Welcome to the official tourism website for Hakone. Hakone is at the historic, cultural, and natural crossroads of Japan. Get inspiration and information for your visit and come discover the tradition, culture and history of Japan in Hakone.
【 Owakudani Area: OPEN】
As of November 15, 2019 the area around Owakudani Station is now open for visitors. Visitors are now allowed outside Owakudani Station to walk around the area. The Owakudani area is now accessible by ropeway.
■■ NOW our HAKONE LOCAL TOUR is available! ■■
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Hakone`s Kosui Festival starts soon! Hakone has a week of festivities centered around Lake Ashi and the historic Hakone Shrine. The Hakone Summer Festival Week will be held from 7/31 to 8/5. This is a week full of festivities, fireworks, food stalls, and live performances. Each evening there will be a fireworks event on the shores of Lake Ashi.
Hakone is a wonderful place to see and experience different activities. The history and culture of the area is a wonderful setting to discover much of Japan`s beauty. Many of the activities are cultural or take advantage of the natural beauty of the area. These are the best things to do in Hakone while you are here.
18 holes spread out on the shore of a lake, offering breathtaking scenery with the majestic Mt. Fuji.
Sengokuhara is the large highland valley near Lake Ashi. This area is famous for museums, resorts, golfing, and access to the Mt. Fuji area.
Hakone Shrine is one of the most popular destinations in the area. The shrine has a history of more than 1000 years. The shrine has been popular with samurai, celebrities, and travelers for centuries. Come visit and experience the culture and history of Japan.