Theme park and film set in Kyoto
Toei Kyoto Studio Park is a film set and a theme park in Kyoto. Come and experience the life of the Edo Period! The main park is a reconstruction of a small town from the Edo Period (1603 – 1868), the park features various traditional buildings which are used as a backdrop for filming historical movies and television dramas.
The park includes a replica of the old Nihonbashi Bridge (the first bridge on the road that connected Tokyo and Kyoto), a traditional court house, a Meiji Period (1868 – 1912) police box and part of the former Yoshiwara red light district in Tokyo. Park attendants dressed in historic costumes add to the atmosphere of the town. Actual filming takes place occasionally in various parts of the park, and visitors are welcome to observe the action.
Toei Kyoto Studio Park has several other attractions and amusements for guests to experience such as ninja performances, a ninja maze, a 360 degree 3D theater, filming demonstrations, and a haunted house… There are also exhibitions about popular TV series, video arcades, games, restaurants and souvenir shops. Guests may rent period style costumes to wear as they enjoy the park and get photographed.
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