7 Sights in Hakone, Japan (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Hakone, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Hakone, Japan.

Activities in Hakone

1. Owakudani

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OwakudaniAjay Suresh from New York, NY, USA / CC BY 2.0

Ōwakudani is a volcanic valley with active sulphur vents and hot springs in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It was created around 3,000 years ago, as a result of the explosion of the Hakone volcano.

Wikipedia: Ōwakudani (EN)

2. Hakone Open-Air Museum

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The Hakone Open-Air Museum, opened in 1969, is Japan's first open-air museum. It is located in Hakone, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa Prefecture. Hosting over 1,000 pieces, it includes artworks by Pablo Picasso, Henry Moore, Taro Okamoto, Yasuo Mizui, Churyo Sato, Susumu Shingu, Constantin Brâncuși, Barbara Hepworth, Rokuzan Ogiwara, and Kōtarō Takamura, among others. About 120 sculptural works are on permanent display across the park. The museum is affiliated with the Fujisankei Communications Group media conglomerate.

Wikipedia: Hakone Open-Air Museum (EN), Website

3. Okada Museum of Art

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Okada Museum of Art

Okada Museum of Art opened in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, in 2013. A private museum of Asian art with the largest indoor exhibition space in Hakone, extending over five floors, the collection of some 450 pieces centres on early modern and modern Japanese painting while also including Chinese bronzes, lacquer, ceramics, and Buddhist sculpture.

Wikipedia: Okada Museum of Art (EN)

4. Hakone Komagatake Ropeway

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The Hakone Komagatake Ropeway , officially the Komagatake Ropeway Line , is a Japanese aerial lift line in Hakone, Kanagawa, operated by Izu Hakone Railway. The line, opened in 1963, climbs Mount Koma from the Lake Ashi lakeside.

Wikipedia: Hakone Komagatake Ropeway (EN), Website

5. Botanical Gardens of Wetlands

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The Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands is a botanical garden located within the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park at 817 Sengokuhara, Hakone, Kanagawa, Japan. It is open daily in the warmer months; an admission fee is charged.

Wikipedia: Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands (EN), Website

6. Narukawa Museum of Art

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The Narukawa Museum of Art is an art museum located in Motohakone, Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa Prefecture. It opened in 1988. It is a private museum and owns more than 4,000 works by Japan painters.

Wikipedia: 成川美術館 (JA), Website

7. Hakone Jinja shrine

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The Hakone Shrine is a Japanese Shinto shrine on the shores of Lake Ashi in the town of Hakone in the Ashigarashimo District of Kanagawa Prefecture. It is also known as the Hakone Gongen (箱根権現).

Wikipedia: Hakone Shrine (EN)


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