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Cherry Blossoms in Hakone

When it comes to spring in Hakone, there are great places to view cherry blossoms, so see below for informatio […]

The Komagatake Ropeway

Hakone is an area of natural beauty, history and scenic vistas. There are mountains, lakes, and views to be en […]

Old Tokaido Road

Running through the heart of Hakone is the Old Tokaido Road. The road was one of the most important in all of […]

Onshi Hakone Koen Park

The shores of Lake Ashi in Hakone have been a popular spot for people to enjoy the beautiful views, surroundin […]

Lake Ashi and Cruising

Lake Ashi lies at the heart of the Hakone area. Many of Hakone’s best cultural, historical, and activiti […]

Hakone Summer Matsuri Festivals

Japan is a country full of natural, cultural, and historical wonders. Many people enjoy the culinary delights […]

Amazake Chaya in Hakone

On the famed Tokaido road in Hakone lies the Amazake Chaya, catering to travellers for centuries. The Tokaido […]

Best Museums Around Hakone

The Hakone area is home to one of the most interesting and eclectic grouping of museums in the world. All muse […]

Cherry Blossoms at Odawara Castle

Sakura Cherry Blossoms is the one thing all Japanese people are waiting for after the winter. Now we are havin […]

History of Hakone Shinto Shrine

One of the classic images of Japan is the red shrine gates seemingly floating on the water with Mt. Fuji in th […]

When you need medical care in Japan

Japan National Tourism Organization has launched a website with which you can search medical agencies that are […]

Beautiful Specular Reflection

Very beautiful specular reflection of Mt.Fuji and Mt.Komagatake at Lake-Ashi. This photo was taken by a friend […]

A Winter Morning

A cold but beautiful morning near Lake-Ashi. [arve url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6x4lUlGh-4&#824 […]

Beautiful Sunset from Mt.Daikan

This is one of my favorite places in Hakone. Very nice place for both Sunrise and Sunset. [arve url=”htt […]

Need Cash While Traveling?

When you need cash in Japanese yen, you don’t have to look for a exchange counter. You can withdraw cash […]

Hakone Shrine

Hakone Shrine was originally built in 757 and it’s been the center of my hometown and the heart of the l […]