Happy Chinese New Year ! 新年快楽！ There are many fun events in Hakone area in the period of Chinese New Year holidays. Also, you can not miss the discounted Hakone Free Pass now !!! This is the condition of discounted Hakone Free Pass as following.
1. Usable period: January 20 (Mon.) – February 28 (Fri.) ,2014
2. Fare: The regular price of 5,000 yen is discounted to 4,100 yen for adults from Shinjuku Station (valid for two days)
3. Purchase location: Odakyu Sightseeing Service Center, Shinjuku. The freepasses are not sold in the Odakyu Sightseeing Service Center, Odawara.
* You must display a non-Japanese passport
Please check the detail of Chinese New Year Campaign in the following link.
“Hakone Daimyo Gyoretsu” festival will be held in this coming Sunday, November 03, 2013.
What’s “Daimyo Gyoretsu” ?
An annual tourist event held on Culture Day (a national holiday), November 3rd, at Yumoto Onsen, Hakone. A procession of a total of 170 people dressed up as samurai warriors and princesses parades over a distance of some 6 km in the hot spring town.
Why don’t you come to Hakone Yumoto to enjoy an atmosphere of the Edo era ?
Kintoki matsuri (a local festival in Sengokuhara, Hakone) is held on 5th of May, children’s day. 5th of May, children’s day is national holiday in Japan. This day is celebrated in order to wish children’s health and their happiness. In Kitoki matsuri, you can enjoy some performances, foot race and Sumo game by children. Also, a traditional lion dance will be performed by a performer wearing a lion mask. Food stands are also there. You can go to the following website to see photo of Kintoki matsuri.
100 figures of Doraemon are displayed in Hakone, Odawara, and Shinjuku area until 31 March 2013.
Surprisingly, 83 figures are displayed at Togendai in Hakone area. It is about 10 minutes by bus to get to Togendai from our Guest House. Why don’t you come to Hakone to see Doraemon and his many secret tools ?!