Explore Toei Kyoto Studio Park – film set and theme park
Encounter samurai and ninja in a theme park where Japan's samurai movies and period television shows are actually filmed. After enjoying a theme party, learn more about ninja and traditional Japanese performing arts.
Experience traditional Edo culture at the Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura theme park
Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura is a theme park showcasing traditional Japanese performing arts and a samurai performances. Test your new ninja skills in the "Ninja Maze".
Visit Konjikido Golden Hall, a World Heritage Site
Konjikido Golden Hall is a monumental gilded building erected at the beginning of the 12th century. It was registered as a World Cultural Heritage in 2011 as one of the Historical Monuments and Sites of Hiraizumi, a cultural city similar to Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan.
World Heritage Koyasan: introduction to Buddhist culture and rituals
Koyasan (Mount Koya) was founded 1200 years ago as a place for Buddhist meditation. Here you can experience meditation and shakyo, enjoy Shojin Ryori(Buddhist-developed vegetarian cuisine). "Forest therapy" is also popular in this areas surrounded by a deep forest.
Create your own shamoji rice scoop at this World Heritage Site
After visiting Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, enjoy making your own original shamoji rice scoop and tasting the Miyajima momiji manju (a maple leaf shaped waffle). Enjoy both the history and culture of modern Japan.
Japanese Traditions & Culture