Introduction to Hakone

Mountainous hot spring resort

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Introduction to Hakone

The Hakone area, which is surrounded by nature that includes Ashinoko Lake and and Mt. Komagatake is one of Japan's premier hot spring resorts.

There are 20 hot springs around the Hakone area, such as Yumoto Onsen, Gora Onsen, and Miyanoshita Onsen, and you can experience ryokan inns, which are a concentration of Japanese culture. There are also plenty of destinations where you can feel the power of nature and the earth and outdoor areas, such as Owakudani which is famous for black eggs, Sengokuhara Plateau where marsh plants grow in clumps, and the pleasure boats going back and forth across Ashinoko Lake.

In addition, there are numerous unique museums, and it is famous as a cultural area too. Mt. Fuji, which can be viewed close up, presents a variety of appearances from season to season. Enjoy the magnificent and beautiful Mt. Fuji to your heart's content.

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Hakone Ropeway

Owakudani live camera feed

Owakudani
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Owakudani

Matsuda Cherry Blossom Festival in Nishihirabatake Park (cherry blossoms)
Western Area 25

Matsuda Cherry Blossom Festival in Nishihirabatake Park (cherry blossoms)

Haya river of Hakone, the habitat of fireflies
Western Area 25

Haya river of Hakone, the habitat of fireflies

Hakone Venetian Glass Museum
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Hakone Venetian Glass Museum

Hakone-jinja Shrine
Western Area 74

Hakone-jinja Shrine

Taikanzan Mountain
Western Area 44

Taikanzan Mountain

Kuzuryū Shrine
Western Area 255

Kuzuryū Shrine

Museum of Natural History and Earth - the Planet of Life
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Museum of Natural History and Earth - the Planet of Life