Discover the culture, history, nature, and beauty of Japan in Hakone. Hakone lies on between Tokyo and Kyoto on the famous Tokaido Road, travelled by samurai, dignitaries, and visitors for centuries. Hakone is in the heart of a national park with some of the best onsen in Japan. The mountains of Hakone have hot springs, museums, and activities to discover and experience. Many of Hakone`s charms lie off the beaten path and it is easy to step away from the more popular spots to find your special place to make that wonderful memory.
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.
Discover things to do and activities in the Hakone area. Hakone has attractions for a day visit or an overnight stay to make your visit to Japan a memorable one.
Owakudani, the steaming vents of Hakone are a highlight of any visit to the area. See, feel, and experience the wonders of Japan