Dress up as a Geisha or Samurai!!
This movie theme park features open movie sets for shooting samurai movies. The settings include Yoshihara, an old red-light district, The Pavilion of Zenigata-Heiji, a famous detective in the Edo-era (1600-1867), and the quarters of the Shinsengumi, a group of masterless samurai who policed Kyoto to protect the Tokugawa Shogun in the Edo-era.
Here you can learn about the history of Japanese film while also enjoying other attractions, including seeing samurai and ninja. You can also turn into a samurai or princess with top-rate costumes including wigs and makeup.
Uzumasa eigamura (Toei Kyoto Studio Park)
Address: 10 Uzumasa-Higashihachigaokacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8586
Access: 5-minute walk from Keifuku Railway Uzumasa Station on the Arashiyama Line, 13-minute walk from JR Hanazono Station on the JR Sagano Line, 5-minute walk from City Bus Stop Uzumasa-eigamura-michi stop/Kyoto Bus Stop Eigamura-mae
Full-size Bus: 800 yen/30 minutes (3,000 yen maximum fee per 3-hour period)
Minibus: 500 yen/30 minutes (2,000 yen maximum fee per 3-hour period)
Personal Car: 300 yen/30 minutes (1,500 yen maximum fee per 6-hour period)
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Hours: 9:00-17:00 (9:30-16:00 Dec-Feb)
Entrance Fee: Adults 2400 yen/Junior High School Students 1400 yen/Children 1200 yen