Owaku-dani Valley
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Connector54632826337
2 contributions
Dec 2023 • Solo
ロープウェーからも眺めることができますが、目に入った瞬間、おお!と
思わず声が漏れてしまうほどの景観だった!
大きな煙がもくもくと出ている様子は迫力があって、
箱根の他の観光スポットとは違う雰囲気を漂わせていました。
12月に行ったのは晴れの日で、雪化粧の富士山を臨むことができました!

I found myself letting out the voice of surprise seeing the view from Ropeway Car.
The sight of smoke billing out of the valley was really powerful.
I visited on a clear day in December, and I was able to enjoy the view of snow-capped Mt.FUJI!!

Written 23 December 2023
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pandora m
Singapore, Singapore249 contributions
Nov 2023 • Family
Views were stunning, Museum was informative. Winds were too strong for us to enjoy our time there. We signed up for a guided walk into the research area which was cancelled for safety reasons due to the strong winds. It would have been an amazing opportunity. You can sign up at the official website (for free). Can consider giving the black eggs a skip - we bought and it tasted like normal eggs. You can also take a good picture of Mt Fuji (if skies are clear) at the carpark (there is a platform in the middle of the carpark). Food is considerably pricy at this location - bring along your own food or plan your lunch/meals in other areas.
Written 9 December 2023
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Vishal K
Canton of Basel, Switzerland213 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
A must go place for anyone in the region. Nice walk around. Food scene is not great unlike most other places but that's not what you are here for
Written 9 November 2023
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Patrick
Bath, UK14 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
It is undoubtedly a cool sight, to see the sulphurous vents spewing forth from the earth; the forest of dead trees poisoned by the noxious gases, and the other-worldly industrial structures surrounding the vents.

However the entire place reeks of egg (Sulphur), and so will you - for several hours (days?) afterwards.

Worth a brief visit, but immediately wash your clothes afterwards!
Written 14 October 2023
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BaKr01
Malmö, Sweden126 contributions
Jun 2023
Awesome landscape with sulfur scent. Seems to be best known for its black eggs which are said to prolong life. Tastes just fine, like regular eggs. Unfortunately, you can only tour the fenced area if you speak Japanese. But definitely worth a visit anyway.
Written 20 September 2023
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GDay1044
Durban, South Africa1,209 contributions
Jun 2023
We viewed this from directly above on the Cableway - formed by an erruption of the Hakone volcano some 3000 years ago - bare rock, sulfourous yellow steam vents, a not so nice a smell - impressive - there is also a viewing point adjacent to the station link between the Cable Car and the Ropeway
Written 29 June 2023
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bcaha
ny1,583 contributions
Mar 2023
Unfortunately we were there during substantial wind and rain. As a result, most people were inside the gift shop and it was absolutely packed.
Written 10 April 2023
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ldgp14
Walsall, UK2,826 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
Who doesn't want to visit an active volcano? Ok probably a lot of people but the trip to Owakudani is well worth it plus you get to see the beautiful Mount Fuji too.
Written 8 April 2023
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RoadzLessTraveled
Sydney, Australia307 contributions
Jan 2023 • Family
We watched a number of videos online which recommended Hakone as an ideal destination for a day trip from Tokyo. As part of a five day itinerary in Tokyo, we decided to do a day trip to Hakone using the ‘Romance Car’ from Shinzuku Station - close to where we were staying.

Although the trip was interesting, particularly the geothermal area of Hakone, the time it took us to get there left little time for exploring. Our challenge was that the Romance Car was fully booked the day we wanted to travel, so we ended up having to catch two commuter trains instead. This, combined with the ropeway (i.e. a funicular railway), cable car, two gondolas, and connecting subway trip, meant that there was a LOT of train travel for a single day trip - the kids counted 14 separate rides in one day!! If you are a train aficionado, you might consider this fun, but for us it felt like something of ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’.

The moral of the story is make sure you book the Romance Car well in advance and/or leave early in the morning.
Written 4 January 2023
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izyphotos
Mascot, Australia711 contributions
Mar 2021
We arrived at Owakudani via the Hakone ropeway from Togenda-ko. We had the most outstanding weather and the views of Mount Fuji were brilliant. We were unbelievably lucky. You can observe the dynamic activity of the volcano such as boiling water cauldrons and fumarolic gas blowing up white smoke. One of the local specialties is the “black eggs”, whose main trait is in the shells that turn black due to a chemical reaction with geothermal energy and volcanic gas. We had a delicious lunch at the restaurant near the souvenir shop. It was definately a meal with a view.
Written 2 January 2022
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