Hakone has welcomed travelers for centuries. This unique area has historic temples, Fuji views, famous trains, delicious foods, amazing places to stay, and hot springs. Hakone is collection of villages within th high walls of a dormant volcano. You can discover wonderful experiences or get that famous picture of the shrine gates. There is a lot to see and do in Hakone and we welcome you to use the site to find your own special moment or contact us directly to get more personalized information. Welcome to Hakone.
In addition to restaurants and shopping, the Hakone-en Park features the Hakone-en Aquarium, where you can enjoy fish from around the world, and the Komagatake Ropeway with runs 1,783 meters one way in 7 minutes.
Long time ago Hakone looks like a Hell for its lavas, rocks and steams. In order to offer prayers to safe journey to the travelers, many Buddhist god statues were made there.
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.
From Sep. to Nov., beautiful pampas grass fields spread out at the foot of the mountain.