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.
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A day trip to Hakone is one of the best ways to spend a day outside Tokyo. An overnight trip is the best way to see the area, but you can get all the highlights in one day!
Owakudani, the steaming vents of Hakone are a highlight of any visit to the area. See, feel, and experience the wonders of Japan
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.
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`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.
This unique botanical garden, which display most of the aquatic plants seen in japanese wetlands, was first established in 1976. The botanical garden is located in Hakone-Sengokuhara, 650m (2,200 feet ) above sea level.