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Address: 164 Motohakone, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0522 , Kanagawa Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 460-84-9981
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Straightforward orientation centre for area visitors

This is the official national Park visitor centre, and it has a large relief model of the area in the middle of a light an airy exhibition hall. There's some information on local... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 23, 2012
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We arrived and were greeted by a female staff member. Noting we spoke English she escorted us into a movie theatre with three different movies about the area and history. We watched the longest one and needed to leave as we were walking from our hotel. We walked back the next afternoon and watched the other two. Enjoyed all of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2016

Three of my grand children were able to work like a glass blower and actually make cups which they brought home. The other two kids made jewelry. We spent well over an hour here as the kids enjoyed the activities

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015

We had a beautiful drive up to the Hakone Visitor Center. Unfortunately the day we took the drive, the rain came in and was really fierce. The visitor center was a wonderful refuge from the rain as we enjoyed our black egg that was cooked in the volcano sulphur water. The legend is that if one eats an egg, life... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2012

This is the official national Park visitor centre, and it has a large relief model of the area in the middle of a light an airy exhibition hall. There's some information on local wildlife, although most of the information is only in Japanese. It has convenient free parking, and is adjacent to the trail connecting the sulphurous area at Owakaduni... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2012

Definitely helpful staff, ask the staff how to use the transportation schedule booklet will get you around Hakone easily.

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