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Viewing early summer Hakone through thewindow of Hakone Tozan Train 'Hydrangeatrain'.

Western Area 3h15m

Appreciate hydrangeas blooming alongside the rail between Hakone Yumoto Station to Gora Station. Since each station is situated at different altitudes, you can enjoy them for a relatively long period.

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Hydrangea Train

The hydrangeas of the Hakone Tozan Railway start its blooming season from mid June. The Hakone Tozan trains, during the season in which the hydrangeas are in bloom, are affectionately known by the nickname “hydrangea train”. The Hakone Tozan train, as the name says, goes up the mountains of Hakone, and the best viewing point for hydrangeas also gradually climbs up starting mid-July at each high...

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Hakone Gora Park

Hakone Gora Park was opened at 1914 and you can see seasonal flowers such as cherry blossoms, azaleas, hydrangeas, autumn leaves and roses. It offers various activities and facilities including tea ceremony experience, pottery, glass blowing and botanical garden. This park is an excellent choice for enjoying the Hakone trip.

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Hakone Museum Of Art

Hakone museum of art is the oldest museum in Hakone. The museum opened in Hakone-cho Gora in 1952. The museum displays Asian and Japanese ceramics that have been collected by the founder of the museum Mokichi Okada before his death. The exhibition mainly consists of “Japanese Yakimono (ceramics)”. Collections are: Mino wares such as Shino, Oribe, and Kiseto from Momoyama to Edo era, pots and ja...

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