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Aokigahara, a thousand-year-old Japanese forest
Aokigahara, aka, the Sea of Trees, is a forest on the northwestern foot of Mount Fuji. Locally, it is also known as Jukai or "Sea of Trees" because of its high density of trees but is also
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volcanic holes of Owakudani
THE OWAKUDANI VOLCANIC VALLEY IS ONE OF THE PLACES NOT TO BE MISSED IF YOU ARE VISITING HAKONE!
The best hikes in Hakone
Hakone is part of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park in Kanagawa Prefecture. Tokyo's favorite spa town has a lot to offer and is very popular for its various hiking trails.
Hiking the Historic Tokaido Trail: Hakone Kyu Kaido
The historic path of Tokaido was traveled for centuries by the Japanese.
Odawara, a coastal town on Sagami Bay in Kanagawa Prefecture, is often overlooked in favor of its neighbor Hakone.
Oshino Hakkai Village
Mount Fuji Climbing Routes
Before organizing your excursion to the top of the sacred mountain, be sure to have all the cards in hand to choose the route that meets your expectations.
Located in the heart of the Five Lakes Region and at the foot of Mount Fuji, Kawaguchi offers the most beautiful view, and has the significant advantage of being a less expensive destination than i
The Hakone Top Ten
Daniel, our Angel Travel in Hakone, reveals his top 10 things to do there.
What to do in Hakone in a day?
Cool in the summer, blazing in the fall when its maple trees turn red, relaxing all year round thanks to its hot springs, Hakone is one of the favorite destinations of Tokyoites.
Fuji Five Lakes
Fuji Five Lakes is a scenic highland area west of Tokyo at the base of Mt. Fuji including Kawaguchiko, Motosuko, Saiko, Shojiko and Yamanakako lakes.
Like Japanese castles? You want to expand your knowledge of the history of the country? Located halfway between Tokyo and Nagoya, Kakegawa castle await your visit. Ready, set, go!
Fujigoko : Fuji Five Lakes
Among the places with views of Mount Fuji, the Five Lakes (FujiGoko) holds a special place.
Mount Fuji, up to the 5th station
Though less popular than other routes, the path from Fuji-Yoshida has a few surprises for hikers, and makes for an unforgettable climb from the first to the fifth station.
Hakone Sekisho Shiryokan
Built in 1619, the checkpoint Sekisho Shiryokan, now restored, symbolized the important role of Hakone in traffic at the time, between trade and surveillance ...
Odawara Castle: read a guide to Odawara Castle in Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, an historic castle reconstructed in 1960.
Climbing Mount Fuji
Climbing Mount Fuji. Read an account of climbing Mount Fuji with details of what to bring, what to see and how to get to Mount Fuji from Tokyo.
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