Famous as the oldest amusement park in Japan, “Hanayashiki Amusement Park” has a lot of retro and nostalgic attractions. However, not only that, but in recent years there have also been state-of-the-art mysterious attractions and photogenic illumination.
Hanayashiki Amusement Park is Japan’s oldest amusement park in Asakusa, Taito-ku. Its opening dates back to 1853 in the Edo period. Initially, it opened as a “Hana Yashiki” botanical garden where peony and chrysanthemums bloom, and in the Edo period, it was popular as a gathering place for tea and haiku poets. At that time, the swing was the only playground equipment. After that, it was rebuilt many times, and in 1947, it seems that the present figure was completed to some extent. This amusement park has a long history and retains a nostalgic atmosphere. It is one of the reasons why it is popular to feel nostalgia.
The appeal of Hanayashiki Amusement Park is its retro atmosphere. The most popular attraction roller coaster is the oldest existing roller coaster in Japan. It is popular that the thrill is perfect because of its oldness. There are many other retro attractions that make you feel the history, so please try the retro atmosphere you can only experience here.
One of the attractions is that it can be enjoyed by both adults and children. There are 22 types of attractions ranging from vehicles that even small children can ride with confidence, screaming machines, and haunted houses. In addition, it is an amusement park that can be enjoyed all day, with a fair corner and an indoor stage where you can watch various shows.
Introducing access to “Hanayashiki Amusement Park” which is such an amusement park. About 5 minutes on foot from “Asakusa Station” on Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Toei Asakusa Line and Tobu Sky Tree Line. There is also “Hanayashiki Amusement Park” which is about a 3-minute walk from Tsukuba Express Asakusa Station.
Hanayashiki Amusement Park, where children and adults can enjoy, has many fun attractions including the famous roller coaster. It’s good to have a date and enjoy it with your family. If you have a chance to visit “Tokyo Sky Tree”, why not stop by?
A variety of events will delight people
An amusement park blending into the streetscape of Asakusa, it is “Hanayashiki Amusement Park”. It has been loved by people since opening in 1853. Access is good as it is located in the city center. The atmosphere is friendly and makes you feel the atmosphere of downtown.
There are still many retro attractions in “Hanayashiki Amusement Park” where there are lots of attractions including roller coasters and haunted houses. For example, “Panda Car” which had a lovely face that everyone had ridden in childhood as a child, “Swan” to swim on the water on a swan, “walk” in the air by stepping on the pedal by oneself “Helicopter “Etc. “Hanayashiki History walk” is a park exploring that you can wear a device like glasses and look back on the history of park while walking. Knowing the history of “Hanayashiki Amusement Park” since 1853, attachment may be born. Apart from attractions, food courts, shops, shooting shooting, and “Ennichi” (fair) corner where goods can be gotten by ring-throwing are lined with narrowing. Events are also abundant throughout the year. Various events entertain the people visited.
In the periphery of “Hanayashiki Amusement Park” there is “Kaminari-mon Gate” which can be said as the face of Asakusa, “Nakamise Shopping Street” popular for tourists, classic “Sensoji Temple”. Also, if you plan to take a walk, it is recommended walking along the Sumida River. Amusement facilities such as Asakusa Engei Hall which can appreciate rakugo are abundant, too. Together with “Hanayashiki Amusement Park” you will have a fulfilling day. A family spot on a holiday, a date with a lover, a spot you’d like to visit to make a topic with friends “Hanayashiki Amusement Park”. There is no doubt that you will be noticed by simple charm.
The Emperor of those days also visited here incognito
Asakusa Hanayashiki is the facilities with history opened in 1853 of the last stage of the Edo period. At the beginning, it was opened as the flower garden “Hanayashiki” (Flower House) which were mainly concerned with a peony and chrysanthemum work. In the Meiji period, it was popular for breeding of a rare bird and the savage beast, etc. After that it was suspended by an earthquake disaster and war damage, but it was reconstructed. Leisure facilities were installed from around 1872. It was popular, so that the Emperor of those days also visited here incognito.
Being loved in broad generations
There are many attractions of 20 kinds like “merry-go-round” including popular “roller coaster” etc. at present. Moreover, fair section, such as shooting game, eating-and-drinking stores, etc. stand in a row crowdedly. As one of the Asakusa sightseeing, it is loved in broad generations.
There are many attractions along each theme
Many attractions along each theme, such as the “fantasy and fairy tale”, the “speed and thrill”, and “mysteriousness and panic” are provided in the present park.
It is producing the retrospective atmosphere
Asakusa Hanayashiki is producing the retrospective atmosphere. There is little intense attraction and there are many mild things. It’s the amusement park recommended from the lady who doesn’t like thrill rides to a person of a small child companion, too.
Preschooler’s admission fee is no charge
There are also many attractions which can ride from 0 years old, and they are perfect for the person of the amusement park debut. A preschooler’s admission fee is no charge and, as for the person who rides together with a child aged 4 and below, the charge of a vehicle is no charge.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Name:||Hanayashiki Amusement Park|
|Address:||Asakusa 2-28-1 Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032 Japan|
|Access:||Tokyo Metro Ginza-sen Line “Asakusa-eki Station” (5 minutes walk)|
|Price/Charge:||Free Ride Pass(Admission is not included)|
2,500 yen (From 13 to 64 years old)
2,200 yen (From 7 to 12 years old)
2,000 yen (6 years and under, or 65 years old and upper)
Please refer the official web page.