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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... Nakatsugawa, including a ride on the world-famous Shinkansen (Bullet Train) to Nagoya. At Nakatsugawa, you board a local bus for the short journey to Magome. There is a walk of around 3.5 hours over Magome Pass to Tsumago, one of the best-preserved and most evocative of the Nakasendo post-towns. Overnight at a family-run minshuku in Tsumago, with a delicious home-cooked Japanese dinner and breakfast included. After dinner, enjoy a stroll ...
... an old, restored "checkpoint" (Hakone Sekisho) used to control movement of the lower classes and women during the Edo period. During this period, the feudal lords were controlled at least in part by the Shogunate by keeping their wives hostage in Edo (now Tokyo), so checkpoints were required to stop the women escaping. There was a large and important one in Hakone and although it fell in to disrepair and ruins, detailed original plans were found and the complex ...
8 km walk from walk Magemo to Tsumago.
The guide book and the tourist information centre told me that it would take 3hours to walk it.
However I only had 2, as I got up way to late to actually do this walk. What can I say i did it in 1 1/2 hours :)
Rock'n Roll!!!! found the coolest little coffee shop in Tsumago.
Wasted no time going from the base of Fuji to our first onsen (hot spring baths). The minerals in the water are supposed to do good things for the skin. It felt amazing to rest our muscles and get clean after the trek. Checked into Hakone Suimeiso ryokan, a traditional Japanese guesthouse. This is where you are served a kaiseki meal in your room ...
... rooms. Also they have one shared as well as two private onsen, what means hot spring in japanese. Then he wished us a pleasent stay, mentioning that walking on this wooden floor makes a lot of noise, so if we come back late we should walk like ninjas. The moment I entered the air conditioned room I was charmed – a beautiful small room in japanese style with a indoor balcony. On the table were instructions for how to make the japanese style tatami bed and how to ...