Shuzenji Onsen became busy in the Meiji period （1868-1912）, when inns with indoor baths for visitors seeking hot-spring cures were constructed and means of transportation were developed."IC017018", "2446674"
Legend has it that the origins of Shuzenji Onsen date back to the year 807, when Kobo Daishi （774-835） visited the area."IC017018", "2394402"
On March 12 the rain that had been falling the previous day lifted, and 32 participants from 10 countries, including the United States, Turkey, and Canada, departed from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Hotel Laforet Shuzenji, enjoying some splendid views of snow-covered Mount Fuji from the bus window on the way."IC006001", "2419831"
From Tokyo, about 2 hours by the JR Odoriko express train from Tokyo Station to Shuzenji Station; then about 8 minutes by bus from Shuzenji Station to Shuzenji Onsen."IC017018", "2302225"
From Tokyo, about 90 minutes by the Odakyu Romance Car from Shinjuku Station to Hakone-Yumoto Station; then about 50 minutes by bus or about 30minutes by taxi from Hakone-Yumoto Station to Hakone-machi."IC018018", "2302225"
At Shuzenji, which has a history going back 1,200 years, you can forget about the hustle and bustle of daily life and enjoy a luxurious experience for a change."IC017018", "2259539"