Esashi Fujiwara-no-sato

Sightseeing information about Esashi Fujiwara-no-sato in Japan.


Esashi Fujiwara-no-sato (Fujiwara Heritage Park)4.0

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Esashi Fujiwara-no-sato in Oshu City is a theme park to experience Heian-era (794-1185) Japan. The park is based on historical studies on the Oshu Fujiwara clan, the northern branch of the Fujiwara family in Kyoto and rulers of the Tohoku region in the 12th century. The 20-hector park is an imaginary city with a palace, a guest house, a temple and other 120 buildings that represent historical structures in Kyoto and Hiraizumi in the period.

The theme park was opened in 1993 and has since been used as a shooting location for a number of period films and TV dramas. Some buildings have life-size mannequins of historical figures and offer an opportunity to try on Heian-period costume. There is a museum with English explanation and a restaurant serving Iwate's delicacies.

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4.0a month ago

It is fun, the place and the environment is good.

5.02 months ago

Very wide and beautiful acent facility

5.0a year ago

Here it is possible to imagine what it was like in the era of 1100s' Japan. The rulers here tried to maintain peace and prosper. Before visiting Hiraizumi, where many spots are registered as world heritage, it is good to come here first as an introduction.

5.02 years ago

Been here a couple of times and I love this place

2.0a week ago

ま、1回見ればいいかなーの藤原さん。とにかく広い。いい運動なるわ。入口に大河ドラマ罠がしかけてあるので、また入りそうになっちまった。あっぶねえ。近年はCHINA方面の観光客がバスで来る大伽藍。鶴岡市の映画村の方がグッとくると思うので、リピーターにはなれそうもない江戸期ファン。刀剣モノ展示すればまたブームがくるかも。

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