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Yokohama Nogeyama Zoo
This popular Nogeyama Zoo has the longest standing history in Kanagawa Prefecture. The admission is free and it is home to over 100 species of animals. The zoo is easily accessible as it is located in the heart of the City of Yokohama which is a principal city in Kanagawa. It offers a popular corner where visitors can interact with small animals. Kindergarten students often visit this zoo on field trips. This zoo is for everyone to enjoy.
- 63-10 Oimatsu-cho, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
- Contact No.
- 10-min walk from Hinode Station on Keikyu Line or 15-min walk from Sakuragicho Station on JR Line
- Opening Hours / Holidays
Mondays (if it falls on a National holiday, closed on following day, open daily in May and October)
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 60 minutes
- Admission fee
- Free admission, Guide Machine (animal information box) 100 yen
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Over 100 Species of Animals can be Seen
Despite free admission, you can see many animals in the zoo. The popular residents are lion, giraffe, tiger, red panda and various reptiles. Over 5,000 animals are waiting for you.
Nakayoshi Square Where You can Interact with Animals
Nakayoshi Square (friendship square) is a popular place with children. Visitors can interact with small animals, such as chicks, guinea pigs and mice. You will feel the warmth of animals by touching and holding them.
Indian Peacock Walks Freely
The unique feature of this zoo is that Indian Peacocks walk freely on the premises. The purpose is to prevent the peacocks from fighting with each other, but you are safe as they are accustoms to humans. You will witness a rare white peacock as well.