Historical Edo Wonderland celebrates 35th anniversary with fireworks and festivals

Originally published on Sora News by Katy Kelly


This beloved Nikko tourist attraction plans to let off 1,000 fireworks “in the hope the pandemic will end soon.”

Edo Wonderland in Nikko is a curious little spot in Tochigi Prefecture where you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d accidentally travelled back several centuries in time. The houses are built in the manner of 17th-century architecture, the cuisine on offer is the typical fare available in the Edo period, and the men who stroll the streets sport topknots.

It’s not uncommon to see ninja flit around the rooftops and the park also offers workshops, classes, and performances to round

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