Nagoya Chikusa Ward was crowded as a downtown area of Nagoya since ancient times. There is “Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens” in the eastern part of such Chikusa district. Its origin is 1890 and it was in 1937 that it was relocated to Higashiyama Park. At that time it was called “The Greatest Zoological Garden in the Orient”. It is still known as one of the leading zoos in Japan and the number of animals handled is the largest among the zoos in Japan. Here you can meet about 500 species of animals. Because there are many types of animals, there is a high possibility to meet animals that have never met before.
“Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens” tends to draw attention to zoos, but as its name says it has a botanical garden. There are not many spots that can feel such nature in the center of Nagoya. In addition to this, there are amusement parks and the Higashiyama symbol “Higashiyama Sky Tower”.
It is a concept of “Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens” that not only small children but also adults and elderly people can enjoy it in a wide range of generations. There are many animals that can be enjoyed by families as well as adults. Children can not only see animals, but by actually touching each other, they can be more interested in animals.
And unlike the zoo in the botanical garden, you can enjoy the calm atmosphere. It is also suitable as a date spot here. The rose garden in the botanical garden makes its gorgeous and stylish time with its beauty. Night view from ‘Higashiyama Sky Tower’ is also recommended.
In this way, it is a spot suitable not only for children but also for leisure with friends, couples, and 3 generations. There are not so many spots where such a broad generation can enjoy it, but can also pass through their hearts. This point is the greatest attraction of “Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens”.
There are a zoo, a botanical garden, and an amusement park
“Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens” in Nagoya-shi, Aichi breeds approximately 500 kinds of animals. The greatest Asian-elephant house in domestic opened in autumn of 2013. The koala is extreme popularity from old days. Since there are a zoo, a botanical garden, and an amusement park, there are many highlights, so that all cannot be seen in one day. It is happy that below a junior high school student is free of charge. the admission charge of high-school students or senior is 500 yen, but can enjoy all day long.
The zoo which Introduced the koala first in Japan
Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens is the zoo which Introduced the koala first in Japan. Those days, since the koala was still new, the boom happened in the whole country.
A koala sleeps on a tree for about 18 hours per day. If you would like to see the koala which is moving, please visit at the time of the meal around 1:00 p.m.
There are many attractions which can play from 2 years old
There are a Ferris wheel and a merry-go-round, 16 kinds of attractions including the roller coaster in the amusement park. There are many attractions which can play from 2 years old, and most of them can be enjoyed for about 200 yen.
Children are also surely pleased
Since there is a space put close to a lion over glass, please visit.
It is dynamic and children are also surely pleased.
Impressive western lowland gorilla
It is western lowland gorilla to be very impressive. He(She?) sometimes threaten you, but may show a cute gesture.
In addition, since there are about 500 kinds of animals from a big animal to a killifish, you can enjoy for all day. By all means, how about visiting Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens?
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Name:||Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens|
|Address:||Higashiyamamotomachi 3-70 Nagoya Chikusa-ku, Aichi 464-0804 Japan|
|Access:||Nagoya Municipal Subway Higashiyama-sen Line “Higashiyama-koen-eki Station” (3 minutes walk)|
|Price:||500 yen (Adult)|
Free (Junior high school students or under)
Please refer the official web page.