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Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura is a history theme park recreating Japanese town life during the Edo Period (1603-1868). The park is really a small town built in Edo style architecture and populated by townspeople in period costume, and has been used as the setting for period tv dramas. Park guests have the opportunity to dress up as well (costumes can be rented for a fee) and tour the town's historically based shops and museums, participate in games and see live shows and theater.

There are various shops and restaurants around Edo Wonderland, most of which sell souvenirs such as teapots, woodblock prints and toy weapons. Other shops however, such as the Blacksmith and Armor Repair Shop, are replica storefronts that show how period craftsmen worked. In addition, there are two wax museums, Kodenmacho Jail House and Kira-Kozukenosuke Residence which show grisly scenes of prison life, torture, battle and vengeance.

Other attractions around town, dubbed Experience Zones, are amusements such as a Haunted Temple filled with Japanese spirits and demons, and a House of Illusion where the walls seem to bend and balls roll uphill. One of the best attractions is the Ninja Trick Maze, which is a human sized labyrinth that is definitely a challenge to escape from.

Finally, visitors to Edo Wonderland should not miss one of the park's live shows held at various theaters around the town. Performances vary from comic shows and traditional water magic, to live action, including the popular Grand Ninja Theater, where sword battles, magic, and martial arts are part of the show. The shows are held daily, with multiple performances each day.

Getting there and around

Tobu operates buses every 20-30 minutes between Kinugawa Onsen Station and Nikko Edomura (Edo Wonderland). The trip takes 20 minutes, costs 420 yen one way and is covered by the Nikko All Area Pass.

Additionally, a free shuttle bus operates between Nikko Edomura and Nikko (the bus stop in Nikko is located across the street from the Tsurukame Daikichi ryokan). There are 4-5 round trips per day, but buses only operate on days when Edomura is open. The one way trip takes 35 minutes, and some buses stop at JR Nikko Station along the way.

