Visit a secret mountain village

Western Area 5h

With mountains making up most of Japan, it is no exaggeration to say that the country’s roots lie in mountain villages. Yamakita is a town with great access from Hakone. Here, you can enjoy the changing forests in each of the four seasons, the beauty of nature as well as the simple and charming culture of Japan.

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Miho Dam

Multipurpose dam constructed at the confluence point of the Kawauchikawa River, the Kurokuragawa River, and the Yozukugawa River flowing through the Tanzawa Mountains. Surrounded by nature, it has attractions for each season, such as cherry blossoms in the spring and colorful leaves in the fall. The view of Mt. Fuji from the Chiyosawa Park observation deck is especially beautiful, it has been s...

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Tanzawa Lake Memorial Museum Miho No Ie

"Tanzawa Lake Memorial Hall" is a resource center on the Miho dam and Tanzawa Lake. There are exhibits of materials on the history of the surrounding areas, they also sell souvenirs and similar items. You can also rent a bicycle or a boat here. "Miho no Ie" is an old Japanese-style house that was moved here when the Miho dam was built.

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Nakagawa Hot Spring

Nakagawa Onsen is a mountain hot spring resort that is close to Lake Tanzawa, it has a long history. There is a legend that about 400 years ago, Takeda Shingen helped a soldier recover who was injured in a battle with Hojo Ujiyasu by bathing in this hot spring, therefore it is also called "Shingen's secret bath". It is a simple hot spring with the water quality high in PH, it is said to be effe...

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