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Address: Hakone, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0521, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Description: Created 3,000 years ago by a volcanic eruption, this lake is cruised by...
Created 3,000 years ago by a volcanic eruption, this lake is cruised by boats year round and, from its southern edge, offers the view of Mt. Fuji often seen in tourist brochures.
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if you take Hakone pass, you can go by Togendai here..after Owakudani, but you must always look at your watch..and must see the boat's schedule..I think 5pm is the last boat. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

if you take Hakone pass, you can go by Togendai here..after Owakudani, but you must always look at your watch..and must see the boat's schedule..I think 5pm is the last boat. I went here twice, summer and winter. I prefer go here in winter, cause you can feel lake wind here...very cool ...,and you can go outside, and go upstairs... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The Lake itself is much bigger than I had anticipated (approx. 90k's in circumference) so the idea of walking even a small sector needs to be well planned in advance. Once finished on the Train & Cable Car sectors you arrive at Lake Ashi and really have only three options; (1) return the way you came (2) take a very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We rode a boat to see the scenery of the lake. There is no many thing around and I considred the lake is still virgin no buildings around. If you love a quiet place this is a good spot for you. But If you have ever visited lakes of Swizerland you would find this is a simple lake but always... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I would recommend the pirate ships as a good form of transport but not necessarily recommend it as an attraction. The towns are targeted towards loud Chinese tourists and have gift shops everywhere. The lake itself is beautiful and I would recommend walking around in the parks/gardens that surround it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was part of a tour package we took that included Mt. Fuji. This Lake Ashi cruise was done after lunch. The boat was a good size, the lake view was so peaceful and calm. It was February, so it was cold & chilly, but we stayed on top of the boat to take a lot of scenic pictures. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Enjoy walking strolls anywhere... Boating is awesome...hakone is like heaven..starting from the special train leading to hakone you enter in a different mood... The lake is scenic .. Enjoy ice cream melon authentic Japanese food...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The scenery is first class. The facilities are first rate. The staff are great. The noisy tour groups... Far from desirable. But I still enjoyed the cruise. It's really beautiful. And nice way to enjoy the sights of the lake. Make stops at the different points of the lake and wonder around. Quite interesting small towns. With the HAKONE Free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

It has to be one of the most beautiful places I've seen in my life. I vow to return. We stayed in The Prince Hotel and began our walk there. Although the walk around the lake is a clean 26kms, we were only able to walk 4kms away from the hotel and walk back. I really want to return one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Mainlining "pirate ships' for the tourists is the best possible idea of the organizers.The lake is clean with the background of green hill tops. Had they arranged for fishing for the travelers ,they will be pleased to stay for more time and restaurants area inadequate for the convenience of the public. I do not know weather cycling is permitted and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We took a long stroll along Hakone National Park which gave us a scenic view of Lake Ashi and some peeks of Mt Fuji.

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