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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Hatago Ichinoyu Hakone
Travel Blogs from Hakone
... beautiful and varied hike from Tsumago to Nojiri. There is an alternative option with just 1 hour of walking instead. The trail travels through small valleys and past forests of bamboo and Japanese cedar, through some of the least-developed scenery on the tour. Continue by train to Kiso-Fukushima. Stay at a lovely hot spring ryokan set in a remote valley above the town (complimentary pick-up from the station is provided by the ryokan). The ...
... Buddha statue. It was cast in 1252 an originally was in a temple, but since 1495 it has been outdoors. It is the second tallest bronze Buddha statue in Japan (13.35m).
I am happy to report that we are much more adept with the train system now. We reloaded our train cards (found the English button on the kiosk!) and maneuvered through a relatively large station and a few smaller ones. We went on multiple lines today and even went on a monorail. We’re almost ...
My trip to the Hakone mountain region started with my first ride with the famous Shinkansen train, I was excited like a little boy :-))). The second part of the trip was with a little mountain train which didn't excite me but all the Japanes tourist :-). The main reason I spend a night up in Hakone was Mount Fuji. But unfortunately, like most of the time, Japan's most famous mountain was covered in clowds. So I did a boat cruise and visited a shrine ...
... just conquered. All tired but completely relaxed, the bus ride back to Tokyo was very, very quiet.
So, I started by saying that I scratched two activities from my list. Just four days after returning from Mt Fuji I attended Gion Matsuri in Kyoto, one of the biggest of all the summer festivals in Japan. Been there, done that, and ended up with over 400 pictures because I did so much more than just the festival! I'll save it for the next story, which will hopefully appear ...
... I'd have seen if traveling around Japan for six weeks. On a six week vacation, my adventures would be mind-blowing. Instead I've seen a few things, but have spent time in mandatory classes, getting a drivers license, finding a house, investing time in making friends for both Will & myself. Then there's getting Internet, meeting neighbors, organizing a new household, plus normal everyday chores. I wouldn't have to do any of these things ...