Ueno Zoo is a 14.3-hectare zoo, managed by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and located in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan. It is Japan's oldest zoo, opening on March 20, 1882. It is a five-minute walk from the Park Exit of Ueno Station, with convenient access from Tokyo's public-transportation network. [Wikipedia]
Admission is free on March 20 (Ueno Zoo's Anniversary Day), May 4 (Greenery Day), and October 1 (Tokyo Citizens' Day).
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JR Ueno Station is a 5 minute walk from the Main Gate entrance and Benten Gate entrance. The Benten Gate can also be reached from Keisei Ueno Station (4-min) and Subway Ueno Station (8-min). The western Ikenohata Gate can als be reached from Nezu Station (5-min).
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