Higashiyama Zoo | Nagoya



This time, I went to Higashiyama Zoo in Nagoya City. Higashiyama Zoo is located in Higashiyama Park in Higashiyamamoto-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture. Higashiyama Zoo has the largest number of animals in Japan. It is also the largest zoo in Japan. The Higashiyama Zoo also has a botanical garden where you can also enjoy plants.


Higashiyama park station is the best access for Higashiyama zoo. It takes about 20 minutes from Nagoya Station by subway Higashiyama Line. Going straight from 3rd exit, you will see an entrance. Entrance ticket can be purchased at the ticket window.

Admission Fee

Below junior high school students: free.

Adult: 500 yen.

Sky Tower

If you want to enter “sky tower”. You must pay below fee.

Below Junior high school students: free.

Adult is 640 yen.

 Sky Tower is a tower located in Higashiyama Zoo. This is a picture of the Sky Tower.

The Sky Tower Observatory offers panoramic views of Nagoya. If you visit at the night, the night view is beautiful. The Sky Tower is open from 9am to 8pm. This is the night view from Sky Tower.

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Recommended way to play

I have been to Higashiyama Zoo several times. Because there are few people in the morning, I always go early in the morning. As Higashiyama Zoo opens at 9 o’clock, let’s leave according to it.


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The recommendation is “Fureai Plaza”. In “Fureai Plaza”, you can touch animals and give food. There are goats and guinea pigs.

Stamp Rally

I also did a stamp rally. Children love stamp rally. By the way, the stamp rally will be crowded in the afternoon so it should be finished in the morning. When I answered the questionnaire, I was also campaigning for tablets and travel tickets.

Amusement Park

There is also an amusement park in Higashiyama Zoo. Adults are ¥ 1100. Children and parents are 1600 yen. I went to ”the mirror house”. This is a maze of clear plastic walls, and if you proceed without thinking, you will hit your head. We had a naughty boy behind me, and he was hitting into the wall.

Night Zoo

The Higashiyama Zoo usually closes at 16:50. However, only one week in summer, the closing time is extended to 20:30. Nocturnal animals are active at night, so you can see something unusual.





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