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Popular Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in Japan


There are many fun amusement parks and theme parks across Japan. Below is a list of popular ones to visit. They are listed in alphabetical order.

All information on this page is subject to change.

Edo Wonderland (Nikko Edomura)

Performers take part in a reproduction of the 'Procession of Tayu' at Edo Wonderland Nikko Edo Mura on April 25, 2008 in Nikko, Tochigi, Japan.
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It recreates the streets and buildings of the Edo era.
Address: 470-2 Karakura Nikko-city, Tochigi
Access: About 20 minutes by bus from Tobu Kinugawa Onsen Station.

Fuji Q Highland

It's a popular amusement park which features many thrilling rides. It's located at the foot of Mt. Fuji near Lake Kawaguchi.
Location: 5-6-1 Shin-Nishihara Fujiyoshida-city Yamanashi Prefecture
Access: Fuji Kyuko Line Fujikyu Highland Station

Nagasaki Huis Ten Bosch

It recreates medieval towns of Holland with canals running through the park and is filled with flowers throughout the year. It offers entertainment attractions, restaurants, shops, museums, hotels, and more.
Location: Sasebo-city, Nagasaki
Access: JR Omura Line Huis Ten Bosch Station

Nagashima Spaland

It's a fun amusement park located in Nagashima Resort which consists of hotels, hot springs, sport facilities, and lots more.
Address: Nagashima-cho Urayasu Kuwana-city, Mie
Access: 20 minutes by Mie Kotsu bus from JR Kuwana Station to Nagashima onsen

Shima Spain Village PARQUE ESPAÑA

Shima Spain Village is a large resort consists of a Spanish-themed park called Parque España, hotels, and a hot spring facility.
Address: Sakazaki Isobe-cho Shima-city, Mie
Access: Take 13 minutes by bus from Kintetsu Shima Line Ugata Station to Shima Spain Village.

Space World

It's a space-themed amusement park.
Address: 4-1-1 Higashida Yahata-Higashi-ku Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka
Access: JR Kagoshima Honsen Line Space World Station

Tobu World Square

It consists of many miniaturized versions of well-known buildings from around the world.
Address: Kinugawa Onsen Ohara Nikko-city, Tochigi
Access: 5 minutes by bus from Tofu Line Kinugawa Onsen Station

Tokyo Disneyland

It's located right outside of Tokyo. Tokyo Disneyland is filled with people throughout the year.
Location: Tokyo Disney Resort
Maihama Urayasu-city, Chiba
Access: JR Keiyo Line Maihama Station

Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea is located right next to Tokyo Disneyland. It consists of seven theme ports, presenting stories of the ocean for the guests.

Location: Tokyo Disney Resort
Maihama Urayasu-city, Chiba
Access: From JR Keiyo Line Maihama Station, take the Disnay Resort Line to Tokyo DisneySea Station.

Universal Studios Japan

It opened in 2001 as the first Universal Studios outside the US. It's located in Osaka. The park features fun rides, show attractions, theater-style attractions, and more.
Location: 2-1-33 Sakurajima Konohana-ku, Osaka-city
Access: JR Yumesaki Line Universal City Station
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