What to eat in Hakone? There is a lot to eat in Hakone! Hakone is located in a wonderful area close to the sea and mountains so we have some tasty food and wonderful cuisine. The hotels and ryokan have wonderful meals for their guests, but if you are just in the area for a day trip these are some wonderful classic Japanese foodie options.
Hakone is a mountainous region just outside of Tokyo. Because of the wide range of elevation levels there are different features to the weather and climate throughout the year. Summers are cooler than the oppressive heat of Tokyo and in winter you have a good chance of seeing some snow. Here is a introduction into Hakone weather.
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.