There are many cafes in Japan where you can touch several kinds of animals such as cats and rabbits. It's more casual than going to the zoo, and even better since you can touch them!
You can touch friendly birds!
This cafe located in famous sightseeing spot, Asakusa, has about 100 birds in total, including owls, parakeets and falcons. All the birds have grown up with a lot of love by humans since they were babies, so they are very friendly. Take a visit and watch their charming antics!
Torinoiru Cafe 鳥のいるカフェ浅草店
- Address 1-12-8 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0032
Play with fluffy rabbits!
The store usually has about 20 rabbits for you to enjoy. You can both pet and feed snacks to them. Every bunny has an unique personality, so you are likely to find your own favorite. A hungry rabbit may even jump onto your lap!
- Address 6-14-15 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0001
Hang out with the neighborhood cool kids: A cafe with goats!
This is a popular and stylish cafe with two goats that hang out on the balcony. With extensive drink and food menus, the shop is always busy. Customers with seats facing the hut can relax and enjoy a view of the goats.
Sakuragaoka Cafe 桜丘カフェ
- Address 23-3 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0031
A cat cafe with an elegant atmosphere
Enter this cafe and you'll immediately receive a lively welcome from roughly 30 friendly cats! Inside, you'll be treated to a scenic panoramic view of the streets of Shibuya. The cafe is not only stylish, but also considerate, allowing the cats to play freely as they wish.
Cat Cafe MoCHA 猫カフェMoCHA
- Address 32-12 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0042
Gaze at colorful goldfish swimming around
This cafe was established by a goldfish wholesaler with about 350 years' history. You can enjoy delicious tea and meals while looking at goldfish swimming elegantly. They sell goldfish in the tank outside the cafe as well as goldfish-motif goods. Surprisingly, you can try goldfish scooping as well.