Tono Hometown village Sacred place of historical drama location where nostalgic scenery is reproduced



Introduction of Tono Hometown Village

Tono Hometown Village is an open-air museum (theme park) located in Tono City, Iwate Prefecture.
Some old southern bends (farms) left in Tono-go have been relocated.
There is no power transmission line in the mountains behind, and it is a very valuable place to say that there is a mountain village in Tono of the Edo period because it is completely natural.
For this reason, it is often used as a location in historical drama and historical drama movies.


Due to this simple location, the following outdoor locations were performed as NHK Taiga dramas.

Tenchijin (2009)
Ryoma Den (2010)
Gunshi Kanbei (2014)
Sanada round (2016)

Recent movies include the 2014 story.


In most cases, locations are often performed together with “Esashi Fujiwara no Sato" in Esashi Mizusawa.


The set built by shooting is removed after the shooting is over, and the condition has been restored, so there is no remaining.
However, from the beginning, the buildings in Tono Furusato Village may be used as they are, so the atmosphere remains.


Tono Hometown village Sightseeing

The buildings relocated in the park are as follows.

◇Bent house “Carpenter Don" -Mid Meiji era house-
◇Bent house “Kawamae Betsuya" -Late Edo era house-
◇Bent house “Ono Don" -Early Meiji era house-
◇Bent house “Liver roasting house"-Late Edo era house-
◇Bent house “Yajuro Don" – Edo era and culture nine years (1812) built-
◇bend house “mizunokuchi" – Meiji era mid Built-
◇Naoie “Kobile’s house" – the Edo era, Horeki 12 years (1762) built water mill Shed-

In most buildings, the interior is also accessible.


As an event, you can also experience horse sleigh, box sleigh, sleigh play and bamboo skiing as “Tono Snow Play in Tono Hometown Village” in winter.


In addition, there is a restaurant in addition to the souvenir shop at the visitor center-style building, which is the entrance building, so it is possible to have lunch (lunch).


It took about 60 minutes to go around the sightseeing time.
It is quite a tourist facility with a high degree of satisfaction.
It is open all year round, so it is a great place to visit from afar.

Transportation to the Tono Hometown Village

It is transportation access to Tono Hometown Village, but is hard because there are few buses.
From Tono Station, taxi is 12km, about 20 minutes, about 4000 yen.
Parking is free for cars.

If you take a taxi to the Tono Denshokan (the entrance of Kappabuchi), it costs about 2,000 yen.
Map of Tono Hometown Village