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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 surprisingly cold, keep in mind this place...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 souvenirs. Towards the back there...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 to explore.
My husband is really into nature. and so we enjoyed coming here. The garden is a very pleasant place to stroll. There are lots of pretty flowers including the blue poppy, and there are marshes, meadows, forests, ponds and streams. It has a nice walking...More
I would strongly recommend the Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands (also called Hakone Shisseikaen) to people who are in Hakone area and like/love plants. The gardens itself is not that big I think that 1.5h is enough to walk slowly through the whole place. The...More
I recommend to visit Hakone Shissei Kaen if you love flowers and plants. The garden provides brochures 3 times/months (ca. 20 JPY, only in Japanese) and it tells season's flowers and plants. The garden helds occationally exibitions about poppies, cherry blossoms, an insectivorous plants and...More
Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands (箱根湿生花園, Hakone Shisseikaen) is a botanical garden in the Fuji Hakone Izu National Park. Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park (富士箱根伊豆国立公園 Fuji-Hakone-Izu Kokuritsu Kōen) is a national park in Yamanashi, Shizuoka, and Kanagawa Prefectures and western Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. The garden was founded...More
Various plants and flowers especially from the local marshes, rivers and mountains are planted and well taken care of. Really nice walking through the forests and paths by seeing those. It took us about 1.5 hours to see everything.