Hamamatsu City Zoo has the largest collection of primates among zoos in Japan including the Western Lowland Gorilla and Sumatran orangutan. Another must-see exhibit is the Golden Lion Tamarin, the only one of its kind here in Japan. Besides these, there is also a live interaction corner where you get to mingle with sheep and goats everyday and also rabbits on Sat, Sun and public holidays. From there, you can enjoy a sweeping view of Lake Hamana and also beautiful cherry blossoms in spring. Near the viewing forum, there is an insect park, with a collection of 5,000 insects from approximately 2,000 species, where exhibits are rotated several times a year.
Open : minimum 9am-4.30pm
Entrace fee: Yes
For kids: Playgrounds and pettingarea
Food: The zoo has a place where you can get a snack
Taking photos: Is allowed, if publiciesed, please mention the zoo on your homepage
Phone number 053-487-1122
Fax number 053-487-1125
Address: Hamamatsu Municipal Zoo, 199 Kanzanji, Hamamatsu City, 431-1209, Japan
Where to finde the Zoo:
In the years 1974 and 2009 they had theire anniversarrys. Have they made any books on this occassion?