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Souvenirs Spots in Kanagawa Area

  • Owakudani Kurotamago Kan
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Sengokuhara 1251
    A tourism facility located in the Owakudani valley, a popular sightseeing spot in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. The facility’s famed “kurotamago” (“black eggs”) boiled eggs are cooked using the local geothermal heat and turn black from the influence of volcanic gasses; it is said one’s life is extended by seven years eating just one. You can enjoy a kurotamago in the facility or take some home as a souvenir. In addition to a souvenir shop, there’s a hiking trail where visitors can see the smoking grounds of Owakudani, Mt. Fuji, and the natural beauty of Hakone; an all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant; and the Hakone GeoMuseum, where visitors can learn about volcanic Mt. Hakone.

    While visiting the area we stopped here to have lunch and also get out of the weather, unfortunately it was raining and foggy the day we visited. Very good selection of food to choose from and also...

  • Gallery Miyabi Main Store
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Komachi 1-5-8
    This is a souvenir vendor that operates two shops on Komachi-dori Street. They offer folding fans, Kamakura-style key chains and chopsticks that delight even foreign visitors. Since the more reasonable items can be bought for 100 yen or so, it is a popular souvenir shop for school trips.
  • Waraku
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Yukinoshita 1-6-28
    A chopstick specialty shop located between Komachi-dori Avenue and Wakamiya Oji, which extends from Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine. The shop carries over 1,000 varieties of chopsticks and chopstick rests crafted according to traditional craft styles found throughout Japan, including Kamakura-bori carving. Waraku also stocks an abundance of items relating to chopsticks such as chopstick boxes. Based on the belief that chopsticks can be a bridge to the soul and that they tie lives together, Waraku seeks to share the Japanese culture of chopsticks.
  • Gallery Ya second
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Komachi 2-2-20
  • Hotoriya
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Hakone 161-1
    A commercial facility located close to Hakone Port in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture distinguished by its tiled roof and Japanese modern-style exterior. On the first floor, famous Odawara shops stand side-by-side like an old post station town, a veritable treasure trove of souvenirs and culinary treats. Suzuhiro Kamaboko’s takoyaki-like kamaboko (fish dumplings) are particularly popular and can be enjoyed in the shop’s eat-in space. A meal, sweet, or lovingly-prepared cup of coffee can be enjoyed while gazing at Lake Ashi and Mt. Fuji from the cafes on the second floor.

    芦ノ湖畔の小田急系の海賊船箱根港のそばにあるお土産物屋とレストラン。遊覧船乗り場にはお店がないのでここは便利。

  • Hakone no Ichi
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 707
    A souvenir shop located in Hakone-Yumoto Station which carries a wide variety of Hakone specialty products, including standards like hot spring manju buns, famous local sweets, yosegizaiku wood mosaic items, local goods, and local sakes. The shop also sells products normally only sold at renowned hotels in the area, kamaboko steamed fish paste from a renowned shop in Odawara, and, including seasonally-limited items, some 40 varieties of bento box lunches which can be enjoyed on the Odakyu Electric Railway’s Romance car. Open until 9:00 p.m., visitors to the area are sure to be able to buy a few souvenirs here even after other shops in town have closed.

    箱根湯本駅にあるお土産屋さん。箱根以外にも、小田原のかまぼこなどの海産物系もあったり、バラエティに富んでいました。箱根のお土産は、ここでまとめて買った方が、そのまま列車に乗れるのでいいかもしれない。

  • Tagaju
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 702
    A local specialty product shop located in front of Hakone-Yumoto Station which carries renowned Hakone wasabi and wasabi products, items from the long-standing Suzuhiro Kamaboko shop in Odawara, and much more. The shop’s most popular item is its chunky, rough-cut wasabi paste. Perfect not only for Japanese food but all manner of meat and fish dishes, many come back to the shop time after time to buy more, and the shop gets a lot of send away orders as well. The shop’s shelves and display cases are lined with a variety of products, like grilled kamaboko fish paste made with a splash of brandy, and wasabi daikon horseradish, and many of the shop’s products can be found no place else.
  • Kikugawa Shoten
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 706-17
    This souvenir shop located in front of Hakone-Yumoto Station carries a wide variety of products including specialties and sweets of the Hakone/Odawara area as well as other local merchandise. Their famous product is the Castella-yaki Hakone Manju, a sweet dumpling in which white azuki bean paste is enveloped in sweet castella dough. The Hakone manju corner where a machine at the front of the store churns out fresh-baked sweets is often featured on TV programs. Wooden mosaic works, tsukemono and Odawara’s kamaboko are also best-sellers.

    My husband and I woke up early to explore Hakone but not many places were open for breakfast. (Around 8+ am) Then we spotted this shop with its fancy cake-making machine at the store front and we...

  • Yosegizaiku Uchihara
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Hakone 165
    This is a wooden mosaic specialist on the shore of Lake Ashi in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. The famous wooden mosaic of Odawara and Hakone is a turtle shell or checked pattern on a brightly colored wood block, often fashioned onto small items and accessories. Inside they offer a broad range of items from the skilled artisans, from traditional to favorites to more modern works made by young artists. The accessories easy to adapt into everyday life, like the Yosegi Button featured on television, are particular favorites.
  • Hamamatsuya Main Restaurant
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Hatajuku 138
    Jinbe Ishikawa invented “yosegi zaiku” (wooden mosaic work), a traditional craft of Hakone and Odawara, and this shop is run by one of his descendants. The artisans combine Edo period technique with modern sensibilities to create original goods. The items in this shop include beautiful and vibrant wooden mosaic art featuring geometric patterns, paintings made with machine saws, and inlaid woodwork with designs etched into the material. In the workshop on the second floor, you can hear the techniques explained and watch demonstrations. Take the bus from Hakone-Yumoto Station and get off at “Honjin-Ato.”

