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Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden

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3-70 Higashiyama Motomachi, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-0804, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-782-2111
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Zoo and the botanical garden is worth a day visit.There are large number of animals including vivarium and aquarium for freshwater fishes. The cages seems quite spacious. Further they have an elephant museum which demonstrates much about elephants in attractive way. they have big dinosaur...More

1  Thank cniroshinie
Reviewed 4 August 2018

some of the animals at this zoo do not seem like they are happy and especially the polar bear looked like it wanted to die and my friend who knows things about animals said that when polar bears dance, which we had seen it doing,...More

1  Thank tanja314
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A nice downtown zoo with a good variety of animals. There is a small lake with swan boat rentals, a monorail that I have never seen in operation and a couple of full-size dinosaur statues. A very good park but little greatness. It can get...More

Thank reallyhungryguy
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Higashiyama zoo was really funny I went with my friends and finally we saw a Shabani and was really a wonderful performance

Thank Ukinn
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Very crowded. The zoo was depressing. The gardens were nice. But for a botanical garden did not have much variety of plants

1  Thank REDhongkong
Reviewed 29 March 2018

The zoo is on the smaller size but has a lot of animals. Their cages are clean and the animals look healthy. It’s a nice place to spend a day with kids . There is a lagoon with pedaling boats , an amusement park and...More

1  Thank daniela201633
Reviewed 22 March 2018

My 3 year old son loves this Zoo, we have the annual pass (2,000 Yen, well worth it if you live in Nagoya and have kids) and go quite often. It is a huge zoo with a very large collection of interesting animals. The habitats...More

Thank SeanofNagoya
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Big zoo. Toilets available almost anywhere. Cheap for it's class. Near train station. Good facilities.

Thank NoViCeForNow
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

This is a big zoo and it amazed me how detailed and information packed each site was. We visited the zoo before going up the higashiyama tower and the leaves were turning red and brown giving the zoo a nostalgic feel. Will definitely come back...More

Thank Garbs1209
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The place is very big with many different kinds of animal. The entrance fee is very low comparatively. You may also see lots of Japanese families having picnic on many glass area. Lots of fun. You can spend over half day in zoo. We didn't...More

Thank Raymond C
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Response from Silvio R | Reviewed this property |
I was there for the last time this May. It was 500 yen for adult and free for my children. Have fun!