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  • Hakone Lake Ashi pleasure cruises
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Motohakone 45-3
    Board a pleasure cruise traveling Lake Ashi in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. There’s a scheduled route which connects the four harbors of Hakone Sekisho-ato Port, Motohakone Port, Hakone-en Port, and Kojiri Port, as well as a round trip routes which leave from and return to each of the four. The round trip routes take anywhere from 30 to 70 minutes depending on the harbor. A 70 minute tour route circling Lake Ashi departs only from Kojiri Port. Cruise-goers can enjoy traveling across the lake’s waters while gazing at the mountains of Hakone and Mt. Fuji. Together with a trip on the Hakone Pirate Ship, which also sets sail on Lake Ashi, taking one of these pleasure cruises is a staple of any visit to Hakone.
  • Hakone Ropeway
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Goura 1300 Hayasunzan Station
    This is an aerial lift which connects all the stations from Sounzan to Owakudani, Ubako and Togendai and takes about 25 minutes. The stations of Sounzan and Togendai are located at an elevation of over 700 meters above sea level. Owakudani Station also reaches an altitude of 1,044 meters above sea level, so you can enjoy a walk in the sky to see the beautiful Mt. Fuji, the Owakudani sulfur fields and the large panoramic picturesque scenery looking out over of Lake Ashi. If it is a clear day, Tokyo Skytree may also be visible.
  • Hakone Komagatake Ropeway
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Motohakone 139
    Hakone Komagatake Ropeway is a 1,783-meter-long funitel ropeway which starts at Hakone-en by the banks of Lake Ashinoko and terminates at the summit of Mt. Komagatake; a one-way journey takes seven minutes. After boarding at Hakone-en Station in Hakone-en, passengers can view the Hakone area spread out below them like a “miniature garden” with Lake Ashinoko at its center. To the northwest magnificent Mt. Fuji can be seen, while further off there is a spectacular panoramic view of the coastline from Suruga Bay to the “Izu Seven” islands forming part of the Izu Islands, the Shonan Coast, and as far as the Boso Peninsula. Return tickets cost 1,080 yen for adults, 540 yen for children.
  • Hakone Pirate Ship
    691 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Hakone 161
    A sightseeing ship operating on Lake Ashi in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture which also provides transportation between the three harbors of Hakone-machi Port, Motohakone Port, and Togendai Port. Modeled after a European sailing vessel from the 17th to the 18th centuries, the cruise’s ships are filled with lighthearted touches like figures of the ship’s pirate “crew” scattered about the deck. Riders can enjoy a leisurely sightseeing cruise on the lake while taking in views of Mt. Fuji, the mountains of Hakone, and the natural beauty of the lakeshore. Pets carried in a cage or bag can also be brought onboard.

    Suggest start your day early so avoid the crowd. Travel in between from rope rail stn to makamoto, follow the sightseeing path as suggested by local travel guide. Best viewing with normal ticket...

  • Hakone Gora Park Hakone Craft House
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Goura 1300 within Gora Park
    Located at a tourist facility inside Gora Park in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture, this place hosts many workshops that convey the joy of craftsmanship. There are a variety of classes that guests can experience inside including glass-blowing, pottery, sandblasting, and dry flowers. Guests can participate without needing a reservation and since the time needed ranges from 15 minutes to 90 minutes, it is easy to stop by and visit during a drive or while sightseeing. There is also a gallery that sells works made by young artists and craft miscellaneous goods.
  • To Villa
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Goura 1300 within Hakone Gora Park
    This is a ceramic arts workshop located within Gora Park, Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. It has a luxurious atmosphere reminiscent of a holiday villa, and one can enjoy private ceramic art experiences. One can pick the tools, clay and glaze they like discussing their choices with the ceramic art teachers. One can try making cups, bowls and plates, either with the electric potter’s wheel or by hand. The experience lasts 90 minutes, and it is possible to produce several items if time allows.
  • Hakone-Yumoto Jinriki-sha Umikazeya
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto Hydrangea bridge
    This is a 20 to 60-minute rickshaw tour around Hakone-Yumoto’s historic hot spring district, pulled around by a muscular driver. The driver takes passengers to the famous local spots including Tamadare Falls and Yuba, with its small roads and old-fashioned atmosphere along the Hayakawa River. In addition to the regular places, they also visit the best of Yumoto’s hidden gems and seasonal spots. Tours depart from Ajisai-bashi Bridge, around a two-minute walk from Hakone-Yumoto Station. Guests can take a commemorative photo with rickshaw for free.
  • Hakone Pulled Rickshaw
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Motohakone 42
    Born in Motohakone with local knowledge of the Hakone area, the rickshaw puller, Isoroku Takanashi operates his one-man pulled rickshaw service in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. Accepting advanced bookings, he offers trips around all the well known sights from Hakone Town to Motohakone with pick-up and drop-off possible at locations of your choosing. There are various trips you can choose from lasting from 10 minutes on the ‘otameshi course’ and up to 60 minutes on the ‘odaimyo course’. Sit back while Mr. Takanashi recounts stories and the history of Hakone during the trip. Note: Canceled in case of rain
  • Hakone Tozan Cable Car
    18 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa prefecture Ashigarashimo-gun Hakone cho
    Located in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture and running between Gora Station and Sounzan Station is Hakone Tozan Cable Car, the oldest cable car in the Kanto region. Departing every 15 minutes, the cable cars take approximately 10 minutes to cover the 214 meter height passing six stations. You can find lots of sights such as Hakone Gora Park and hot spring resorts along the cable car route. Information about the sights is also broadcast in the cable cars. Looking out through the large windows the Gora cityscape gets better and better as the car climbs up the hill from where you can enjoy in full the four seasons of Hakone. The last stop at Sounzan Station is where you can change for the Hakone Ropeway.

