I am very sure that everyone has heard of the story "The Little Prince" and there is a "Museum of The Little Prince" at the Sengokuhara area within Hakone. It is built in European style, and bringing the fairy tale atmosphere to real life. Different scenes and characters acted by actors and actresses can be found inside the museum. Also, the residence of the author has...
"Parquet work" is a traditional Japanese artifacts and originated from Hakone. The shop named "Kiro" has been praised by the important government officials. There are many items available such as photo frames, music boxes, accessories, etc. The most spectacular is the "secret box", which looks like an ordinary box, but you will need to work through the mechanism in order t...
The history of Togine-ji was a very famous temple for divorce in the Edo era. In the old days, women could not propose to divorce their husbands. However, this temple provided a place where women could just stay here for 2 to 3 years and would be considered as having divorced with their husbands.  Nowadays, this temple is no longer used for divorce and it ha...
Hakone is a place that is famous for hot spring, and the Hakone Kowakien Yunessun is a theme park which is in hot spring theme. There are two parts to the theme park, which are "Yunessun" and the "Noriyuki Mori Hot Spring". The "Yunessun" area allows you to wear swim suits and there is a large outdoor swimming pool called "The Gods of the Aegean Sea" and water slides area ...
The Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum was established in 1994. The museum has reconstructed a small street of Japan in the 1958 era, allowing you to go back to historic Japan.  The Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum not only introduces various types of ramen, soup base and ingredients, it also gathers various ramen shops from all over Japan (a total of 9, and the ramen shops there w...
To go to Tokyo, not wanting to go shopping, traveling to the suburbs, Hakone is a lot of people choose to dip spa. The Gensen Café is located within The Ryokan Tokyo, and is a combination of a hot spring and a restaurant. The Gensen Café allows customers to relax, and therefore it provides some leisure facilities and services, such as the hot spring facility. It also provi...
The Tsurugaoka Hachimangu is one of the landmarks at Kamakura. It was built in 1063. Every day there are many tourists and locals visiting the place, in particular on September 15 as it is the festival of the shrine. On the day, the shrine will be entirely packed with visitors. Tsurugaoka HachimanguAddress: 2-1-31 Yukinooshita, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa PrefectureFor det...
The Great Buddha within Kotoku is a landmark feature of Kamakura. This Buddha is the second largest Buddha statutes that is made from bronze in Japan. Tourists can actually go inside the Buddha for visits. Therefore, you can really enjoy the historical and cultural features of the Buddha either outside of or inside the Buddha.Kamakura's Kotoku-inAddress: 4-2-28, Hase,...
Hakone is situated in the suburbs of Tokyo. Apart from its hot spring and the beautiful view of Mount Fuji, the Hakone Open-Air Museum is also one of the most popular attractions in the area.The Hakone Open-Air Museum is the first open-air art museum in Asia. It covers 70,000 square meters of forest and grassland, and has over 120 modern Western arts products on display. T...