HAKONE AND KAWAGUCHIKO
How to get between these two popular places on your visit to the area
Information is up to date as of October 31th 11:00am. Information about the typhoon damage to the Hakone area
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Hakone and Kawaguchiko are two beautiful places that are conveniently connected by bus. See the different beauty of Japan from both.
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.
During the winter months there is a “Winter Illumination Project” being held throughout the Hakone area. This is the second year this even will be held at different locations throughout the Hakone area. The them for this year`s festivities is “lanterns”. Winter light displays can be found at museums, hotels, parks, and other open spaces in the area until February 29, 2020.
Here is a list of locations to enjoy the wonderful winter lights to add a bit or warmth and brightness to your stay in the Hakone area during the winter months.