“TOEI Kyoto Studio Park” was born in 1975 as a theme park where you can experience the world of historical drama through open sets, events, attractions and film tours.
If you are going to Kyoto, you will want to visit “TOEI Kyoto Studio Park”. The various events and attractions that take place in the reconstructed Edo townscape can be enjoyed without any reason, regardless of age.
Special attractions such as “Karakuri Ninja Yashiki” (a house full of tricks) and “Ninja Training Dojo” are especially popular. Even if you transform into a ninja full of cool elements, such as masked, shuriken, and ninja running, you can’t really jump on the roof, but you can only just become a ninja.
In “Hous of historical drama outfitting”, full-fledged outfitting by Toei specialists from makeup to dressing is possible. You can also order photos taken by professional photographers. If you do not enter TOEI Kyoto Studio Park, you can use it by entering from the exclusive entrance of the outfitting service. However, it is more fun to use it with TOEI Kyoto Studio Park.
In “Edo Town Sanchome Square” and “Shirakabe Street”, an event called “Sword Battle Orientation” is held every day. After an interesting skit by the actor, some of the audience will be chosen to teach “Sword Battle”. You will be fascinated by powerful sword fighting and acting.
If you get tired of playing a lot, we recommend a show where you can sit and enjoy. At Nakamuraza in the open set, you can enjoy free street performances and ninja shows. You will surely get your eyes on the powerful show.
“Gama Oil Sales” is a street performance since the Edo period. Based on a customer prologue to sell gama oil, a medicine that works well for any wound. The fluent voice and comical gestures of the performers are fun.
There are countless other attractions and seasonal events that can be enjoyed throughout the day at “TOEI Kyoto Studio Park”. Adults and children can enjoy a lot while feeling the good old Japanese culture. Please visit when you visit Kyoto with your family.
Introducing access to “TOEI Kyoto Studio Park”. The nearest station of “TOEI Kyoto Studio Park” is “Satsueijo-mae Station” on the Keifuku Electric Railway Kitano Line, about a 2-minute walk from there. In addition, it can be reached in about 5 minutes on foot from “Uzumasa Kouryoji Station” on the Keifuku Electric Railway Arashiyama Main Line and “Uzumasa Station” on the Japan Railway Sagano Line.
It is a recommended spot for sightseeing in Kyoto
“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.
Base for the transmission of information of movie culture
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.
The photography spot will be encountered
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.
Ninja Shaw, sword fight show
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.
Many attractions and display
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.
Disguised as a historical movie star
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.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Kyoto Uzumasa Eigamura (Toei Movie Land)
|Uzumasahigashihachiokacho 10 Kyoto Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8161 Japan
|JR Sanin-honsen Line “Uzumasa-eki Station” (5 minutes walk)
|2,400 yen (Adults)
1,400 yen (Junior High/High School Students)
1,200 yen (Ages 3 - Elementary School Students)
Please refer the official web page.