6 zoos in Osaka! Introducing a zoo where you can enter for free, which is very popular for contact ♪

Last Updated on February 23, 2024 by Nouman kaleem

Speaking of zoos in Osaka, “Tennoji Zoo”. In fact, there are many other recommended spots, such as places where you can enter for free and places where you can enjoy interacting with rabbits and capybaras! Here are 6 popular facilities in Osaka! There is also a place adjacent to the aquarium ♪

1. Speaking of zoos in Osaka, here! “Tennoji Zoo” with excellent access

The first recommended zoo in Osaka is “Tennoji Zoo”. Many people think of “Tennoji Zoo” when they think of zoos in Osaka.

In fact, “Tennoji Zoo” is a zoo that has been loved for a long time, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015! (* Refer to “Tennoji Zoo Official Website”)
Since it is located in Osaka City, it is easily accessible from sightseeing spots and is crowded with many people on holidays.

You can see a wide variety of animals ♪

At “Tennoji Zoo”, we are proud of the exhibition that expresses the ecology of animals, and you can experience the feeling of being in the life of animals ♪ Here you can meet 1000 animals of about 200 species ◎ ( * Refer to “Tennoji Zoo Official Website”)

There are many popular animals such as lions, giraffes, and hippopotamus in the “African Savannah Zone”!
Various animal rice and snack times are held throughout the day, so be sure to check them out as well. ◎ Hippo snack time is highly recommended!

Good access to tourist spots!

To “Tennoji Zoo”, those who enter from Shinsekai Gate are about 8 minutes on foot from Subway “Dobutsuen-mae Station” Exit 1, and those who enter from Tenshiba Gate are about 8 minutes on foot from Subway “Tennoji Station” Exit 5. is.      It’s about a 4-minute walk from “Tsutenkaku” and a 15-minute walk from ” Abeno Harukas

“, so please go there as you can walk from popular tourist spots. (Tax included)      

Preschoolers: Free [Opening hours] 9: 30-17: 00 (Last admission until 16:00) [Closed days] Every Monday (the following weekday if it falls on a holiday), year-end and new year (12/29-) 1/1)

2. Is there a free zoo in Osaka? “Satsukiyama Zoo” where the Fureai Square is popular

The next recommended zoo in Osaka is “Satsukiyama Zoo”. It is located in “Ikeda City Satsukiyama Park”, which is about a 15-minute walk from “Ikeda Station” on the Hankyu Takarazuka Main Line.

This “Satsukiyama Zoo” is free of charge!

At “Fureai Hiroba”, which is very popular with families, you can interact with cute rabbits and guinea pigs with their moving figures such as African spurred tortoises and choco.

You can see the rare wombat!

Wombat is famous as an animal that lives in Australia. It is bred only in a few zoos in Japan, but you can see it at this “Satsukiyama Zoo”! Why don’t you heal your daily fatigue with the

the loveliness of small animals such as wombats and rabbits? Is the latest weekday)

A famous place for cherry blossoms, azaleas, and autumn leaves. There are 5 hiking trails and an observatory, and it has been selected as one of the “100 Best Greens in Osaka” as a great place to see the Osaka Plain.
2-5-33 Ayaha, Ikeda City, Osaka Prefecture Satsukiyama Park
(1) 10 minutes on foot from “Ikeda Station” on the Hankyu Takarazuka Line
during business hours

3. The concept is to contact ♡ Osaka’s zoo “World Ranch” where you can also ride horses

The next recommended zoo in Osaka is “World Ranch”. The concept of “World Ranch” is to interact with animals, and the number of animals that you can actually interact with is attractive ♡

There is a free parking lot for about 500 cars, so it is recommended to go by car!

For making memories with family and friends ♪

At “World Ranch”, there are lots of fun contents such as feeding experience, horseback riding experience, cow milking experience, contact experience with dolphins and whales ♪ At

“World Ranch” where you can see, touch and experience, it is wonderful with family and friends Why don’t you make some wonderful memories?

