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Toei Kyoto Studio Park (Toei Uzumasa Eigamura)

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Address: 10 Higashi-Hachigaokacho, Uzumasa, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8586, Kyoto Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 75-862-5003
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No matter what the Ranking is, I had lotsa fun at this place. Honestly a kid would love this kid much more but I didn't regret coming here. Full of Awesomeness.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were here with my son (14) - it's really very interesting studio with many shows with samurais and ninjas Highly recommended for family with children

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There isn't much to enjoy there. The entrance fee is quite expensive. 2200 yen per adult. Need to pay if want to participate in certain activities like the amazing maze which is not so amazing after all. It cost 500 yen per adult. The shows are in Japanese and can't enjoy them as do not understand them. Seen the actors... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No matter what the Ranking is, I had lotsa fun at this place. Honestly a kid would love this kid much more but I didn't regret coming here. Full of Awesomeness.

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Thank Johnathan Y
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This studio park is built to look like a village of Edo period. It consists of traditional buildings and equipment which are used to shoot movies and television dramas. There are also several other attractions and amusements including ninja performances, a ninja maze, 3D theater, and a haunted house. You can also dress in traditional Japanese costumes and get photographs.... More 

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a samurai movie studio park, not like Universal Studios at all. We took the San-In line toward Sonobe from Kyoto Station and got off at Hanazono station, then walked about 4 blocks. We could have gone to the next station, but it would still be about 4 blocks. Going back to Kyoto Station, we took the #73 bus... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Big entry to see filmset Edo style. Some enactment, show, mainly for Japanese as there were many school trips. Every attraction is extra fee, I didn t read tripadvisor beforehand...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I came here knowing that this place was intended for kids, but i still went anyway. I had fun at the recreated sets of old japan, the old samurai show, the ninja show. I was surprised that the place was like a carnival where you had to pay extra money like for stalls to win prizes, and the other attractions... More 

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This studio park is one-of-a-kind in Kyoto where you get to dress up as a samurai, have lots of fun watching Samurai shows/behind the scenes etc. However, do prepared to pay a little more (entrance fee: 2200 yen, each station is 500 yen) so you might want to spend more time here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

At 22 bucks a person for the entrance, it's important you get your money's worth by staying a while and watching some shows. There are other attractions (like a rather entertaining Ninja Mystery House), but these all cost an extra 5 bucks or so to get into. It would be a fun place with other people who are excited about... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Toei Kyoto Studio, commonly known Eigamura, is not only a theme park of movie, but also a movie studio, which is still in use. The entrance fee ($22) is in my opinion a little bit expensive. It is however a nice place for your kids.

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