The Tennoji Zoo, located in the center of Osaka, is known as the third zoo built in Japan in 1915.

The zoo aims to keep animals in their natural habitat as much as possible. The zoo has 1,000 animals of about 320 species, including koalas and red pandas.

The zoo is also home to Japan’s only kiwi, so there are quite a few things to see.


nameTennoji Zoo
business hours9:30-17:00 (Entrance to the park is ~16:30)
business holidaySee Tennoji Park
feeAdmission 500 yen
residenceTennoji Park, 1-108 Chausuyama-cho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
telephone number06-6771-8401(Tennoji Zoo and Botanical Garden Office)


10 minutes walk from JR Tennoji Station

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