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Owakudani is a volcanic cauldron of steam vents and bubbling pools created by an eruption some 3000 years ago. White plumes of smoke and the distant scenery of Mount Fuji combine to create mysterious scenery. From the ropeway station, a 15-minute walk takes you to a hot spring pond with boiling bubble and sulfurous odor. The speciality here is black boiled eggs billed to prolong your life by seven years. There are walking trails leading nearby peaks for your adventure. The ropeway ...

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Awesome ! The volcanic activity ,here, makes me feel earth's beats.

Awesome ! The volcanic activity ,here, makes me feel earth's beats.

VisitedNov 2018

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boiled black eggs! boiled black eggs! boiled black eggs! I love it!

boiled black eggs!
boiled black eggs!
boiled black eggs!
I love it!

VisitedOct 2012

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ONSEN egg very good.

ONSEN egg very good.

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The former name of Owakudani was Jigokudani, the Valley of Hell, as the scenery looked like the hell where volcanic fumes spurt out of the ground here and there. When the emperor and the empress desired to visit here in the middle of 19t...

The former name of Owakudani was Jigokudani, the Valley of Hell, as the scenery looked like the hell where volcanic fumes spurt out of the ground here and there. When the emperor and the empress desired to visit here in the middle of 19th century, the local authorities made the big arguments over the location name and decided to change it into Owakudani by clear reason that they could not welcome the emperor and the empress to the hell. Let us enjoy the valley of hell.

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