Nintendo announced the launch of their history museum in Kyoto, and why Kyoto?

Nintendo announced the launch of their history museum in Kyoto, and why Kyoto?

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Nintendo has a headquarter in Kyoto Japan

Nintendo has a headquarter in Kyoto, Japan.They announced the opening of a new tourist facility, the Nintendo history Museum of Kyoto.

Nintendo headquarter

Kyoto, as you all know, is the ancient capital of Japan and was the capital of Japan from 794 to 1868.

Higashi Honganji Kyoto

It is still the cultural home of Japan.

There are 2,000 shrines and temples and 17 registered UNESCO World Heritage sites.

On the other hand, Kyoto has always been sensitive to new things and is famous for producing many venture companies.

Kyocera, Wacoal, Nobel prize company Murata Manufacturing, and Nintendo is among them.

Super Mario brothers

Nintendo started as a Hanafuda ( Japanese card game) manufacturer

Nintendo originally made Japanese card games, Hanafuda.

Japanese card game Hanafuda

Now it’s a famous video game maker with game hardware .

Such as the Nintendo Switch, as well as “Animal Crossing” and “The Legend of Zelda”.

Nintendo switch

The company’s inventions range from the Hanafuda card game to the simple copier “Copyrus” and the portable game console “Game & Watch”.

This museum shows the renovations in the Japanese home entertainment

It will help visitors understand the history of Nintendo.

This museum will be opened by renovating the “Nintendo Uji Kokura Factory Site” (Kokura-cho, Uji City).

Nintendo history museum

The nearest station is Kokura Station on the Kintetsu Kyoto Line, which is only about 20 minutes away from Kyoto Station.

It’s expected to become a new landmark in Kyoto.

In response to the announcement, many people on the Internet.

“Can we play the games on display? “Will there be new games?”……

Announcement from Nintendo

A spokesperson said, “We plan to make the facility a place where people can widely understand Nintendo’s history since its foundation and our thoughts on manufacturing.

He also commented positively on the excitement and entertainment like in Nintendo’s Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan.

Super Nintendo world in universal studios Japan

“We hope that the establishment of the museum will lead to surprises and smiles for everyone. “

The museum is scheduled to be completed in 2023.More details about the exhibits and experiences will be announced later.

We can’t wait to hear more about it in the future!

If you visit Kyoto on 2023, you will be able to enjoy this museum !

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