Ueno - Japan's Oldest Zoo

Ueno Zoo (东京 都 恩赐 上 野 动物园, Tōkyō-to Ueno Onshi Dōbutsuen?) is a zoo located in Ueno Park, Taito district, Tokyo, Japan. The first time opened to the public on March 20, 1882, Ueno Zoo is the oldest zoo in Japan. The zoo has about 500 species of animals, with the ultimate collection of rare animals such as Sumatran tigers and gorillas of West Plains.

The owner of this zoo is the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Having previously managed the Tokyo Metropolitan Department of Public Works, the zoo's management was transferred to the Foundation, the Association of Zoos Tokyo since April 1, 2006. In addition to Ueno Zoo, other zoos are managed by the Foundation is the Association of Zoos Tokyo Tama Zoological Park, Tokyo Sea Life Park and Zoo Inokashira at Ueno Zoo Monorail
 
(Ueno Zoo Entrance)
From Ueno Station, Ueno Zoo Front Gate can be reached by walking for 5 minutes. The inside of the zoo is divided into two regions: Western Zoo and Zoo East. In addition to walking, visitors can ride the monorail that connects the West Zoos and Zoo East. Monorail at Ueno Zoo is the first monorail in Japan. Front Gate in the eastern region Zoo, while the zoo and the pool Shinobazu child was in the region of Western Zoo. In East Zoos have five-story pagoda was first built in 1631. Pagoda building is now the gift giving Kan'ei-ji for the Tokyo Metropolitan Government in 1958.
 (Monorel Pertama di Ueno Zo)
Ueno Zoo is the zoo's most visited by many people in Japan. Total visitors in a month sometimes exceed the total visitor Asahiyama Zoo in Asahikawa, Hokkaido. In 2006, the Ueno Zoo visited by about 3.5 million visitors, while Asahiyama Zoo about 3 million 40 thousand visitors. In 2008, a total of visitors has decreased to around 2.9 million visitors after the death of Ling Ling, the only panda's Ueno Zoo. In the same year, Asahiyama Zoo also decreased the number of visitors to about 2.77 million people. 
 (Sumatran Tiger)
 (Sumatran Gorillas)
Title: Ueno - Japan's Oldest Zoo
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Published :2011-05-01T20:22:00-07:00
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Ueno - Japan's Oldest Zoo

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