[Owakudani Valley Kuro Tamago Kan]
Eat Owakudani Valley's specialty, "Kuro Tamago" (black eggs) and pick out some souvenirs
Located in Hakone's popular tourist spot, Owakudani Valley, this facility contains a store, "Kurotama Shop", and a buffet restaurant, "Waku-waku Kitchen". In the store on the second floor, you can enjoy shopping in a spacious area with a high ceiling. You absolutely must try the local specialty "Kuro Tamago" here. "Kuro Tamago" are cooked in the geothermal heat of the hot spring and turn black as a result of chemical reactions with volcanic gas. It is said that eating one adds seven years to your life, as the boiled eggs are believed to bring good fortune. Also check out the character goods featuring "Kuro Tamago" designs. On the first floor, there is "Hakone Geo Museum" where you can learn about Owakudani Valley and Mt. Hakone.
|Posted photos||Main When the weather is nice, the view from Owakudani Valley, over 1,000 meters above sea level, is a must-see
Three photos Upper left "Kurotama Shop", where you can find all kinds of Hakone souvenirs, including products with "Kuro Tamago" designs, upper right "Waku-waku Kitchen", where you can enjoy a wide variety of food, buffet-style, lower "Kuro Tamago" eggs are sold in bags
|Address||Sengokuhara 1251, Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa|
|Phone||Okuhakone Kanko Corporation
+81-460-84-9605 (Japanese only)
|Opening hours||9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Kurotama Shop)
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Waku-waku Kitchen / Last admission is 30 minutes before closing time)
|Holidays||Open every day
* Some unscheduled holidays.
|Admission fee||・Kurotama Shop
Kuro Tamago eggs (5) 500 yen
* Sales will end when all eggs for the day have been sold.
Adults (junior high school age and over) 1,800 yen
Children (age 4 to under junior high school age) 900 yen
Age 3 and under Free
* 45-minute lunch buffet
|Access||Take the Hakone Tozan Train from "Odawara Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen (via Hakone-Yumoto Station) for approx. 1 hour and 5 minutes, alight at "Gora Station". Take the Hakone Tozan Cable Car for approx. 10 minutes, alight at the nearby "Sounzan Station". Take the Hakone Ropeway for approx. 10 minutes, alight at "Owakudani Station".|
updated on Sep 30, 2018
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