“Edo Wonderland” (Nikko Edo Mura) is a history theme park in Nikko city, Tochigi prefecture. There is a barrier at the entrance, going through the barrier and proceeding through the city, the world of Edo spreads there. If you play in Nikko Edo village all day, you should be able to join the Edo people. Let’s go to the Edo period in a place that can be accessed in a little over 2 hours from central Tokyo.
Inside “Edo Wonderland”, the streets of the Edo period spread, including road, inn, shopping mall, samurai residence, home of the ninja etc. It seems that the people of chonmage (topknot), town girls wearing kimonos, ninja people appeared, it was exactly the time slip in the Edo period. “Edo Wonderland” is a theme park that you can experience the Edo period.
“Edo Wonderland” has a mascot character “Nyan-Mage” popular even for souvenirs. “Nyan-Mage” is a resident like a white cat of chonmage head and is well visible from afar. Since the souvenir of “Nyan-Mage” is very popular, let ‘s get a souvenir of “Nyan-Mage” cute by all means at a souvenir shop before returning.
What you have to do to enjoy “Edo Wonderland” the most, it is “wearing the costumes of characters”. When you arrive at “Edo Wonderland”, it is recommended turning into an Edo people. Since you can transform into an Edo by “Transformer Jiku”, let’s slip time from the figure in the Edo period.
There are 10 kinds of men’s transformation menu such as samurai, town people, kabuki, farmers, “Shinsengumi” (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate), lord etc. Women’s transformation menu is substantial, there are 13 kinds, such as samurai girl, town girl, a lady’s chambers in a palace, princess, Oiran (prostitutes). Children choose costumes from nine types such as ninja, shinsengumi, samurai, town girl etc. Prices vary depending on the content you want to transform. Women can also ask for a hair set.
The real thrill of “Edo Wonderland” is a play as if it reproduced the scene of the Edo period held in various parts of the park. Popular ninja show, beautiful procession of courtesans, theater to meet Nyan-Mage, show seen in the outdoors, etc are rich variety. Let’s watch full-blown play whenever you visit.
Edo Wonderland is the entertainment facility which reproduced Edo 808 town faithfully.
When you will step into the “barrier” of the entrance, there seemed to totally traveled back in time to the Edo Period.
The merchant’s houses, the post town, the samurai residence, etc. stand in a row, and a samurai, and town girl, etc. greet. The show is carried out everywhere in the park, including the powerful action show of The Grand Ninja Theatre, and it is full of events.
In The “Dress Up Edo Style Zone”, you can changes into Edo period clothes, and turn completely into the people from Edo, and can also take a walk.
You can enjoy all events in high quality.
The rows of houses of Edo are reproduced firmly, and since the staff called Edo-nin (people of Edo) identified with the characters of the role completely, the view of the world of Edo is held.
The charm of Edo Wonderland seems to be the “show.” The extremely powerful ninja play is performed in The Grand Ninja Theatre. The action is high-level, and the performance that excelled does not permit a blink, the length of the fight scene is very long and grasp sweat in a hand though knowing it is a show,
In “Mizugei-za”, water comes out from various places, the comical player also comes out, it is pleasant show. But please be careful. Water splashes when you sit down toward the front. Let’s view behind the direction which does not want to get wet.
in addition to this, there are the samurai residence which can study history, a throwing knife throw, bow and arrows, etc. which can experience and play of Edo, and there is much experience which an adult and a child can enjoy themselves only here.
|Name:||Edo Wonderland (Nikko Edo Mura)|
|Address:||Karakura 470-2 Nikko, Tochigi 321-2524 Japan|
|Access:||Tobu Kinugawa-sen Line “Kinugawa-Onsen-eki Station” (10 minutes by car)|
|Price:||4,700 yen (Adult)
2,400 yen (6 to12 years old)
Free (5 years old and under)
Please refer the official web page.