Hakone

Hakone has been designated as a Geopark by UNESCO, with its hot springs, museums, close up view of Mt. Fuji, and great scenery all four seasons, Hakone is a popular destination for Tokyoites. Additional sights include the volcanically active geysers and Hakone Shrine on the shore of the large lake, as well as the Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands. In April the cherry blossoms "sakura", and the autumn "Susuki" are noted sights. *With its winding mountain roads, the mountain car drifting scenes in Fast and the Furious Tokyo Drift were shot here.