Yosegi Zaiku is a special type of woodwork with origins in the mountains of Hakone. This craft has hundreds of years of history and is designated as a special craft of Japanese culture. This craft used different naturally colored wood layed out in intricate geometric patterns to make complex and beautiful designs.
The Hakone Open Air Museum covers over 70,000 square feet and has one of the most impressive collection of sculptures and works of Pablo Picasso in the world with a beautiful backdrop of the Hakone mountains.
A Ryokan is a Japanese traditional inn. Sometimes modern and sometimes with a history of hundreds of years. A stay in a ryokan during your time in Japan is an amazing experience
Your guide to using a hot spring in Japan. Learn how to onsen the Japanese way. Rules to enjoy the onsen, the traditional Japanese hot spring and that has been enjoyed for centuries, an truly unique Japanese experience