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Owaku-dani Valley

1251 Sengokuhara, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0631, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-84-9605
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“eggs” (99 reviews)
“hot springs” (46 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1251 Sengokuhara, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0631, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-84-9605
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Reviewed yesterday

Even Mt.Fuji didn't appear when i was there but another view also made me feel good. It was interesting when I was on the top of the valley.

Thank Sophirat M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were disappointed that we weren't able to hike in this area. There was too much sulphur active and cloud cover the day we were there. It was very windy and a bit chilly. One minute you could see the hillside, the next you couldn't...More

Thank CANJGirl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice stop during the rope-way ride. The black eggs are something special as well as the other sweets they are selling Be aware of the sulfur smell

Thank 474ralfg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived via ropeway mid morning in July and Fuji-San was mostly visible. The clouds were building all morning and the mountain was almost entirely covered by noon. Owaku-dani was an exceptional experience. Smelly, for sure, since the sulfur smell was everywhere, but you ignore...More

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 6 days ago

When you get the hakone freepass, this is included too. Just queue and get on it. If you're lucky, you'll see fuji-san on the way to the valley. The black eggs taste pretty normal though. Try the ice cream too!

Thank yqmelody
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an odd attraction as there is not much to see close up and views of Mt. Fuji are at such a distance that it is difficult to get photos, but people flock to it. The area is a Sulphur works with a sideline...More

Thank Prepcook
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was interesting we were on the top of the valley. The most important we must eat the eggs. They said it will give you more long life when you eat the egg. We also try the charcoal ice cream and wasabi ice cream.

1  Thank Edwin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The shop was really good, this is where we bought a lot of stuffs like souvenir and foods to bring home to family and friends. The black eggs was an amazing thing to eat and experience hehehe.

Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was expecting the area to smell sulphurous but actually there was no strong smell at all. One of the things you can do in the area is try the famous black eggs, cooked within the crater and blackened by the sulphur. Eating one egg...More

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have never seen volcanic sulfur springs before, it's worth the trip. But thanks to volcanic gasses, most of the area is closed. We wanted to hike, but you are limited to a narrow tourist area.

Thank shandydog
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19 July 2017|
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Response from sKinnyPig | Reviewed this property |
My bad. I Guess parking is chargeable based on the other reviewer. Anyways it is worth the charge!
Claire B
16 February 2017|
Response from ElElena__11 |
Claire, as of yesterday: NO, unfortunately (due to high gas concentration). I asked, and they've been closed for MONTHS, they told me What a pity!
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