Owakudani in Hakone, Japan

Owakudani is a valley with a height of 1,040 meters. It located at the Hakone National Park in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The volcanic eruptions of about 3 thousand years ago, and today is still a volcano. By the top of the valley there will be white smoke. Always bubbling In addition, there is a hot spring sulfur ore that is heated to 80 degrees Celsius, which can boil eggs to be cooked. The eggs are cooked when cooked and then peeled off to become black eggs. It is believed that if one ate black eggs 1 egg will stand up for another 7 years.

Location: 〒250-0631 Kanagawa, Ashigarashimo District, Hakone, Japan
Open Hours: From 9.00 am – 17.00 pm

How to get there:

By train:

  • Take the Odakyu Line train from Tokyo’s at Shinjuku Station to Odawara station or Hakone Yumoto staion then change for the Tozan Line which climbs up the mountain to Gora. From there you take a funicular railway up to cable-car station and ride the cable-car to Owakudani.

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