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Attain Enlightenment and Peace at Hakone's Historic Landmarks

Western Area Multi day 10

About 700 years ago, in the latter half of the Kamakura period, stone Buddhas were made to pray for the safety of travelers. These statues are now designated as national historic landmarks and objects of cultural importance. After visiting the history museum and stone Buddha sculptures, rest and heal at the secret, secluded hot springs of the Ashinoyu Onsen in Hakone.

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Kojiri Suimon (Water gate)

Western Area 30m

From this water gate, you can see Lake Ashino (Ashinoko) with Mount Fuji in the background.

Hakone Sightseeing Cruise

Western Area 30m

The Hakone Sightseeing Cruise offers sightseeing boats that sail around Lake Ashinoko, a popular spot in Hakone. There are three boats: Royal II, Victory, and Queen...

Stone Buddha Statues and Historical Museum

Western Area 30m

The stone Buddha statues along the National Route 1 are important cultural assets of Japan. It is said that in the past, travelers feared this area’s frequent...

Grave of Yaobikuni Nun

Western Area 15m

About 700 years ago, from the late Kamakura period through the early Muromachi period, countless stone statues and pagodas of Jizo Bosatsu were built. Most of them...

Oucho Jizo Statue

Western Area 15m

This statue is designated as National Cultural Property.

Rokudo Jizo Statues

Western Area 15m

About 700 years ago, from the late Kamakura period through the early Muromachi period, Jizo Bosatsu was worshipped as Buddha who would save and protect travelers,...

Grave of Tadano Mitsunaka

Western Area 15m

This grave was built about 700 years ago in the late Kamakura period, and was designated as National Cultural Property and a National Historic Site. At the time...

25 Bosatsu Statues

Western Area 15m

These statues are a part of Moto-Hakone Stone Buddhas which are located near Shojin-ko Lake.

Graves of Soga Brothers & Tora Gozen

Western Area 15m

These graves are the three five-story stone pagodas standing along the National Route 1 on the side of Ashino-yu, which is a little distant from Shojin-ko Lake.

Kinokuniya

Western Area 2h

Back in the day, the biggest difficulty for those travelling on the Tokaido road was Hakone. The place of healing for them was Hakone Ashinoyu hotspring. More than...

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