Kujukushima Zoological and Botanical Garden "Mori-Kirara"


Central SaseboSouthern Kujukushima

A city zoo that you can enjoy adorable animals and beautiful seasonal flowers.

264 animals of 65 species such as lions, giraffes, bears, lesser pandas, etc. are kept in a large park. And also, there are 21,000 flowers of 1,200 kinds including roses and other subtropical plants of the four seasons. In the popular "Penguin Tank" which has the biggest overhead aquarium in Japan, you can see the penguins which appear to be flying in the sky when you look up on sunny days since there is no roof over the pool.

2172 Funakoshi-cho, Sasebo, Nagasaki pref.
Phone number
Business hours
9:00AM - 5:00PM ( Last admission: 4:30PM )
Open throughout the year
Adult ( High school students and above) ¥830 / Children ( 4-year old - Junior high school students ) ¥210 / (3-year old and under)free of charge
377 cars
By car/ Approx. 10 min. from Nishikyushu Exp. Way Sasebo Chuo IC.
By bus/ 25 min. from Sasebo Ekimae Bus Terminal by the bus bound for "Shimofunakoshi" or "Kujukushima Park (Tenkaiho)" via "Doshokubutsuen"(Zoological & Botanical Garden), get off at "Doshokubutsuen mae".