Introduction to Hakone

Mountainous hot spring resort

Destinations

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.

Hakone: Owakudani Volcano Information Update

A volcanic alert level for Hakone Owakudani has been raised to Level 2. The target area of the near-crater warning is a very limited area within the Hakone area. At the present time, access to the affected area is being restricted More information

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Hakone Ropeway

Owakudani live camera feed

Ōwakudani
Western Area 385

Ōwakudani

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

Haya river of Hakone, the habitat of fireflies

Matsuda Cherry Blossom Festival in Nishihirabatake Park (cherry blossoms)
Western Area 24

Matsuda Cherry Blossom Festival in Nishihirabatake Park (cherry blossoms)

Kuzuryū Shrine
Western Area 233

Kuzuryū Shrine

Hakone-jinja Shrine
Western Area 56

Hakone-jinja Shrine

Hakone Venetian Glass Museum
Coupon
Western Area 81

Hakone Venetian Glass Museum

Taikanzan Mountain
Western Area 36

Taikanzan Mountain

Hakone Tozan Railway
Western Area 42

Hakone Tozan Railway