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Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura

"Tastes of JAPAN by ANA" is a regional vitalization project that collaborates with the different prefectures in Japan to present the Land of the Rising Sun in all of its diverse glory.

Experience the stylish Edo life in Nikko, Tochigi

Under the rule of the Tokugawa Shogunate, the Edo period (1603-1868) saw a time of peace and the blooming of various cultures. Experience this enriching time at Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura. Within the vast grounds, realistic Edo townscape such as roads, a post town, merchant street, ninja village, and samurai residence are recreated in amazing detail. You can also don costumes and stroll around the Edo town as a samurai, ninja or samurai princess.

Samurai Training Institute

Train to become a samurai warrior! Learn the samurai mannerisms in detail, such as the etiquette and language of samurai as well as caring for Japanese swords. You can also experience swordsmanship with a wooden sword and horseback archery in which you shoot arrows at a target atop a wooden horse.

Experience various work tasks in the Edo period

This program allows children to experience various unique occupations in the Edo period in the realistic Edo townscape, such as ninjas and the torimono who arrest criminals. After simple training, children go out into town and take on their missions! The whole family will without a doubt enjoy watching the serious expressions of their children who have become Edo townfolk not only in their costumes but in their hearts as well.

Location

Name Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura
Web Sites http://edowonderland.net/en/
Address 470-2 Karakura, Nikko-shi, Tochigi
Access Approximately 22 minutes' bus ride from Kinugawa-Onsen Station on the Tobu Kinugawa Line
Approximately 15 minutes' drive from Imaichi IC on the Nikko Utsunomiya Road
Business Hours March 20 to November 30: 9:00 to 17:00
December 1 to March 19: 9:30 t0 16:00
Closed Wednesdays
Inquiries TEL: 0288-77-1777
Admission Adults (junior high school students and over): 4,700 yen; Children (elementary school students): 2,400 yen; Age 65 and over: 3,290 yen, Pre-school children: free
Others Samurai Training Institute:
Target ages: 13 years and older
Admission: free
Reservations required at the entrance of Samurai Training Institute.

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