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.
Hakone is a wonderful place to see and experience different activities. The history and culture of the area is a wonderful setting to discover much of Japan`s beauty. Many of the activities are cultural or take advantage of the natural beauty of the area. These are the best things to do in Hakone while you are here.
Hakone has many hiking trails with different lengths and levels of difficulty. Each Hakone trail has a wonderful story and abundant natural sites to see along the way. Hakone has just released an English hiking map available at local stations and information centers.
It is spring and time for cherry blossoms. Hakone has many wonderful sports to view the beauty of the cherry blossoms in 2019. The various altitudes in the Hakone area give you a longer window of time to see the beautiful flowers. From the traditional roads of Yumoto to the trees around Lake Ashi, Hakone has cherry blossoms throughout the area.
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.
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.
A wonderful day use onsen in Hakone for those looking for a traditional and refined atmosphere.