Ueno Zoo, formally known as Ueno Zoological Gardens, opened in 1882 making it Japan’s first and oldest zoo. Ueno Zoo covers an area of 14.3 hectares of land that was originally part of the Imperial Estate, but was bestowed to the Japanese people (Tokyo Metropolitan Government) in 1924 on the read more
Japan Aquarium and Zoos
Japan is famous for the quality and size of the aquarium including several aquariums that feature whale sharks. The two most famous aquariums in Japan are the Osaka Aquarium (Kaiyukan) and Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium.