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Hakone

(hä'kō`nā), resort region, Kanagawa prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. Famous for its mountains, lakes, and hot springs, it is included in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, of which the central feature is Mt. FujiFuji, Mount
, Fujiyama
, or Fuji-san
, volcanic peak, 12,389 ft (3,776 m) high, central Honshu, Japan, in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park (472 sq mi/1,222 sq km; est. 1936).
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. The Hakone Shrine (built 757), a major shrine of central Japan, is one of the many religious monuments that dot the area. The Hakone region is volcanic, dominated by Mt. Hakone, a massive stratovolcano that has two overlapping calderas that resulted from major explosive prehistoric eruptions. Within the calderas are several lava domes, a stratovolcano (Mt. Kami), and Lake Ashi. The last eruption of Mt. Hakone was c. A.D. 1170.
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After a quick breakfast at a roadside row of coffee shops, we proceeded to First Step where the five year old gasped at his first sight of snow and rolled on it, had groufies at Third Step with the panoramic view as backdrop, and felt a new high at Fifth Station ('Some 2,780 feet above ground,' noted Bobby), then drove down to the swan lake at Yamanakako, had a quick lunch at a Hamasushi restaurant where a robot greeted us at the entrance and requested us to wait for an empty table, took more groufies at a mountain with windmills, rode in a galleon boat at Hakone Togendai before proceeding to Motohskuni and marveled at the temples and a 3,000-year-old tree.
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