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Harukimichi Walk

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Harukimichi (or Haruki street) is the path along the Kari River. From Kevin’s Guesthouse you can access it at the nearest bridge. -the road that goes along the river. Walk [...]

Minamiashigarashi Events

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Doryosan Hatsumode Jan. 1st Join the crowds and come and pray. A truly Japanese experience. The Daiyuzan line was built in 1921 so that people could more easily come to this [...]

Hakone Area & Kevin’s Guesthouse

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I mini-documentary about our area, Kevin’s Guest House, and a short interview of me is on YouTube. Watch it! The video includes: Daiyuzan Temple (Saijoji), Only Yu Hot [...]

Last train from Odawara

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The Daiyuzan line trains stop running after 11: 34 PM from Odawara towards Daiyuzan Station. Therefore, the last train from Odawara Station to our guest houses leaves at [...]

Lusca

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Lusca is a big shopping center that is inside Odawara Station. Odawara Shopping: There are over 90 stores. Many of which are tax free! There are many restaurants too. Be sure [...]

Fuji Speedway

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Fuji Speedway is in Oyama, and not far from Kevin’s Guest House or Merry Lue’s Guest House in Minamiashigarashi. Fuji Speedway Many of our guests stay with us and [...]

Mount Kintoki

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Mount Kintoki or “Kintokisan” as the locals call it, boasts great views of Mount Fuji. Mount Kintoki was formerly called Mount Ashigara, but no one calls it this [...]

Miho Dam is Worth Visiting

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Miho Dam is near Minamiashigarashi and you can reach it by car. It is a very nice drive. You will drive through the countryside of Ashigara Pass, through Jizodo and Yamakita [...]

Yuhi Falls in Minamiashigarashi

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Yuhi means sunset, and Yuhinotaki is Japanese for sunset falls. Yuhi falls is best viewed at sunset. However, I feel that any time of day it is beautiful. Yuhi Falls is [...]