Japan's oldest amusement park "Asakusa Hanayashiki" reopens after renovation

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Asakusa Hanayashiki is the oldest amusement park in Japan. As a retro amusement park with old-fashioned roller coasters, many attractions, festivals, and restaurants, many people visit when sightseeing in Asakusa.  
"Asakusa Hanayashiki" celebrated its 170th anniversary and opened a new attraction area on its renewal.

In the new area, in addition to 3 types of attractions, there are many facilities, such as restaurants and photo spots where you can have fun snapping.

Let's introduce each point right away!

■ Experience a Japanese-style haunted house
〜Test of courage in Edo〜

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Haunted house that has existed since the Edo period. It had brought fear to the people of Edo, who love to test their courage, and it has been revived in present-day.

Amulet? of a bill at the entrance. Creepy...
Experience the horror stories that have been familiar to Japanese people for a long time. Excited to see how it looks like inside!

■Enjoy the scenery of the four seasons ~NAKED Hanageshiki

At "NAKED Hanageshiki", you can enjoy the scenery of each season through projection mapping created by the creative company "NAKED, INC.".

Asakusa Hanayashiki was established as "Kaen (Flower Garden)" in 1853. This projection mapping is a digital fusion manifesting the original Flower Garden (Kaen).

■Find out the yokai lurking in the park! ~Enigma? You can be a scoop cameraman too!

In this attraction, visitors take on the role of a newspaper reporter and use a special camera-type device to search for and photograph yokai lurking in the park.

Find the yokai!

When you hold your camera over the signboards placed at 12 locations in the park, a yokai will appear in the AR.
There are 22 kinds of darling yokais in total.

The time limit is 15 minutes, so it is not easy to find all the yokais.
When you go to make a report after you have finished snapping them, you will be shown a screen resembling an actual newspaper article!

■A retro "Spacetime Staircase''

【Spacetime Staircase】
This retro-style staircase takes visitors from the present to the past. Photos of the past scenery of HANAYASHIKI will also be exhibited.

Images provided by Hanayashiki Co. Ltd.


Hanayashiki Co. Ltd. (on left) Hanamusubi (from \340), Panda car bake (1 for \100), Dessert wafers (\360)

Across the street from "NAKED Hanakeshiki," "Ohanami Chaya," a restaurant where visitors can enjoy the chic atmosphere of Asakusa and the luxurious and charming colors and flavors of the area, is now open.
The "Panda Car Bake," which is shaped like the symbolic vehicle of Asakusa Hanayashiki, "Panda Car ®︎'', has also returned for the first time in eight years.

Experience flower viewing with projection mapping and delicious food in your hand.

Asakusa Hanayashiki has added modern technology to its history, expanding more the span of amusement.
Why not visit Japan's oldest amusement park where all generations can play?

Facility information: Asakusa Hanayashiki
Location: 2-28-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Hours: 10:00-18:00 (last admission 30 minutes before closing)