Hakone is right next to Hakone. Access to the beautiful mountain is easy by car or bus and there are amazing spots to see Fuji from the peaks of Hakone. Visiting Fuji is one of the most popular things to do in Hakone.
The Hakone Ekiden is one of Japan`s most popular sporting events. The collegiate relay race takes runners from Tokyo to Hakone and back over two days.
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.
Hakone is one of the most famous places to see and meet Geisha. There are events throughout the year to give visitors a chance to see, interact, and experience this amazing part of Japanese culture and history.
Yosegi Zaiku is a special type of woodwork with origins in the mountains of Hakone. This craft has hundreds of years of history and is designated as a special craft of Japanese culture. This craft used different naturally colored wood layed out in intricate geometric patterns to make complex and beautiful designs.