Hakone () is part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, less than one hundred kilometers from Tokyo.

Famous for hot springs, natural beauty and the view across Lake Ashinoko of nearby Mount Fuji, Hakone is one of the most popular destinations among Japanese and international tourists looking for a break from Tokyo.

Top attractions in Hakone

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Volcano

Owakudani

Sulfurous vapors and warm rivers.
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Nature

Lake Ashinoko

Pretty caldera lake with views of Mount Fuji.
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Museum

Pola Museum

Art museum by the cosmetics company.
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Scenic Ride

Hakone Ropeway

Connecting Sounzan with Togendai via Owakudani.
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Nature

Pampas Grass Field

A large field of pampas grass in the Sengoku area.
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Castle

Odawara Castle

A reconstructed castle at the entrance to Hakone.
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Garden

Botanical Garden

Exhibiting various marsh and alpine plants.
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Park

Detached Palace

Public park with views of Mount Fuji.
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Historic Site

Hakone Checkpoint

Remains of the old highway with checkpoint.
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Park

Gora Park

Attractive western style landscape park.
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Temple

Choanji Temple

Temple with lots of rakan statues in its garden.
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Access and Orientation

Hotels around Hakone

Tours and travel services