Exotic Sendai Yagiyama Zoological Park

550 animals, 145 species, and you

By Giovanni Rattacaso    - 1 min read

The Sendai Yagiyama Zoological Park opened in 1965, and has since become a popular place for locals and occasional tourists.

The zoo features 550 animals with 145 species, displayed with regards to their habitat and taxonomy. The zoo is located at the top of Mt. Yagiyama, nearby the amusement park ”Benny Land”. Accessible via bus from Sendai Station, or subway as of December 2015.

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Justin Velgus 4 years ago
Some nice highlights of the animals. Sometimes this zoo does special events like having the zoo lit up at night to see the nocturnal nature of some animals. Also, I heard they occassionally do match making events to find a boyfriend or girlfriend!