“The Legend of Kintaro of Mt. Ashigara” is well-known throughout Japan. The legend has it that a daughter of a millionaire called Shiman-choja, who was living in this Jizo-do area, gave birth to a baby boy who was named Kintaro. The house of Shiman-choja is recognized even today as the place where Kintaro was born. There are two giant rocks standing in a rice paddy in front of this former house...More details
Feel refreshed with forest therapy! Taste delicious Udon at a place burtsing with rich nature.
Recommended by Kanagawa Prefecture
Western Area 6h
If your full from eating Manyo Udon at Kintaro's, you'll be just as satisfied as Kintaro himself! After eating experience forest therapy by strolling through the cool timber forest. Please enjoy a healing stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city.Add to trip planner 1
Manyo Udon is a famous Japanese noodle restaurant located near the Sunset Falls in South Ashigara. The restaurant is in a nostalgic old Japanese house with a thatched roof. The noodles here are made from water called ‘Kintaro’s Power Water’ which wells up near the Sunset Falls. They are cooked in a tasty soup stock made from natural ingredients. Enjoy wonderful Udon noodles cooked by trained u...More details
Located in Minami Ashigara, Maruta no Mori (forest of logs) is a museum surrounded by beautiful forests. You can spend a relaxing time in the forest, listening to the chirping of the birds and the sound of the streams. There is a variety of playground equipment made out of wood which includes a Tarzan ropes and jungle gym, allowing you to experience nature in everything you do.More details
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