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.
A Ryokan is a Japanese traditional inn. Sometimes modern and sometimes with a history of hundreds of years. A stay in a ryokan during your time in Japan is an amazing experience
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.
Every spring in Hakone thousands of hydrangea bloom among the mountains. The blooming hydrangea line the famed Hakone Tozan Railway between Yumoto and Gora and are lit up for a special experience called the "Ajisai Train" in the evening.
The JR Railpass is one of the most convenient tools to use during your trip to Japan. Here is how to use your JR Railpass to get to Hakone.
A short article to help you get to and from the Gotemba Premium Outlets from Hakone for shopping and views of Fuji
Information is up to date as of October 31th 11:00am. Information about the typhoon damage to the Hakone area