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Hakone is nestled in dramatic volcanic and mountain scenery, surrounded by serene lakes and national park land. You can explore the area through cable cars, aboard a pirate ship, or onboard a small train that clatters through the colorful forests full of wildflowers. The area is also rich in culture and history, with many traditional sculptures sitting side by side with modern buildings.

Things to see

The Great Boiling Valley is a brightly colored volcanic valley, the best view of which can be seen from the aerial cars that travel overhead. The hot springs are used to cook the local specialty of blackened, hard boiled eggs, which are said to help you live for longer. The Hakone Shrine is a classic Shinto shrine dating back to the year 757, and its location on the calming Lake Ashi makes it the perfect spot to house the beautiful, intricate cultural artifacts that are displayed in the museum. The Hakone Open Air Museum displays world-famous sculptures, ceramics, and even paintings in a calm park area surrounded by the lush green mountains. Odawara Castle sits proudly atop a hill, surrounded by trees full of blossom and a calm moat. Wander around the grounds and you can learn about the rich history of the area, and how the castle survived throughout centuries of political upheaval.

Hotels in Hakone

Those visiting the area will find plenty of luxury hotels in Hakone, many of which have traditional, stylish Japanese features. You’ll find excellent facilities such as spas, hot springs, restaurants, bars, concierge services, and room service. In your room you’ll find plenty of extra amenities which could include televisions with DVD players, complimentary newspapers, slippers, separate bathtubs and showers, complimentary toiletries, and turndown services. If you’re looking for budget accommodation, there are lots of traditional guest houses and pensions where you’ll enjoy extras such as laundry facilities, gardens, complimentary parking, and guestrooms with mountain views.

Where to stay

Lake Ashi is a serene and scenic area, with lush green mountains surrounding the calm waters. There are plenty of resorts in the area, as well as outdoor activities such as pleasure boats and hot springs. The Gora is famous for its landscaped park which has a fragrant rose garden and stylish fountains, and the area surrounding the park has breathtaking mountain views with many traditionally styled hotels. Odawara is a major business center, with many large corporations based in the area, as well as colorful streets full of shops and restaurants surrounded by the mountain scenery.

How to get to Hakone

Tokyo International Airport is about 90 minutes away from Hakone, with taxis and shuttle services available from the terminals. Most foreign citizens cannot drive in Japan without a special license, so it’s best to book a car service if you plan to travel around a lot. You can also pick up a bus from the airport with the journey taking 2 and a half hours. Some visitors also arrive via Narita International Airport which is just over 2 hours away from Hakone. You can also take the train to central Tokyo, taking a connection on the Odakyu Romancecar train to Hakone, with the journey also taking around 2 hours.