Tennoji Zoo, an urban style zoo with a long history and a good access!

Famous tourist attractions in Osaka Tennōji area

The natural forms of the animals

Tennoji Zoo is located inside Tennoji Park and has a history of more than 100 years. There are about 1000 animals of 200 species in the zoo.
The zoo exhibits the animals in their natural form by replicating their natural habitat.

The lively animals at the zoo

You can see the animals living freely at the zoo including the koalas living on gum trees.
Also, you can see the animals eating lively during their mealtime, so it may be nice to check the time for their feeding prior to your visit.

Just like the actual savanna

The Africa Savanna Area was made upon the image of the national park in East Africa.
Here, you can see animals like zebras, lions, and hyenas living together in a form similar to their natural lifestyles.

The petting zoo popular among children

At the petting zoo, you can feed and interact with the animals.
This area is often times popular among people who want to interact with the adorable animals.

Animals only at Tennoji Zoo

There are many unique animals which you can only see in Tennoji Zoo.
In addition to the drill mentioned in the picture, there are other animals like kiwis and lesser yellow-headed vultures that can only be seen at Tennoji Zoo.

Name of the facility Tennoji Zoo
Address 1-108 Chausuyamacho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka-shi
Tell 06-6771-8401
Nearest station ▪️Shinsekai Entrance/ 5 to 10 minutes walk from Dobutsuen-mae Station (Subway), Ebisucho Station (Subway), Shin-Imamiya Station (Nankai, JR Lines) ▪️Tenshiba Entrance/ 5 to 10 minutes walk from Tennoji station (Subway, JR Lines), Osaka Abenobashi Station (Kintetsu Minami Osaka Line)
Business hours 9:30-17:00 (Entry until 16:00) ※ The zoo will be open until 18:00 on weekends and holidays during May and September. (Entry until 17:00)
Regular holiday Mondays (In case of holiday, the next weekday will be closed), New Years Holiday (12/29-1/1)
Admission fee Adult 500 yen / Elementary & Middle school student 200yen, Yearly passport Adult 2000 yen / Elementary & Middle school student 800 yen ※Free for infants, elementary & middle school students living or going to school in Osaka city, or those with disability certificate