    This funicular is part of the Hakone loop, otherwise there would be no reason to use it as there aren’t any views and it’s busy. There are stamps in both the end stations if you are collecting them.

  • Hakone Tozan Train
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Goura - Hakone-machi, Hakone-machi - Odawara
    Hakone Tozan Train is a mountain railway which starts from Odawara Station at an altitude of 14 meters and runs to Gora Station at an altitude of 541 meters via Hakone-Yumoto Station. It’s the perfect way to take in the Hakone sights with hot spring resorts and museums dotted about along the railway. There are many sharp turns and steep slopes, and the train is well-known for its switchbacks which happen at Deyama Signal Station, Ohiradai Station and Upper Ohiradai Signal Station. The driver and the conductor each walk to the other end of the train and the train switches into reverse to continue its journey. The hydrangeas along the railway line are in full bloom each year around the middle of June and it’s during this period that the train is nicknamed the Hydrangea Train.
  • Ashinoko Kojiri Boat Association
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Motohakone 162
    Ashinoko Kojiri Boat Association is a boat rental facility in Moto-hakone in the town of Hakone, near the Moto-hakone offices of Lake Ashinoko Lake Cruises. After customers board their rented boats from the pier, they can enjoy Lake Ashinoko at their leisure. Options include swan boats, rowboats, fishing boats, and a cruise around the lake in a motorboat.
  • Manazuru Peninsula Tour Boat
    Travel / Tourism
    1974-42 Manazuru-cho, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
    This sightseeing boat plies the waters around Manazaru Peninsula. You can reach it by taking a bus from JR Manazuru Station, getting off at the Uoichibamae stop and walking one minute. Starting from the Uozayoko landing at Manazuru Port making a U-turn at Mitsuishioki and returning to the Manazuru Port, the round trip takes about 30 minutes. The boat can accommodate 82 people and the panoramic windows help provide an exhilarating experience. The Mitsuishi Rocks at the tip of the peninsula where the Mitsuishi Coast juts into Sagami Bay create some fantastic scenery. Take a commemorative photo with them in the background to make your trip to the Manazaru Peninsula even more special.
  • Kinoko-en Oyama no Taisho Mushroom Picking
    8 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Odawarashi Nebukawa 657
    A farmer restaurant in Nebukawa, Odawara City. They serve char-grilled dishes including shiitake mushrooms, meals made with homemade konjac jelly, juices made from fruits from their fields, and homemade desserts. Come enjoy the beauty of the seasonal flowers blooming on the grounds, hunting for shiitake mushrooms and picking seasonal fruits, or making your own konjac jelly.

    ハウスの中に入ると椎茸の原木があり、肉厚な椎茸がたくさん栽培されていました。 椎茸狩は一瞬で終わりますが、家に帰って焼いて食べたら美味しかったです。

  • Manazuru Misaki
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Manazurumachi Manazuru
  • Matsumoto Farm
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Manazurumachi Iwa 898
  • Ashinoko Pleasure Boat Checking Station Ato Minato
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Hakonemachi Hakone 10
  • Ashinoko Pleasure Boat Hakoneen Minato
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Hakonemachi Motohakone 139
  • Gora Sta.(Railway Line)
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimo County Hakone Town Gora1300-329
  • Komagatakesancho Sta.(Hakonekomagatake Ropeway)
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimo County Hakone Town Motohakone
  • Sounzan Sta.(Railway Line)
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimo County Hakone Town Gora1300-328

Kanagawa Main Areas


Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo's most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.

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