Enjoy the rare and ephermal chance to see fireflies at Chikozan park in Saitama. The Chikozan Park zoo will open especially on the nights of the 16th and 17th to give people the opportunity to see this annual phenomenon. The zoo will be open from 7.30 pm to 9.15 pm.
At the same time you can also experience a night zoo. You will be able to see the animals sleeping and to see the owls awake!
It costs ￥200 for adults ￥50 for children over six. Children younger than six are free in. See the grey details box below for address and other practical information.
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Access Chikozan Park and Zoo
You can get a bus from Sayama City Train Station which is on the Seibu Shinjuku Line.
By car, the nearest highway is the Ken-o expressway. The Sayama-Hidaka Interchange is probably the most convenient exit to take.
Maps and URLs in the grey details box at the very bottom of the post.