Hakone is an onsen spa resort close to Japan's highest mountain, Mt. Fuji. Hakone is located about one hour by
train from Tokyo.
You can really enjoy Japanese beauty and sightseeing at Hakone, where there are more than one hundred
Japanese-style inns and hotels, abundant hot springs, beautiful nature and museums, exciting vehicles,
and other attractions. Hakone Onsen is a must-visit place when you visit Japan.
Only about one hour from Tokyo, Hakone is a recommendable onsen spa resort for tourists who visit Tokyo.
Hakone is a popular nature resort featuring a lake, hot springs and other natural attractions. Historical buildings such as shrines and old barrier station have been left in natural surroundings.
Hakone is a typical Japanese resort where you can enjoy different landscapes depending on the season. A lot of Japanese visit Hakone to appreciate spring flowers like cherry blossoms or azaleas and colorful autumn leaves.
There are a lot of museums at Hakone. Enjoy different genres of art like paintings hung on wall and sculptures in garden.
Hakone offers many types of transportation including trains, buses, taxis, tour boats and ropeway. Enjoy natural scenery while moving to the next destination. There is even a rickshaw service, which is very rare in Japan.
There is an outlet mall nearby, where you can buy gifts to carry home. Check out original Hakone goods and a traditional art craft "mosaic" as well.