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Tourist spots
Sasebo Zoological Park and Botanical Garden
The Sasebo Zoological Park and Botanical Garden opened in 1961.
Approximately 330 animals including the children's favorite elephants and giraffes are kept in the extensive park, and almost 21,000 plants are grown all over the park and garden. In the warm climate controlled greenhouse tropical plants such as the royal water lily with giant leaves that could carry a small child is cultivated, and you could enjoy the sense of walking through the Amazon rainforest.
As well as holding events by the season, there are monthly events such as the Animal Veterinary House Exploration, Herbal Soap Making Class and Pet Insect Class.

□217, Funakoshi-cho, Sasebo City TEL: 0956-28-0011
□Open hours: 09:00 - 17:15
□Admissions: Adult (Age 16 and over) ¥400, Children (Age 7 - 15) ¥100, Children under 6 free
□Closed: December 29 - January 1
□Parking available
Car: Approx. 20min from Nishikyushu Expressway Sasebo Minato I.C., via SSK Bypass.
Bus: Approx. 30min from Sasebo Stn. on the City Bus for Colony or Shimofunakoshi.


21-1 Miuracho, Sasebo City, Nagasaki, 857-0863 (Inside JR Sasebo Stn.) TEL. 0956-23-3369 FAX. 0956-23-6750
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