Owakudani Kurotamago-kan

Owakudani Kurotamago-kan

Owakudani Kurotamago-kan

Owakudani Kudotamago-kan is located in the Hakone area of the Ashigarashimo Disrict, Kanagawa Prefecture. The facility is a short walk away from Owakudani Station (the Hakone Ropeway) and it stands next to Owakudani. As the name suggests, Kurotamago means black egg in Japanese, and you can purchase the famous black eggs from Owakudani in this facility. Five black eggs made on the same day are available for 500 yen. Kurotamagos are boiled in hot springs at about 80 degrees centigrade gushing from Owakudani, and their unique characteristic is their black shells. It is believed that if you have one black egg, you can extend your life by 7 years, and today there are many tourists visiting Owakudani Station to eat the eggs. In addition, there are many souvenirs from the Hakone area at the Kurotama Shop in Kurotamago-kan.You can get Yosegi Zaiku marquetry, traditional crafts that represent Hakone, as well as foods including sweets and kamaboko (Japanese fish cake).

Basic Information

1251 Sengokuhara, Hakone, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa 
Kurotamago Shop: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM  
Sales of Kurotamago: 9:00 AM to 4:20 PM
Open every day
Five Kurotamagos(black eggs) : 500yen 


  • FromHakone Tozan Bus / Route T (Togendai Line)
    → the Hakone Ropeway / Bound for Sounzan 
    → Owakudani Station → short walk