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Hakone Autumn Leaves 箱根の紅葉

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Experience the vibrant colors of fall in Hakone

One of the most popular tourist destinations for local and international tourists alike, Hakone is not only famous for its hot springs. Visited primarily by people seeking an escape from the bustling city, the area is blessed with natural beauty and stunning scenery. During fall, Hakone's foliage turns spectacular orange and red hues.

Quick Facts

The top places to catch the fall foliage in Hakone are Gora Park, Hakone Museum of Art, Lake Ashinoko, Choanji, and the Hakone Tozan Railway

Hakone is part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, and you can see Mt. Fuji from Hakone on a clear day

How to Get There

Located in western Kanagawa Prefecture, Hakone-Yumoto Station is the gateway to Hakone , and is easily accessible from Tokyo .

Take the Odakyu Line from Shinjuku Station to Hakone-Yumoto Station (about 90 minutes)

Take the Tokaido Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Odawara Station, and then take the Hakone Tozan Line from Odawara Station to Hakone-Yumoto Station (about 55 minutes)

Hakone Tozan Railway

Lake Ashinoko

Colorful foliage

While Hakone is beautiful throughout the year, it really shines in the fall. From October through November, the area becomes saturated with vibrant shades of yellow and red, giving already gorgeous views a dynamic pop of color. The sight of Fuji framed by red maple leaves has inspired thousands of postcards as an iconic image of Japan.

Gora Park

* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.

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