The many villages of Hakone and museums make walking the ultimate form of exploration of the outdoors in Hakone. The Hakone Outdoor Museum is one of the most highly acclaimed museums in all of Japan, giving visitors the freedom to walk outside and explore the sculptures on display. Walk the small roads of Yumoto gives you the chance to see amazing things and taste amazing local foods. Walking through Sengokuhara, Moto-Hakone, and Miyanoshita are experiences that offer different history, architecture, and views of nature.
HAKONE BOTANICAL GARDEN
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.