Edo Wonderland (Nikko Edomura) Tours
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Step back in time to the Edo period (1603-1857), one of Japan's most intriguing eras, at Edo Wonderland (Nikko Edomura). This theme park recreates history in impressive and accurate detail with a replica Edo-period town, complete with actors in period costumes, ninja demonstrations, period-appropriate architecture and theater performances featuring courtesans and feudal lords. Visitors can eat at restaurants selling Edo-style food, rent and purchase costumes to wear in the town and buy souvenirs related to the time period.
Some of the most popular attractions in town include the Haunted Temple, decorated with spirits and demons found in Japanese folklore, and the House of Illusions, filled with trick mirrors. Kids and adults alike enjoy the Ninja Trick Maze, a challenging labyrinth, Edo Wonderland is entertaining as it is a history lesson on an era that came to define Japan.
From Tokyo, the nearest train stop is the Kinugawa-onsen Station, where you can get off and take a direct bus (20-minute ride) to Edo Wonderland for 410 yen ($4 USD). Edo Wonderland is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the year but has shortened hours (9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) from December 1 through March 19. Admission costs 4,500 yen ($45USD) for adults, and there are discounts for children. Edo Wonderland is closed on Wednesdays.
Address: 470-2 Karakura, Nikko, Tochigi 321-2524, Japan
Hours: Daily 9am-5pm (December 1-March - 19 9:30am-4pm)
Admission: Adults 4,500 Yen
3 Tours and Activities to Experience Edo Wonderland (Nikko Edomura)
Immerse yourself in the captivating history and rich culture of Nikko on a partially guided, full-day tour from Tokyo. Delve into the eventful Tokugawa era during a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Nikko Toshogu Shrine, and then venture to the extravagant Edo Wonderland, a colorful enclave in which geishas, samurais, and ninjas roam amid period villages. Watch an entertaining theatrical show to catch a glimpse of Japanese culture and enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from Tokyo.
Explore the UNESCO-listed temples and shrines of Nikko starting from one of the most gorgeous architecture in Japan, the mausoleum of Tokugawa Ieyasu, father of the capital of Japan witch was called EDO for 265 year until 1867. Any request is welcome as it will be a fully private tour just only for your group, any location in Nikko area can be included in your original itinerary withing the time frame. ex: Edo Wonderland, Kegon water fall and Lake Chuzenji, visiting a sake brewery etc.,.
Private Sightseeing Tours
Charter a sedan, van or minibus with a professional driver and set out with your private party on a full-day excursion from Tokyo to Nikko. Customize your own route and sightseeing itinerary to UNESCO-listed landmarks such as Toshogu shrine or take the family to Nikko Edomura, popular theme park that replicates the Edo period. If you’d like, upgrade your private tour and be accompanied by an informative guide.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Edo Wonderland (Nikko Edomura) hours of operation?
Edo Wonderland (Nikko Edomura) hours of operation: Daily 9am-5pm (December 1-March - 19 9:30am-4pm). Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Edo Wonderland (Nikko Edomura)?
The best ways to experience Edo Wonderland (Nikko Edomura) are:
- 1-Day Nikko & Ninja Tour:World Hertage of Nikko Toshogu and Edo Wonderland
- Private custom tour: Chartered car to Nikko, Toshogu Shrine, Edo Wonderland etc
- Private Nikko Custom Tour from Tokyo by Chartered Vehicle
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