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This Studio Ghibli-Inspired Theme Park Is Your New Holiday Destination in Pangasinan

This Studio Ghibli theme park is the first in town!

By: Kriszel T. Rago | December 09, 2023
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Take pictures with Yubaba, No Face, Totoro, and other Studio Ghibli characters, or feel like you’re walking in Japan at the Sakura Tunnel.

Images: Mayor Niña Jose-Quiambao Facebook page

Heads up, Studio Ghibli and anime fans! There’s no need to travel to Japan to see a Studio Ghibli Theme Park because there’s one now at Bayambang, Pangasinan.

This new destination in Pangasinan, ‘Paskuhan sa Bayambang,’ brings the enchantment of the beloved Studio Ghibli character to life, offering a unique experience for Studio Ghibli fans, residents, and tourists alike.

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Experience what it’s like to be in Japan this Christmas season at the Studio Ghibli-themed Christmas Village in Pangasinan.

Image: Mayor Niña Jose-Quiambao Facebook page

Featuring favorite Studio Ghibli characters, such as Catbus and Totoro from the movie My Neighbor Totoro, No Face and Yubaba from Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle itself, and more, combined with lights and colorful decorations, ‘Paskuhan sa Bayambang’ exudes the Christmas spirit in town in the most fun way.

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Take advantage of the opportunity to create lasting memories at this cheery spot!

Image: Mayor Niña Jose-Quiambao Facebook page

The new Studio Ghibli Theme Park Christmas Village is a personal project of Bayambang Mayor Niña Jose-Quiambao and was created by event stylists Jessica Tamandong and Oscar Gironella III of Couple Minds Events Studio.

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You don’t need to fly to Japan to experience the world of Studio Ghibli personally.

Image: Mayor Niña Jose-Quiambao Facebook page

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When the night hits, locals flock to witness the park shine in the darkness!

Image: Mayor Niña Jose-Quiambao Facebook page

Located at the town plaza in Bayambang Pangasinan, the magical 500-square-meter Studio Ghibli Theme Park Christmas Village transports visitors to Japan with its notable attractions, such as the Sakura Tunnel adorned with Japanese lanterns, colorful houses, life-size Studio Ghibli characters, and more.

This tourist spot in Pangasinan has no entrance fee and is open to everyone from 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

Feel the Christmas spirit with your favorite Studio Ghibli characters at this new must-see destination in Pangasinan, Paskuhan sa Bayambang.

Visit Yoorekka Magazine for more tourist destinations in Central Luzon this holiday season!

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About Kriszel T. Rago
Kriszel is a writer, an aspiring multimedia journalist, and a strong-willed, pierced & inked modern-day kikay tita. As a former iskolar ng bayan–still one at heart, Kriszel is passionate about social issues and everything under the sun. She loves to read, watch documentaries, thriller-mystery series, and anime, cook for her loved ones, and play Valorant & Mobile Legends with friends. Kriszel dreams of being a multiple degree holder and traveling to every province in the Philippines.
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