    Our group of 7 family members sought out this shop during our recent stay in the Hakone/Lake Ashi area. One of the tourist buses drops you right off at the shop - you want the Honjin-ato bus stop on...

  • Hakone Yosegizaiku Kiro
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 386-36
    This “yosegi zaiku” (wooden mosaic work) shop is located in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. It displays and sells original goods made at its own workshop. “Yosegi zaiku” is a traditional craft of Hakone and Odawara that combines different colored wood pieces into various geometrical shapes. They have household goods, interior goods, and many other products, including bags, accessories, watches, belts, and other modern items.
  • ISHIKAWA Lacquerware
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    Kanagawa Pref. Odawarashi Sakaechou 1-19-16 Sannaru Residence 102
    ISHIKAWA Lacquerware is a lacquerware manufacturer with a shop at 1-chome, Sakae Town, Odawara City. The family originally served as spear lacquerware artisans for Odawara Prefecture for generations, but opened a shop for Odawara Lacquerware in 1887. Odawara Lacquerware using zelcova trees as the main material showcases the beauty of the grain and solidity. In addition to sales of bowls and trays, manufacturing for custom-made orders is available.
  • Kindai Kokeshi Sogen
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 699
    Kindai Kokeshi Sogen is a specialty kokeshi (Japanese wooden doll) shop located on the Tokaido (Edo period road between Edo and Kyoto), about three minutes’ walk from Hakone-Yumoto Station. It displays and sells modern-style kokeshi which are freely designed with a different approach from traditional kokeshi. A range of unique kokeshi which overturn your expectations can be appreciated by just looking.
  • Hata no Chaya
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Hatajuku 173
    Hata no Chaya located on Old Tokaido (Edo period road between Edo and Kyoto) in Hatashuku, Hakone Town is a specialty wooden mosaic (yosegi zaiku) workshop. It shows the processes for making wooden mosaic works such as trick boxes and card cases and sells them. You can also experience making a coaster with wooden mosaic work. The coaster making experience can be also arranged for a group booking with a business trip.

    畑の茶屋というお店のネーミングですが、ここは神奈川の伝統工芸箱根寄木細工が体験を出来るお店です。この畑の茶屋では箱根寄木細工が体験ができる工房です。体験時にはここのお店の方々がサポートをして頂けるので安心して体験ができます。

  • Tanakaya Miyageten (Souvenir Shop)
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 706
    Tanakaya Souvenir Shop is located in front of Hakone Yumoto Station. Founded at the end of the Edo period (1615–1868), it is a long-standing business that served travelers who were passing through on the old Tokaido Road between Edo (modern-day Tokyo) and Kyoto. It carries a wide selection of special products and famous confections of Hakone and the Odawara region, so it is the perfect place for visitors to select souvenirs of their visit to Hakone.

    駅前にあるレトロな看板のお土産屋です。食品と工芸品などがうられておりました。奥には喫茶店も併設されておりました。

  • Sengokugama
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Sengokuhara 977-27
    Sengokugama is a ceramics workshop located in the Sengokuhara district of Hakone. It exhibits and sells products that include tableware (such as coffee cups, saucers, etc.), flower vases, objets d’art, etc. The workshop also has a ceramics experience classroom, where visitors can use one kilogram of clay to create one or two ceramic items over a period of two – three hours. Sengokugama also offers more formal ceramics classes, held once a month, and can be booked for visiting ceramics workshops.
  • Akarenga Depot
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Shinkou 1-1-1 Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse 1 Building 1F
    Akarenga Depot is a new souvenir shop situated in a red brick warehouse which was symbolic as an entrance to Japan and was built in 1913. Its concept is to collect and disseminate the assets of Yokohama. It has a retro Yokohama theme, and you can select goods filled with the charm of a somewhat nostalgic but modern Yokohama. It is about ten minutes’ walk from Bashamichi Station or Nihon-odori Station on the Tokyu Minatomirai Line.
  • Ban-Rai-Kou China Town Odori Street Shop
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Yamashitachou 148
    Ban-Rai-Kou is a shop selling a range of goods including jade and semi-precious stone jewelry, Chinese craft teas, knickknacks, and foodstuffs. The owner’s true pride and joy is the selection of high quality jade and stone accessories, collected personally on trips throughout China and Asia. It’s located four minutes’ walk from Minatomirai Line Motomachi-Chukagai Station Exit 3.
  • Yokohama Memories
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Minatomirai 2-2-1-2 Yokohama Landmark Plaza 5F
    This souvenir shop is located on the fifth floor of Yokohama Landmark Tower's Landmark Plaza in the Minato Mirai district of Nishi Ward, Yokohama City. Inside the shop, which has red and white tones that bring to mind Yokohama's Chinatown, there are more than 600 items from mainly Yokohama and also Shonan and Kamakura.
  • Yamayasu (Kamakura Branch)
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Yukinoshita 2-3-26
    A dried fish shop across from Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine in Yukinoshita, Kamakura City. The shop sells local fish caught that morning as well as a variety of dried fish and shirasu whitebait products made with high quality fish caught in the waters off of Odawara and Shizuoka. The shop also sells non-standard and bruised dried fish at the kind of money-saving prices you can only find in a specialty establishment like this.

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Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo's most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.

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