Try something local and special to the area
Hakone has some special products and places that give you a chance to taste local products or try the products locals do. The hot spring destination is a wonderful collection of Japanese sweet shops in Yumoto. The famous clean fresh water of Hakone make it ideal for the many soba noodle and tofu shops in Hakone. There are also award winning branded sake and local craft beer on sell at many shops in the area. Gora has upscale and worthy restaurants available to give your taste buds an experience. In Moto-Hakone, Wakasagi is a small fried fish from Lake Ashi that is a delicious treat with sweet sauce and rice.
Continue our exploration of Hakone from Owakudani down to Lake Ashi and back to Yumoto