Continue our exploration of Hakone from Owakudani down to Lake Ashi and back to Yumoto
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.
Hakone`s Hatajuku Yosegi Zaiku ia a traditional local craft dating back to the Edo period of Japan.
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.