Lake Ashinoko, Hakone-machi

#1 of 482 in Nature in Kanto
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Filling an ancient volcanic crater, Lake Ashinoko lures visitors with a selection of historic sites, geothermal vents, and striking views of Mt. Fuji. Pay a visit to this 3,000-year old lake to explore densely forested hillsides dotted with villages and the occasional waterfront spa. Go for a hike on the trails of the surrounding national park or tread the path of the shoguns on the 400-year old road winding its way through thick vegetation. Alternatively, try to catch a view of snow-capped Mt. Fuji by going on a sightseeing boat tour. Before you head to Hakone-machi, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hakone-machi sightseeing planner, to make sure you see all that Hakone-machi has to offer, including Lake Ashinoko.
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  • Hakone is not necessarily an action-filled place, but rather a location people go to rest and find some inner peace close to bustling Tokyo. One way to enjoy nature and even catch a glimpse of...  more »
  • A beautiful lake in surrounding scenery! The sun shone, we had great views along with some of the local produce in a lakeside cafe.  more »
  • Great scenery, cool weather
  • Nice, enjoy the tranquility
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