Crater formed about 3,000 years ago from a volcanic explosion famous for its bubbling pools and steam vents. Kuro-tamago (“black eggs”), which are boiled in the volcanic pools and sold to tourists, are said to increase life-expectancy by seven years.
Key checkpoint during the Edo Period on the Tokaido—the main route which connected Edo and Kyoto.
Hakone Pirate Pleasure Boat
Three “pirate boats” which ferry passengers between Togendai, Hakone-Machi, and Moto-Hakone
A shrine is notable for its large, red torii which stands on the shore of Lake Ashi. The shrine was originally on the summit of Mount Komagatake, but was moved to its current location in the late 17th century. The walk through the forest and up the stone steps is very enjoyable.
Gateway town to the Hakone region and the destination of the Romance Car from Shinjuku. A great place to pick up a souvenir or try the local delicacies.
Hakone Yuryo Onsen
Traditional onsen near Hakone Yumoto with a löyly sauna service and private open-air bath tubs.
The POLA Museum of Art
The POLA Museum of Art was established by Pola Orbis Group, a Japanese cosmetics company, and showcases the…
Hakone Open-Air Museum
An outdoor collection of over 100 works of art by famous sculptors from around the world which includes a Picasso Museum, viewing tower, and 20-meter foot-bath.