Tobu World Square

Tobu World Square is a theme park in Kinugawa Onsen, Nikkō, Tochigi, Japan. There are over 100 miniature  1:25 scale models of famous buildings from around the world including UNESCO World Cultural and Heritage Sites,

The site is complete with more than 20,000 Bonsai trees and over 140,000 little people engaged in all sorts of activities.

People are sightseeing, carrying shopping, luggage, children, falling over (complete with files falling out of his briefcase), car accidents.  It truly is amazing, the list is below the photos

Website is in English, entry is 2500 yen, with as 500 yen discount if you print up the online coupon.

You can get there by car or train to Kinugawa Station and the access map on the webpage is excellent

  • 0              Tokyo Skytree
  • 1              National Diet Building 1936
  • 2              Akasaka Palace 1909
  • 3              Tokyo Station 1914 with Shinkansen Yamabiko and Chūō Line.
  • 4              Tokyo Tower 1958
  • 5              Imperial Hotel (Former)   1923
  • 6              Tokyo Dome      1988
  • 7              Tokyo National Museum, Honkan 1938
  • 8              Tokyo National Museum, Hyōkeikan 1909
  • 9              Yoyogi National Gymnasium 1964
  • 10           Narita International Airport, Terminal 2  1992
  • 11           Fujimaru (passenger ship) 1989
  • 12           Japanese typical fishing port
  • 13           Statue of Liberty United States USA 1886
  • 14           City Pier A Late 19th century
  • 15           World Trade Center 1973 (Pre-11 September 2001)
  • 16           Empire State Building 1931
  • 17           Chrysler Building 1930
  • 18           Flatiron Building 1902
  • 19           White House 1800
  • 20           Pyramid of Menkaure Egypt  26th – 25th century BC
  • 21           Pyramid of Khafre
  • 22           Pyramid of Khufu
  • 23           Great Sphinx of Giza
  • 24           Abu Simbel temples 13th century BC
  • 25           Parthenon Greece 5th century BC
  • 26           Roman Colosseum Italy 80
  • 27           Leaning Tower of Pisa    1372
  • 28           St. Peter’s Basilica Vatican City   1626
  • 29           Milan Cathedral     Italy 1813
  • 30           St Mark’s Basilica 1090
  • 31           Château de Chambord  France 1547
  • 32           Palace of Versailles 1772
  • 33           Basilique du Sacré-Cœur 1919
  • 34           Notre Dame de Paris 1225
  • 35           Arc de Triomphe 1836
  • 36           Eiffel Tower 1889
  • 37           Belvedere Austria 1723
  • 38           Borgund stave church  Norway Around 12th century
  • 39           Peterhof Palace Russia 1709
  • 40           Saint Basil’s Cathedral    1560
  • 41           Peace Palace Netherlands 1913
  • 42           Magere Brug 1772
  • 43           The Windmill of Kinderdijk Around 18th century – 19th century
  • 44           The windmill of Zaanse Schans (A)
  • 45           The windmill of Zaanse Schans (B)
  • 46           Neuschwanstein Castle Germany 1886
  • 47           Buckingham Palace Great Britain 1703
  • 48           Dover Castle Around 12th century
  • 49           Tower Bridge 1894
  • 50           Westminster Abbey 1245–1519 .
  • 51           Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster  1836–1868
  • 52           Sagrada Família Spain  1882 – (Under construction)
  • 53           Alhambra Around 13th century – 15th century
  • 54           Park Güell 1914
  • 55           Casa Vicens 1888
  • 56           Cathedral of Santa Eulalia, Barcelona 1058
  • 57           Masjed-e Shah Iran 1638
  • 58           Ananda Temple Burma Myanmar Around 1091
  • 59           Angkor Wat Cambodia Around 12th century
  • 60           Taj Mahal India 1653
  • 61           Forbidden City  China Around 15th – 17th century
  • 62           Temple of Heaven 1420
  • 63           Mogao Caves Around 4th century
  • 64           Yungang Grottoes Late 5th century
  • 65           Great Wall of China Around 3rd century BC
  • 66-A       Namdaemun South Korea South Korea 1448
  • 66-B       Gyeongbokgung 1867
  • 67           Dragon and Tiger Pagodas, Kaohsiung  Taiwan    1976
  • 68           The pagoda of Ishiyama-dera Japan 747
  • 69           Tōshōdai-ji 759
  • 70           Yakushi-ji 680
  • 71           Hōryū-ji   607
  • 72           Kasuga-taisha 768
  • 73           Ninomaru Palace of Nijō Castle  1603
  • 74           Kinkaku-ji 1397
  • 75           Ginkaku-ji 1490
  • 76           Byōdō-in Phoenix Hall 1052
  • 77           Kyoto Imperial Palace Around 13th century
  • 78           Katsura Imperial Villa Around 17th century
  • 79           Kiyomizu-dera 778
  • 80           The Great Buddha Hall of Tōdai-ji Early 8th century
  • 81           Itsukushima Shrine Around 1168
  • 82           Himeji Castle 1609
  • 83           Zuigan-ji Around 828
  • 84           The reliquary hall of Engaku-ji 1282
  • 85           Kumamoto Castle 1607
  • 86           Japanese Four seasons Spring (Rice Planting)
  • 87           Multilayer house in Tamugimata 1822
  • 88           Residence of a wealthy farmer (formerly Sasagawa) 1826
  • 89           Azumadachi (Scattered houses in Shōkawa) 1853
  • 90           Gasshō-zukuri house in Shirakawa-gō 17th  – 18th century
  • 91           Weathercock house, Kobe 20th century
  • 92           Yamatomune house ( Yoshimura)  Early 17th century
  • 93           Yatsumune-zukuri house (The house of Toshima) 1758?
  • 94           Kaichi School 1873
  • 95           The bathhouse of Dōgo Onsen 1894
  • 96           Ōura Church 1864
  • 97           The palace formerly Glover, Nagasaki 1863
  • 98           Dōzaki Church 1908
  • 99           Shureimon Late 14th century
  • 100         Sapporo Clock Tower 1878
  • 101         Former Hokkaidō government office building 1888
  • 102         Zoological park with amusement park

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