Owaku-dani Valley, Hakone-machi

Formed by an ancient eruption, Owaku-dani Valley features active steam vents and hot water pools. From the local ropeway stop, you can navigate your way down to the active volcanic area and marvel at stream rising from many subterranean openings. Don't miss an opportunity to try a fresh onsen tama--these soft-boiled eggs, cooked by the sulphur waters, feature distinctive blackened shells. Inquire about the area's ropeway service status before you visit, as increased volcanic activity can lead to temporary closures. Add Owaku-dani Valley to your Hakone-machi travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Hakone-machi tour planning website .
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  • A must stop along the Hakone Ropeway. Great view of "Hell Valley" and steaming sulfur pits. Can be closed if the fumes get too bad. Make sure to stop by one of the shops to pick up a "black egg" which...  more »
  • Ropeway is a good way to visit this place. Have a back-up plan if u cannot see this as due to weather conditions ropeway is closed. Look for the black eggs.  more »
  • It is said that eating eggs black extends life of 7 years. Why not eat them then, among other things, are delicious. Also the landscape is really nice.
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A getaway close to the capital, Hakone-machi offers a good range of accommodations, with a particular emphasis on luxury and upmarket hotels. Spa resort-style hotels, often with extensive views of the iconic volcano, sit in the main tourist areas, with their spa facilities using naturally warmed waters from the hot springs around the area. The more densely populated areas to the east house a good number of simple guesthouses and hostels. Staying in Tokyo and taking day trips remains an option for many visitors.
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