the huge 2,200-ton tank, you can enjoy watching bluefin tuna darting swiftly around. The aquarium also exhibits sea birds including penguins, and giant kelp from California, US. The facility sits on the beach of Tokyo Bay and could be reached in half an hour by train from Tokyo station.

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Inokashira Park Zoo

Inokashira Park Zoo is located in a quiet and distinctive suburb of Tokyo. It exhibits a variety of Japanese species and contributes to the conservation and breeding of Japanese squirrels, mandarin ducks, and swans. The park also comprises a pond, a botanical garden and Seibo Kitamura (Japanese sculptor) Museum. The park's lush verdure offers a relaxing atmosphere for any visitors.

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