Top Historical Places in Hakone

Are you looking to explore the history of Hakone through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Hakone including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Hakone. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Hakone ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Hakone, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Hakone for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Hakone with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Hakone Shrine

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site

    Along the shores of Lake Ashi, at the foot of Mount Hakone is the serene Hakone Shrine. Legend says that the Priest Mangan, who is responsible for establising this shrine, calmed down the nine-headed dragon god that lived in the bottom of Lake Ashi. . The Kuzuryu Shrine is a sub-shrine of the Hakone Shrine, dedicated to the nine-headed dragon god. The Japanese Shinto Shrine was known for good l...Read more
  2. The Museum Of The Little Prince

    Tags: Museum, Statue

    Dedicated to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's acclaimed book 'The Little Prince', this museum is a wonderful place to visit with family. Designed to look like a small village in France, this museum gives visitors an insight into the famous author's world. Spread over 10000 square meters, visitors are welcomed by an gate which is an exact replica of the great gate of Chateau of Saint-Maurice-de...Read more