“TOEI Kyoto Studio Park” (Uzumasa Eigamura) is a 20 minute train ride from JR Kyoto Station. This is also a place where many student travelers visit, it is a popular theme park for families and couples to a wide range of age groups. You can enjoy just walking around the open set which reproduced the cityscape from the Edo period to the Meiji era. According to the old city skyline, you can dress as an old costume like a samurai or a princess. There, you can enjoy animation characters and superhero shows, and enjoy playing with attractions unique to “TOEI Kyoto Studio Park”. It is also close to sightseeing spots such as Arashiyama area and Sagano Trolley trains, and is a recommended spot for sightseeing in Kyoto.
There is also an entrance to the adjacent “Toei Kyoto Movie Studio” side, there is a cinema road where you can walk while observing the photography set that is actually used. If you are lucky you can watch movie and TV drama shooting sites. There, you can feel the historical drama of Japan and the world of TV close by.
In addition, the charm of “TOEI Kyoto Studio Park” is that you can enjoy a wide range of age groups from children to adults. There, baby rooms are also available, and “Padios” which is a large indoor entertainment facility has a full play area for kids.
Here, several times a day, you can see the show explaining the shooting landscape and the street performance of the street performers that were held in the Edo period for free. It will be exciting just such an event, but if the timing matches, you can also watch the actual shooting site such as a sword in a historical drama.
Kyoto Uzumasa Eigamura is a theme park in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, and is a base for the transmission of information of movie culture. As for Eigamura, whatever it may call it, the open-air set is charm. There is cityscape of Edo used in real movies. The scenery which comes out on the one scene of a historical drama is reproduced until the alley of not only a main street but the side street, an alley, a row-house, etc.
In Eigamura, if lucky, the photography spot will be encountered. When a historical drama was the height of prosperity, photography seemed to be carried out almost every day, but the regular historical drama seemed to come to rarely see recently because the photography does not produced now in the Toei Kyoto studio.
In Eigamura, many shows are recommended as well as photography. The players who inherited the tradition of the historical drama cultivated for years perform ninja Shaw, sword fight show, etc. This is powerful and as interesting as those with laughter.
There are many attractions and display in Eigamura.
There is a thing to be able to enjoy enough which both children and couples can enjoy, such as a haunted house and a ninja lodge, and have some data of Japanese movies, exhibitions, etc., which seeing and turning around these can also fully enjoy.
Moreover, at “the house of historical drama character wearing makeup”, it can be disguised as a historical movie star. It is a spot which both children and adults experience happily and can play with all families.
|Name:||Kyoto Uzumasa Eigamura (Toei Movie Land)|
|Address:||Uzumasahigashihachiokacho 10 Kyoto Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8161 Japan|
|Access:||JR Sanin-honsen Line “Uzumasa-eki Station” (5 minutes walk)|
|Price:||2,200 yen (Adults)
1,300 yen (Junior High/High School Students)
1,100 yen (Ages 3 - Elementary School Students)
Please refer the official web page.