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Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park

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Date opened  September 1, 1971
Memberships  JAZA
Opened  1 September 1971
Number of species  170
No. of species  170
Phone  +81 82-838-1111
Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park
Location  Dobutsuen, Asa-cho, Asakita-ku, Hiroshima
Address  Asacho Oaza Dobutsuen, Asakita Ward, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture 731-3355, Japan
Hours  Open today · 9AM–4:30PMSunday9AM–4:30PMMonday9AM–4:30PMTuesday9AM–4:30PMWednesday9AM–4:30PMThursdayClosedFriday9AM–4:30PMSaturday9AM–4:30PM
Similar  Fukuyama City Zoo, Hiroshima City Transport, Miyajima Public Aquarium, Shukkei‑en, Hiroshima Prefectural Art Muse

The asian black bear in hiroshima city asa zoological park

Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park (広島市安佐動物公園, Hiroshima-shi Asa Dōbutsukōen) is a zoo in Hiroshima, Japan.


Three tragic elephants in asa zoo hiroshima japan


Asa Zoological Park opened in 1971 in Asakita-ku, Hiroshima as the 62nd zoo in Japan. The gross area of the zoo is 49.6 ha. There are about 170 varieties of animals including giraffes, lions, black rhinoceroses, lesser pandas, woylies, Japanese giant salamanders and macaws.

They recruit citizen volunteers to explain the animals in detail and with humor to visitors.


  • From 1 January to 29 December
  • From 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Holidays

  • Every Thursday
  • History

  • Opened as the 62nd zoo in Japan on September 1, 1971.
  • World's first success of the artificial insemination of frozen sperm from a dead Chimpanzee in 1998.
  • Opened the animal contact areas for kids in 2001.
  • Night Safari started in the summer of 2003 and has run every summer since.
  • References

    Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park Wikipedia

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