We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ueno Zoo

Features Animals
Ueno Park, Taito 110-8711, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3828-5171
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
from USD 52.50*
Tokyo Morning Sightseeing Tour
Bus & Minivan Tours
More Info
from USD 267.76*
Tokyo Sky: Private Helicopter Tour (20min)
Helicopter Tours
More Info
from USD 2,305.09*
Tokyo Sky: Private Helicopter Tour (70min) Mt Fuji
Helicopter Tours
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
One of Japan's most beloved zoos, Ueno Zoo includes many unusual animals, such as Hokkaido brown beans, Japanese macaques, and wild cormorants.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“polar bears” (75 reviews)
“red panda” (18 reviews)
“great animals” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Ueno Park, Taito 110-8711, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
CONTACT
Website
+81 3-3828-5171
Write a ReviewReviews (2,340)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"polar bears"
in 75 reviews
"red panda"
in 18 reviews
"great animals"
in 11 reviews
"exotic animals"
in 11 reviews
"sea lions"
in 10 reviews
"per adult"
in 12 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 28 reviews
"vending machines"
in 11 reviews
"few hours"
in 26 reviews
"the main attraction"
in 14 reviews
"on display"
in 21 reviews
"tiger"
in 84 reviews
"elephants"
in 76 reviews
"monorail"
in 69 reviews
"yen"
in 94 reviews
"ri"
in 10 reviews
"tokyo"
in 126 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 954 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was a little disappointed with this zoo. I felt that the quality/size of the enclosures was a bit disappointing. Quite a few of the animals were missing or no-where to be seen in their enclosures. It was amazing to be able to see a panda....More

Thank Bryony S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ueno zoo is not the best zoo by any stretch but it’s fine for half a day. If you have a car better to head to tama zoo or yokohama zooasia (probably spelled that wrong) . This review is more to help people who will...More

Thank debtravelor
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there in a cold but sunny afternoon of February, and finally we could see the baby panda, Shan-Shan. But you need to reserve the whole day to see it, due to the big crowd.

Thank André C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on the children day and had an excellent time! The zoo was not overcrowded for all the year round. However, there were many visitors in the children day. The zoo was exceptional value for money considering the amount and range of animals as...More

Thank akmnazrul
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to the Zoo to check out the panda. There was only one and he was far away so that was a bit of a disappointment. The rest of the visit was not !! We saw beautifully colored mandarin ducks, exotic...More

Thank jazzmin21
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So our 7 yr old boy loves animals and zoos so going to a zoo while we were in Tokyo was always going to be on the cards. We worked out the logistics to get there and found the zoo easily from the train station...More

2  Thank gonefarandwide
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this zoo and enjoyed it. Many different animals from around Japan and some from around the world. There was a bit of maintenance work being done, so not all animals were out. Still worth the 600 Yen.

1  Thank Daniel D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a weekday afternoon and had an excellent time! The zoo was not overcrowded as stated in previous reviews and there was no queue to get in, there were plenty of visitors around though. The zoo was exceptional value for money considering the...More

1  Thank hannahpie123
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to find, many tourist 600 yen entry and free for disables you can see the best animals from Japan and overseas

Thank Ricardo S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read the range of mixed reviews for Ueno Zoo and as I have been to many Zoos I wondered if I would enjoy it. I ended up spending the whole day at the Zoo and really enjoyed the exhibits. There are a few cages...More

Thank Tasro
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12345696
Nearby
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 155 hotels in Taito
Suigetsu Hotel Ohgaisou
102 reviews
.26 km away
Ryokan Katsutaro
103 reviews
.32 km away
Hotel Graphy Nezu
505 reviews
.34 km away
APA Hotel Keisei Ueno Ekimae
241 reviews
.56 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Starbucks Coffee Ueno Onshi Park
158 reviews
.17 km away
Innsyoutei
135 reviews
.29 km away
Uenoseiyoken
99 reviews
.24 km away
Ueno no Mori Park Side Cafe
81 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ueno Park
4,185 reviews
.30 km away
National Museum of Western Art
672 reviews
.34 km away
National Museum of Nature and Science
965 reviews
.36 km away
Toshogu Shrine
351 reviews
.16 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Dennis R
3 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ziva N | Reviewed this property |
The zoo and its surrounding area offer quite enough shading from the sun, but yes I would second the previous review and suggest for you to bring an umbrella.
0
Votes
alittlesodd
23 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Coleen R | Reviewed this property |
Went there on a Thursday a year ago and was closed. But may be purely coincidental if it is. Better check with the zoo.
0
Votes
homie1023
31 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from lalalyzz | Reviewed this property |
Construction work in progress, I suppose. But I get you. I was there a fortnight ago. The zoo employees should be able to accommodate the animals regardless of the season or weather. After all it's the oldest zoo in Japan... More
1
Vote
PreviousNext
12345