Hakone Shisseikaen, Hakone-machi

Garden · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
Inspect a wealth of vibrant and colorful flowers at Hakone Shisseikaen. Set in the picturesque highlands of Fuji Hakone Izu National Park, the gardens exhibit over 1700 varieties of marsh and alpine species native to the country. Wander along boardwalk paths through an array of marshlands, and learn about the plants that thrive in these wetland areas, with signage in both English and Japanese. Look out for the bloom of the Nikko Kisuge (Daylily), a seasonal highlight during June, making it one of the busiest times of the year to visit the gardens. Work out when and for how long to visit Hakone Shisseikaen and other Hakone-machi attractions using our handy Hakone-machi online trip maker.
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  • We went to the Hakone Botanical Wetlands on the day we arrived in Hakone. We were staying at a ryokan in walking distance. It was the rainy season and that day the rain did not stop. It got...  more »
  • At the entrance you can buy your black eggs! Each one eaten gives you 7 more years to your life. We bought 5 together in a package. Inside you can peel and eat your eggs. They are selling tons of...  more »
  • The best part of the park was all the way in the back of the trails, where you get some great views of the plains leading up to the small mountains behind the garden. Great, contained area for kids.....  more »

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