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Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu

Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0522, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-83-7123
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A striking red gate along the water designates the entrance to this ancient shrine, perched atop Mt. Komagatake, and reachable by cable car or foot.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0522, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-83-7123
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don't miss this relatively small but picturesque and historic sintoist shrine. The bright red temple gates on the lake add greatly memorable visual to beautiful Ashi lake. The shrine is about 10 minute walk from final cruise stop and the walk is up the mountain,...More

Thank ldjs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Though we didn't view the Hakone Shrine up close, it makes its dramatic presence visible from many vantage points, most notably from Lake Ashi. However, you can see it as you descend the Ropeway and once you dock off the lake and walk around to...More

Thank BluePointer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hakone Shrine is one of my favourite Shrine in Japan. Beautifully located on the lake Ashi side. Climbed few steps to reach to the top of the temple. The Shrine area surround with tress and very peaceful. From the Lake Ashi area you will not...More

Thank AngelnetworkDubai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This shrine was quiet and chill despite many tourists visiting (both local and overseas). It's interesting to see many art students sketching and drawing the sceneries surrounding the shrine too. But I guess most people are here to take the amazing picturesque torii gate and...More

Thank Shawn L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not as big as the Tori gate on Miyajima Island but it's also located in the water. Seeing this Tori gate, you definitely knew that you were still in Japan and not on some lake in the United States.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

It is really a peaceful and beautiful place that you must absolutely see ! Around this main Tori, there are a lot of other temple and interesting things to see ! Really easy to access but at the same time you feel like you are...More

Thank Noreeny7
Reviewed 16 May 2017

this was the last spot we stopped at on a hakone day pass and the shrine, the scenery, location surpassed everything we had seen on the trip. it was a steep climb up the hill, but worth it to see the grand setting. it was...More

Thank 1mightymouse
Reviewed 7 May 2017

In search of Hakone Shrine got an amazing view of Mt. Fuji. Dress warmly Lake Ashi is a crater formed from volcanic activity in close proximity to Mt. Fiji, the weather was warm at the beginning of the trip the closer we got to the...More

Thank igitcha
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed walking through the enormous cedars and seeing lovely natural gardens as well as the shrine itself. Fill your water bottle from the dragon fountain while you are there.

Thank Catrina G
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I took photos of this Tori gate at many angles. A great site for the perfect Japandse photo if the weather co-operates. With fog and rain the gate in water took on a mystical effect.The Lake Ashi area is a wonderful area to explore and...More

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Hi, Where is the good starting point walk into the Shrine on the Lake? Roughly how long the walk? Thanks! Regards, Amelia
4 October 2015|
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Response from かんちゃん19 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to Hakone shrine , to take a train and a bus . The starting location is the Hakone Yumoto Station of Odakyu line .From Hakone Yumoto Station , about 40 minutes by bus. We arrived at Motohakone Station .Look at the... More
Cathy R
I would like to do a day trip from Tokyo to Hakone and was wondering what was the best way to do it?
25 July 2015|
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Response from Isha1203 | Reviewed this property |
hey :) if you going from Tokyo By Odakyu Railway Tokyo's Shinjuku Station and Hakone-Yumoto Station 85 minutes and costs 2080 yen. By slower express trains (kyuko), the journey takes about two hours, requires one... More