[Admission fee] Adults: ¥ 1,600 (tax included)
     Children (3 years old to elementary school students): ¥ 800 (tax included)
     Pets: ¥ 500 (tax included)
[Opening hours] 10: 00-17: 30 (* 11 / 5-2) / 28 is closed at 17:00)
[Closed] Tuesday (the next day if it is a national holiday) * Open daily from 7/20 to 9/1

4. A new attraction in Osaka! “NIFREL”, a new zoo where animals roam around their feet

The next recommended zoo in Osaka is “NIFREL”.

Speaking of Osaka , the “Tower of the Sun” at Expo ’70 Commemorative Park is famous, isn’t it? Did you know that a new museum has been opened in the commercial facility “EXPOCITY” next door?

The facility “NIFREL” produced by the popular aquarium “Kaiyukan” in Osaka ! The hall is divided into 7 zones, each of which has the theme of “touching XX”.

Meet the White Tiger!

One of the attractions of “NIFREL” is that you can observe white tigers playing in the water, which is rare in Japan.

The author’s recommendation is the “touching the movement” zone! Ring-tailed lemurs, capybaras and birds are bred in this area.

What should be noted is the exhibition method. There is no gauge and animals can freely come and go at the feet of the customers! It has a lot of realism and is very popular with children ☆
The keeper is watching it, so you can enjoy it with confidence!

A spot that you can enjoy without getting bored ♪

In addition, the concept is different depending on each area, such as art using projection mapping and seeing creatures of beautiful colors, so it is a spot that you can enjoy without getting tired of it!

Please spend a fun day at the new sensation museum “NIFREL” where you can have a valuable experience ♪

[Admission fee] Adults (16 years old / high school students and above): ¥ 2,000 (tax included)
     Children (elementary and junior high school students): ¥ 1,000 (
     Infants (3 years old and over): 600 yen (tax included) * Free for children under 2 years old [
Opening hours] Business hours may vary depending on the day, and there are days when the museum is temporarily closed, so please see the NIFREL official website for details.
[Closed] January 24, 2022 (Monday)

5. Let’s be healed by small animals at a small zoo ♡ Osaka’s famous amusement park “Hirakata Park”

The next recommended zoo in Osaka is “Hirakata Park”. “Hirakata Park” is a popular amusement park nicknamed “Hirakata”, but there are facilities in the park where you can meet animals such as “Wonder Garden” and “Animal Hug Hug Taun”!

“Hirakata Park” in Makikata City is about a 3-minute walk from “Makikata Park Station”. There is also a parking lot, so it’s safe to drive.

Enjoy interacting with animals ♡

At “Wonder Garden”, you can meet small animals such as red pandas, otters, squirrel monkeys, and prairie dogs!
The author’s recommendation is the bark of prairie dogs. It squeals like a puppy and is very cute ♡ If the timing is right, you may hear the squeal ♪

When you go to “Hirakata Park”, be sure to visit “Wonder Garden” !!

[Admission fee] Adults (junior high school students and above): ¥ 1,400 (tax included)
     Elementary school students and younger: ¥ 800 (tax included)
[Opening hours] Business hours vary depending on the day. For details, please see the official website of Hirakata Park .
[Closed] December 1-3, 6-10, 15 December 2021

6. Zoo, aquarium, Ferris wheel! “Tempozan Harbor Village” which is full of volume like Osaka

The last recommended spot in Osaka is “Tempozan Harbor Village”. It is a complex amusement facility where you can play all day long, such as commercial facilities, aquariums, ferris wheels, and hotel seagulls.

Here are three popular facilities in “Tempozan Harbor Village”!

Shopping, gourmet food, zoo! Large-scale commercial facility “Tempozan Market Place”

First of all, I would like to introduce you to the large commercial facility “Tempozan Marketplace” where you can enjoy shopping and dining. At “Naniwa Kuishinbo Yokocho” on the 2nd floor, you can enjoy a wide range of gourmet foods, and it is crowded with many people.

I would like to recommend “Tempozan Anipa” on the 3rd floor. Here you can interact with animals such as kangaroos, alpaca, tortoises and owls! Why don’t you stop by during the shopping ♪

[Fee] Junior high school students and above: ¥ 660 (tax included), elementary school students and younger: ¥ 330 (tax included)
[Business hours] 11:00 to 17:00 (last reception 16:00)
[Closed] Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

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