Aichi’s All Creatures Great And Small
There are a number of places within Aichi that invite you to come face to face with the hairy, the scaly, the wrinkly, the smooth, the warm and cold blooded,… in fact, all creatures great and small!
Japan’s second busiest zoo, Nagoya’s Higashiyama Zoo is home to an impressive 550 species of animals, including elephants, penguins, bears, tigers, giraffes, birds, reptiles, hippos, apes, lions, skunks, rhinos, seals, and even the “World’s most handsome gorilla”!
One of Japan’s biggest and best aquariums is the exciting Port Of Nagoya Public Aquarium at Nagoya Port. Home to Orca killer whales, dolphins and Beluga Whales, and featuring marine life from Japan to Antarctica.
The name Inuyama translates to “Dog Mountain”, however, you’re more likely to see monkeys than dogs at Inuyama. The Japan Monkey Centre, 43,600 square meters of museum and zoological gardens, is home to about 900 individuals of over 60 different types of primates from all over the world.
The Minami Chita Beach Land amusement park and aquarium complex is a year round popular Aichi destination, ideal for couples, families, groups and single travelers too!
Popular Toyohashi Zoo and Botanical Park is 40 hectares of zoo, botanical gardens, amusement park and natural history museum all in the one place. Its a fun place to learn, experience and play for the whole family!
See rare sharks and crabs, playful sea lions, and over 4,500 saltwater, freshwater, deepwater and tropical marine life from all around the world at Aichi’s seaside playground, Gamagori!