Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens is one of the oldest and most popular gardens in Japan. It was built during the early years of the Edo period and the Mito branch of the Tokugawa family resided here. The garden was named Korakuen after a poem that encouraged the ruler to enjoy pleasure only after achieving happiness for his people. There are ponds and beautiful greenery and is especially pretty during autumn and early spring.
360 years in business About Matsuzakaya Honten, a Hakone Ashinoyu Onsen Founded in 1662 and depicted in Hiroshige Utagawa's ukiyoe woodblock prints, Matsuzakaya Honten has been a long-established onsen inn since the Edo period. The inn has been visited by many...