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Please refer the following model courses for planning your trip.
Travel the historic Tokaido by train through the heart of Japan and explore world-renown museums, relaxing along the way in luxury at the Numazu Club.
Day One will feature the highly-acclaimed contemporary art projects of Hiroshi Sugimoto. Odawara Art Foundation Enoura Observatory offers sweeping views of the dynamic landscape and its ephemeral seasonal colors.
The MOA Museum of Art, also by Hiroshi Sugimoto, is a contemporary space created using traditional Japanese materials. The museum exhibits prominent works of art by Japanese artists and is a venue for various unique and interesting events.
A fresh seafood dinner will be served Japanese style at the Numazu Club restaurant inside a unique architectural structure registered as a historical landmark.
Day Two will take you for visit to Clematis Hill, a vast cultural complex with various museums dotting the landscape of beautiful gardens and restaurants.
Healed by the natural beauty and power, let’s visit Hakone, the showcase of art museums.
“The Hakone Open-Air Museum” is exhibiting magnificent and humorous outdoor sculptures in its garden. “Okada Art Museum” which holds many first-rated collections such as Oriental ceramics from ancient times to modern paintings mainly by Japanese, Chinese and Korean artists. In Pola Museum, after watching the collections of paintings, pottery and crafts, and the history of cosmetic tools, you will enjoy walking in the national park adjacent to the museum.
At Numazu Club restaurant complex, registered as a tangible cultural asset of Japan, you will enjoy Japanese gastronomic experiences, and seafood hand-picked at nearby fishing market in Sukiya style architecture.
On the second day, you may enjoy the day at “Clematis no Oka” before getting on Shinkansen at Mishima Station, or stop by at Nebukawa on the way to Tokyo to visit Odawara Art Foundation Enoura Observatory, the spot attracting worldwide attention in the art scene.