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Located in Akakita Ku of Hiroshima, Asa Zoological Park features exotic wildlife creatures. Spreading in the area of twenty-six hectares, it allows a walk on the wild side of the park highlighting the deadliest and ferocious animals.
Get Ferocious at Asa Zoological Park
Asa Zoological Park exhibits a vast range of wild creatures from flamingos to camels and beast to tigers. It is home to many ferocious animals including giraffe, bongos, African elephants, Anubis baboons, lesser Pandas, metro Pelicans, Ostriches, Buffalos, black Rhinoceroses, and lions. The entrance zone of the zoo features Coflamingo, Beni Iro Flamingo, Ooh flamingo, and Momoiro Pelicans. These beautiful, charming birds capture the attention of visitors. It highlights thousands of wildlife in over one hundred in sixty species of animals and fifteen species of fishes. The prime section of the zoo is three kilometers long. It offers a walking trail of 1.2 kilometers with verdant playground and shaded areas for picnic spots.
The tour for Asa Zoological Park starts with the sighting of baboons at the 'Baboon Mountain'. It also offers a close enclosure with giraffes, zebras, camels, elephants and many other cute, entertaining animals. The feeding time of animals in this section draws a large crowd of visitors. When you walk towards the glass wall of the zoo, you can enjoy a little tug of war with the frisky and jolly monkeys.
Situated inside the zoo, Pichiku Park embraces cute little animals of the zoo. It exhibits lovey-dovey rabbits, pigs, and barnyard animals. The vast gym of this jungle impresses the visitors with the sight of Asiatic Siberian Chipmunks. The building in the zoo features the stages of their life and the creatiom of their babies. This section also highlights the majestic view of the beautiful birds including Indian Peacock, Macaws, Oriental Macaques, Aobato, Aomokabatan and many more.
Snakes and Nocturnal Animal Building is the most interesting building of the zoo. It consists of several ferocious animals including Furomoromonka, Mole, Okikibatsu, Red turtle, Musashi, Bear Tortoise, Ball Pier, Burmese Python, Armadillo Lizard, and African Crocodile. Visitors enjoy seeing when the artificial light convinces them to come out in the daylight.
Asa Zoological Park offers a night safari tour for the visitors above the age of eighteen. It allows a picturesque moment to see the animal activities at night. Starring the fast running Cheetah, looking zebras and buffalos drinking water and the lion and tiger hunting its prey. If you want to experience such sites then 'Night Safari' is perfect for you.
The tour of this zoological park ends with the sight of the Western Park. It offers a walking trail of 1.2 kilometers sighting the creatures like tigers, lions, cheetahs, and bears. This park owns only a single aquatic mammal, 'Eurasian River Otter'. The visitors get fantasized about the entertaining activities of this creature. Asa Zoological Park also hosts events and shows to protect, conserve and preserve the endangered species of wildlife.
How to Get Tickets?
Book the ticket through this website and avail the exciting offers and deals.
How To Get Around?
You can get around in Hiroshima by bus, metro, or bike. The metros and subways service starts from 6:00 am to the midnight. The city connects the bus service across it well. You can enjoy the ride on the bus at an affordable price. The Asahigaoka bus line serves a link between the JR Hiroshima Station and Asa Zoological Park. If you are in downtown, then grab the metro to Kamiyasu Station of Astram Line. It is the shortest and fastest way to reach the zoo. Travelling from the city center, you need to catch the monorail of route 54 for Kamiyasu Station. However, you can also hire private cabs or self-driven vehicles for a comfortable journey.
What Should I Wear?
You can pack shorts, denim, capris, along with blouses and tank tops. Cotton leggings and tees offer leisure in summer months. Wear comfortable shoes as you need to walk a lot in the park. In addition to this, you can include a floppy hat, a pair of sunglasses and hand tissues to wipe sweat. If you are planning to tour in winters, then do not forget to have layers and jackets. Do not forget to carry layers and jackets in the winter months.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to explore Asa Zoological Park is from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. It remains close on Thursdays as its weekly off. However, the months of October and November offers a temperate climate and pleasant atmosphere to explore Hiroshima. Avoid planning the trip in summer months due to its humid and hot temperature.
Will I Need a Guide?
No. This website guides you well for this trip.
How To Get There?
Hiroshima can be reached through airplanes, trains, ferries, buses or cars. Hiroshima Airport is the main gateway to the city. You can book the flights for the same. Taxis and cabs are available at the airport for the further journey. JR Hiroshima Station welcomes several trains coming from national cities. It is at the distance of sixty minutes from Asa Zoological Park. Ujina Port also serves multitudinous of tram line to get into the city.
Avoid visiting the park during school holidays. The park prohibits the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Do not feed the animals without permission. Asa Zoological Park allows the photograph session, but it should not disturb or hamper wildlife creature. You are advised to book the tickets in advance. Be aware in the large crowd as pickpockets roaming around tourist destinations. Empty your pockets and put your cash & cell phones in an inside a bag with the inner compartment. Try to carry credit and debit cards instead of money. Do not stock the money in one place. To prevent losing your most valuables in a safe deposit box in a safe at the hotel or apartment.