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Is Mt Fuji in Hakone?

Is Mt Fuji in Hakone?

Hakone (箱根) is part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, less than one hundred kilometers from Tokyo. Famous for hot springs, natural beauty and the view across Lake Ashinoko of nearby Mount Fuji, Hakone is one of the most popular destinations among Japanese and international tourists looking for a break from Tokyo.

Is Hakone in Tokyo?

Hakone is close to Tokyo and Mount Fuji and is a popular travel destination. Hakone can be enjoyed year-round with its stunning seasonal landscape and many events. Located between Tokyo and western Japan, you can take the Shinkansen to Odawara and go to Osaka and Kyoto via Hakone.

Which prefecture is Hakone in?

Kanagawa Prefecture
Situated in the southwest of Kanagawa Prefecture in the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park is the town of Hakone. It is famous both inside and outside of Japan as a resort area brimming with natural hot springs of the highest quality, and for its stunning views of Mt Fuji .

Do people live in Hakone?

Hakone (箱根町, Hakone-machi) is a town in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 April 2021, the town had an estimated population of 10,837 and a population density of 3000 persons per km². The town is a popular tourist destination due to its many hot springs and views of Mount Fuji.

Is it safe to visit Hakone now?

Staying Safe in Hakone Hakone is a very safe part of Japan! There is very little theft or violent crime in the municipality, and you have little to be concerned about, moving either at night or during the day. Even traveling alone is safe!

Is it worth staying overnight in Hakone?

Hakone is best experienced overnight because it gives you a chance to see more, but also lets you stay in one of the many people’s accommodation in the area. Hakone has refined the art of Japanese hospitality, omotenashi, over the centuries.

How many days should you spend in Hakone?

How long to stay in Hakone. I suggest staying at least 2 days and 2 nights in order to spend time relaxing in an onsen, seeing the historical sights, and visiting the Hakone Open Air Museum. If you have more time, you can do three days and add in some more strenuous hiking, more onsen bathing, or more museum touring.