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Toei Uzumasa Eigamura
Uzumasa, the place where the history of Japanese movies began, is called the Hollywood of Japan. To preserve the birthplace of Japanese movies, theme park Toei Uzumasa Eigamura was built. In Eigamura, there are film sets for samurai dramas that replicate appearances of old Japanese towns. Since there are ongoing film shoots, you can see sword fights right in front of you. It is a popular sightseeing spot that includes “Jidaigeki-funso-no-yakata,” where you can enjoy authentic cosplay of samurai dramas, many rides, as well as shows and events featuring Japanese action superheroes.
- 10 Uzumasa Higashi Hachioka-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
- Contact No.
- 5-min walk from Uzumasa Station on JR or 5-min walk from Uzumasa-Koryuji Station on Randen.
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 2.5 hours
- Admission fee
- Adults 2,200 yen; Junior high and High school students 1,300 yen; Children 1,100 yen
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
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Real outdoor set of samurai dramas can be seen!
The outdoor set for the actual samurai drama shoots covers an extensive area. It replicates moats, Japanese tea houses and bridges down to the smallest details. Everyday there are dramas and movies being shot, the schedule of the shoots are posted online the day before, and you will be able to see the actual shoots.
Karakuri Ninja Yashiki
Ninja-yashiki is a type of Japanese house that has many traps for catching or blinding enemies. This is an attraction that combined a Ninja-yashiki and a maze. Inside, you will see ninja and kunoichi, a female ninja, so people of all ages can enjoy this attraction.
This is a three-storey, 10-meter-tall indoor maze. An attraction where you avoid all traps set by the ninja such as falling rocks and ceiling traps and head for the goal on the top floor. You can choose from two courses: the intellectual one or the physical one.
In Jidaigeki Funso-no-yakata, a costume rental shop, you can enjoy over 30 kinds of authentic cosplay of samurai dramas such as maiko (geisha) and princesses from the Edo period. You’ll be able to go on the outdoor set with these costumes and feel like an actor or an actress in a samurai drama. It would be fun to look for the perfect costume and imagine that you time-slipped into the Edo period.