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    • Asaya
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      Boasting open-air natural spring baths that look out to the surrounding mountains, Asaya provides chic Japanese accommodation that displays flower arrangements throughout. A bus stop is located right in front of the property, and shuttle buses are available from Utsunomiya Train Station, an hour away, at an additional fee. Featuring a relaxing ambience, each room comes with a flat-screen TV, a telephone and a fridge. Asaya Hotelfs front desk is open 24 hours, and massages are available at an additional cost. Karaoke facilities and a gift shop are on site. Some of the hot spring baths can be reserved for private use for a fee. A tour to Edo Wonderland can be arranged upon request. The hotel is a 13-minute walk from Kinugawa Koen Train Station. Nikko Toshogu Shrine is a 40-minute drive away, and Edo Wonderland Nikko theme park is a 10-minute drive from the property. A buffet is served at one of the on-site restaurants. The dinner buffet serves about 80 various dishes ranging from Chinese, Japanese and Western meals, while the breakfast buffet provides about 60 variations, mainly Japanese and Western dishes.
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    • Tsuganoki
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      Featuring 3-star accommodation, Tsuganoki is situated in Nikko, 19 km from Tobu Nikko Station and 20 km from Nikko Station. With free WiFi, this 3-star ryokan has a shared lounge and a terrace. The accommodation features room service, a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage for guests. The rooms in the ryokan are fitted with a flat-screen TV. At Tsuganoki rooms have a private bathroom with a shower. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy an Asian breakfast. Tsuganoki offers 3-star accommodation with a hot spring bath. Nikko Toshogu Shrine is 22 km from the ryokan, while Kegon Falls is 39 km from the property. The nearest airport is Fukushima Airport, 108 km from Tsuganoki.
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    • Hotel Sunshine Kinugawa
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      Hotel Sunshine Kinugawa is located next to Kinugawa River, just a 6-minute drive from Kinugawa Onsen Train Station. It features various entertainment facilities like karaoke and table tennis. Free WiFi is available in the lobby. Offering mountain views, all rooms are fitted with tatami (woven-straw) flooring and traditional futon bedding. In-room facilities include a flat-screen TV and a telephone. The private bathroom comes with a bathtub and a hairdryer. Guests staying at Kinugawa Sunshine Hotel can unwind in the public bathing area which has open-air baths and sauna. Massages can be requested at an additional charge. Drinks vending machines and a gift shop are also available on site. The hotel is situated just a 1-minute walk to Kinu-tateiwa Otsuribashi Bridge. Tobu World Square Amusement Park is a 4-minute drive away, while Edo Wonderland can be reached within a 10-minute drive.
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    • Hotel Ootaki
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      Surrounded by lush nature, Hotel Ootaki features a garden and Japanese-style rooms with a private bathroom. Itfs a 15-minute walk from Tobu Kinugawa Onsen Station. The Ootaki Hotel is a 10-minute drive from theme park Tobu World Square, and a 15-minute drive from historical theme park Nikko Edo Mura. Edelweiss Ski Resort is a 45-minute drive. Guests can relax in indoor and outdoor hot spring baths with nature views at Ootakifs sister hotel, to/from which a free shuttle service is available. Hotel Ootakifs facilities include drinks vending machines and free parking. Rooms feature a tatami (woven-straw) floor and Japanese futon bedding. They are fitted with a seating area with a table and chairs, an LCD TV and a fridge. A safe and yukata robes are provided. The attached bathroom comes with a bathtub and toiletries. Meals can be requested at check-in. A buffet with Japanese and Western dishes is available at its sister hotel a few minutesf drive with the free shuttle.
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    • Hotel Manyotei
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      Featuring free WiFi and a hot spring bath, Hotel Manyotei offers accommodation in Nikko, 12 km from Nikko Tosho-gu Shrine. Free private parking is available on site. Every room is fitted with a flat-screen TV. Some rooms have a seating area for your convenience. Certain rooms feature views of the mountains or river. You will find a shared lounge and shops at the property. You can play table tennis at the hotel. Nikko Toshogu Shrine is 12 km from Hotel Manyotei, while Nikk?-kokuritsu-k?en is 12 km from the property.
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    • Kinugawa Hotel Mikazuki
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      Set in Nikko, 24 km from Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Kinugawa Onsen Nikko Kinugawa Hotel Mikazuki offers accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a bar and a garden. This 4-star ryokan offers a 24-hour front desk, room service and free WiFi. The ryokan features family rooms. All guest rooms in the ryokan are equipped with a flat-screen TV. The units at Kinugawa Onsen Nikko Kinugawa Hotel Mikazuki feature air conditioning and a wardrobe. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast. The wellness area at Kinugawa Onsen Nikko Kinugawa Hotel Mikazuki is comprised of a hot spring bath and a sauna. Kegon Falls is 40 km from the ryokan, while Rinno-ji Temple is 24 km away. The nearest airport is Fukushima Airport, 114 km from Kinugawa Onsen Nikko Kinugawa Hotel Mikazuki
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    • Ooedo-Onsen Monogatari Kinugawa Kanko Hotel
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      Located in Nikko, 20 km from Tobu Nikko Station, Ooedo-Onsen Monogatari Kinugawa Kanko Hotel provides accommodation with a shared lounge, free private parking and a bar. This 3-star ryokan offers luggage storage space. The ryokan features a sauna and a 24-hour front desk. At the ryokan, each room is equipped with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Guests at Ooedo-Onsen Monogatari Kinugawa Kanko Hotel can enjoy a buffet breakfast. The accommodation offers 3-star accommodation with a hot spring bath. Nikko Station is 21 km from Ooedo-Onsen Monogatari Kinugawa Kanko Hotel, while Nikko Toshogu Shrine is 24 km away. The nearest airport is Fukushima Airport, 107 km from the ryokan.
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    • Monogusa no Yado Hanasenkyo
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      Situated in Nikko, 20 km from Nikk?-kokuritsu-k?en, Monogusa no Yado Hanasenkyo has a terrace. The property is set 24 km from Nikko Toshogu Shrine. The property features a children's playground and a 24-hour front desk. A buffet breakfast is available every morning at the ryokan. Dinner features Japanese-style cuisine with ingredients including pork. Monogusa no Yado Hanasenkyo offers a range of wellness facilities including a hot spring bath and a sauna. You can play table tennis at the accommodation. Kegon Falls is 40 km from Monogusa no Yado Hanasenkyo, while Rinno-ji Temple is 24 km from the property.
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    • Ooedo-Onsen Monogatari Hotel Kinugawa Gyoen
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      Situated in Nikko, 20 km from Tobu Nikko Station, Ooedo-Onsen Monogatari Hotel Kinugawa Gyoen features accommodation with a shared lounge, free private parking, a restaurant and a bar. This 3-star ryokan offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. The accommodation offers a sauna, evening entertainment and family rooms. A buffet, continental or Asian breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. The ryokan offers 3-star accommodation with a hot spring bath. You can play table tennis at this 3-star ryokan. Nikko Station is 21 km from Ooedo-Onsen Monogatari Hotel Kinugawa Gyoen, while Nikko Toshogu Shrine is 24 km from the property. The nearest airport is Fukushima Airport, 107 km from the accommodation.
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    • Kinugawa Plaza Hotel
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      Overlooking the Kinugawa River and forested mountains, Plaza Hotel offers natural hot-spring baths beside canopies of green. Traditional Kaiseki dinners, a gGanbanyokuh hot-rock spa and a summertime outdoor pool are featured. Guests at Kinugawa Plaza Hotel sleep in traditional futon bedding on a tatami (woven-straw) floor. Each air-conditioned room has a zen decor, with seating areas beside the window and the LCD TV. An en suite bathroom is included. A 20-minute walk from Kinugawa-Onsen Train Station, the hotel is 3.5 km to Tobu World Square and 6 km to Edo Wonderland historical village theme park. Indoor & open-air baths as well as a hot-spring footbath are available, and some hot-spring baths can be reserved for private use. You can further relax in the sauna, enjoy billiards or ping-pong, or shout out some tunes at karaoke. Free-use internet PCs are provided. A Japanese/Western buffet breakfast is served, and dinner is multiple courses of seasonal specialities made with fresh local ingredients.
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