What to Expect
Hak1is 1of the most famous sightseeing spots and hot spring resorts in Japan.
I will show you around the Hak1area. With " Hak1Freepass " I can take you to the all famous sightseeing places, such as Lake Ashi, Hak1Jinja Shrine, Hak1Checkpoint, Great Boiling Valley, Hak1Open Air Museum and Hak1Venetian Glass Museum.
If it is fine and you are lucky, you can see Mt Fuji over the Lake Ashi. Hak1is 1of the most famous Mt Fuji viewing spots in Japan.
Lake Ashi is the symbol of Hakone. Along this lake there are many hot springs, historical sites, museums, Japanese gardens and Japanese-style inn called Ryokan.
Hak1Jinja Shrine was founded in 757. This shrine is where the Tokugawa and other famous samurai families worshipped. You can see the red torii gate of this shrine on the shore of Lake Ashi.
Hok1Checkpoint is an important site for the history of transport and communication during the Edo period ( **********). The Tokugawa Shogunate settled 53Checkpoints along the Tokaido Road. Hak1Checkpoint is considered to have been the biggest and most important of them all.
Great Boiling Valley is a volcanic valley with active sulphur vents and hot springs in Hakone. Here you can try some famous " Black Egg " - a local specialty of eggs hard-boiled in the hot springs. It is said that eating 1of these will add 7years to your life.
Hak1Open Air Museum is Japan's first open-air museum, opened in 1969in Hakone. It has collections of artworks made by Picasso, Henry Moore and many others. It features over a thousand sculptures and works of art. Also here you can enjoy " hot spring foot-bath " and relax.
Hak1Venetian Glass Museum features displays of about 100pieces of Venetian glassware of the Middle Ages. Its museum shop is 1of the top Japanese specialty shops in glass, that offers Venetian glass as well as glass collections worldwide.
Hak1Freepass - including
round-trip travel on the Odakyu Line,
Hak1Tozan Train, Hak1Tozan Cable Car, Hak1Ropeway, Hak1Tozan Bus, Hak1Sightseeing Cruise and so on.
The Pass from Shinjuku station will be
5,140yen for adults and 1,500yen for children ( under 12years old ) valid for 2days.
5,640yen for adults and 1,750yen for children ( under 12years old ) valid for 3days.
The Pass from Odawara station will be
4,000yen for adults and 1,000yen for children ( under 12years old ) valid for 2days.
4,500yen for adults and 1,250yen for children ( under 12years old ) valid for 3days.
Hak1Freepass - not including
Romancecar limited express surcharge. If you use Romancecar, please buy a limited express ticket.
Entrance Fee of Hak1Checkpoint will be 500yen for adults and 250yen for children ( under 12years old ).
Entrance Fee of Hak1Open Air Museum will be 1,600yen for adults, 1,200yen for college and/or high school students, 800yen for junior high school and/or elementary school children and free for pre-school children.
Entrance Fee of Hak1Venetian Glass Museum will be 1,500yen for adults, 1,100yen for college and/or high school students, 600yen for junior high school and/or elementary school children and free for pre-school children.