Hamura Zoo

Travel Guide - Hamura Zoo


Hamura Zoo is Japan's first town‐managed zoo opened in 1978.
The zoo has an at-home atmosphere and is suitable for family outing.

When entering to the zoo, lesser pandas will greet you.
You can play with guinea pigs and chicks, too.

There are also a natural forest with a pond and a spacious grass field where you can relax.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 16:30 (March - October) *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • 9:00 - 16:00 (November - February) *admission until 30 minutes before closing


  • Mondays (except national holidays)
  • Year-end and New Year's holidays

Access / Public Transport

  • 20 minutes walk from JR Hamura Station
  • 10 minutes from JR Hamura Station by the bus bound for Nagaoka-junkan or Hakonegasaki-eki.Get off at Hamura-danchi Bus stop.

Address / Location

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