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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Kanto - Kanagawa - Hakone
Hakone Glass no Mori
# 12   of 14 most visited
sights in Hakone

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The Hakone Glass no Mori (KX̐X) features Italian styled buildings housing a museum and shops. Outside is a large strolling garden surrounding a canal like pond. The garden has a number of large glass sculptures laid about it, as well as a cafe with an open terrace at one end where live canzoni (Italian ballads) performances are held.

The Glass no Mori's Venetian Glass Museum houses a collection of over 100 pieces of Venetian glassware. It displays both modern and classical works in all forms including vases, goblets, lamps and sculptures.

The Hakone Glass no Mori is run by the Ukai Group, an operator of themed high class restaurants, which also owns the Kawaguchiko Music Forest at Kawaguchiko in the Fuji Five Lakes region.

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How to get there
From Hakone-Yumoto Station, take a Hakone Tozan bus bound for Togendai and get off at the Hyoseki/Hakone Glass no Mori-mae bus stop (20 minutes, 750 yen, 4-5 buses per hour, covered by the Hakone Free Pass).

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Hours and Fees
Hours:9:00 to 17:30 (entry until 17:00)
Closed:No closing days
Admission:1500 yen (1400 yen with the Hakone Free Pass)

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Hakone Glass no Mori (Venetian Glass Museum)
Official English website.

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Hakone Glass no Mori (Venetian Glass Museum)
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