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With about twenty million visitors yearly, Hakone is an easily accessible sightseeing destination from Tokyo and is popular among both Japanese and foreign tourists. The area can be enjoyed year round, with incredible views that change with the seasons, many hot spring resorts, leisure facilities and museums. In the first episode of our Hakone series, we will take you to the area around Lake Ashinoko, which is only a 50-minute bus ride away from Hakone-Yumoto Station.
■Hakone Travel Guide
■Lake Ashinoko Guide
http://www.hakone-ashinoko.net (Japanese only)
■Hakone Komagatake Ropeway
Hours of operation: 9am-4.30pm
Round-trip fare: ¥1,300, children ¥650
■Hakone Lake Ashinoko Sightseeing Boat