Places to See Animals in Japan

Hokkaidō

Coming soon


Tōhoku

Coming soon

Aomori

Iwate

Miyagi

Akita

Yamagata

Fukushima


Kantō

Ibaraki

Tochigi

Gunma

Saitama

Chiba

Tokyo

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
Kappabashi doriTaito city,TokyoKappa(reptilian mythical creatures)

Kanagawa


Chūbu

Niigata

Toyama

Ishikawa

Fukui

Yamanashi

Nagano

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
Karuizawa Wild Bird SanctuaryKaruizawa,NaganoBirds,Asiatic Black Bears, and Japanese Giant Flying Squirrels

Gifu

Shizuoka

Aichi


Kansai

Mie

Shiga

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
Lake BiwaShigaEndemic fish and birds

Kyoto

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
UjiUji,KyotoCormorants (used in traditional fishing)

Osaka

Hyōgo

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
Nara ParkNara,NaraSika Deer
Yamato KoriyamaYamato Koriyama,NaraGoldfish

Nara

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
Nara ParkNara,NaraSika Deer
Yamato KoriyamaYamato Koriyama,NaraGoldfish

Wakayama

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
Kishi StationKinokawa, WakayamaCat station master

Chūgoku

Tottori

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
Yonago Waterbird Sanctuary Yonago,TottoriTundra Swan and other water fowl
Oshidori Kansatsu-Goya Hino town,TottoriMandarin Duck

Shimane

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
Oki IslandsOki Islands,ShimaneEndemic Species like Oki Salamander, Oki hare, and Okiyamane.

Okayama

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
YubaraManiwa, OkayamaJapanese Giant Salamander
Kamba FallsManiwa,OkayamaJapanese Macaque
Hiruzen Jersey LandManiwa,OkayamaJersey Cow
Horseshoe Crab MuseumKasaoka,OkayamaHorshoe Crab
ManbeshimaKasoaka,OkayamaCats

Hiroshima

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
MiyajimaIsland of Itsukushima(Miyajima),HiroshimaSika Deer
ŌkunoshimaIsland of Ōkunoshima,HiroshimaRabbit

Yamaguchi

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
Shimonoseki CityShimonoseki,YamaguchuPufferfish
Iwakuni CityIwakuni,YamguchiWhite Snakes
Firefly MuseumToyata town,YamaguchiGenji Fireflies
Ichinosaka River Yamguchi city, YamaguchiGenji Fireflies


Shikoku

Tokushima

Kagawa

Ehime

Kōchi

Kochidai ShrineKochi,KochiChickens
Nagao Chicken CenterNankoku,KochiOnagadori Chickens

Kyūshū

Fukuoka

Saga

Nagasaki

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
TsushimaTsushima,NagasakiTsuhima Leopard cat
TsushimaTsushima,NagasakiJapanesehoney bees

Kumamoto

Ōita

Miyazaki

Name of placeLocationAnimal(s)
Cape ToiKushima,MiyazakiMisaki Horses

Kagoshima

Okinawa

Coming soon