In the Old Days, Samurai Visited this Shrine, Winning Fame as the God of Victory
On the shores of Lake Ashinoko stands Hakone Shrine. From ancient times, it has been revered as a guardian shrine for the Kanto region.
This shrine offers many divergent blessings, such as luck in victory and money.
There are 5 Torii gates, and it is good to pass through them in order, one by one.
Besides these gates, another Torii stands in the waters of Lake Ashinoko. Called Heiwa no Torii, or the “Gate of Peace”, it is a popular spot to take photographs.
This shrine is revered for the god of war.
It is recommended that you take a commemorative photo at the Heiwa no Torii, the Torii gate standing in the waters of Lake Ashinoko.
Within the shrine grounds there is also Kuzuryu Shrine, said to house the god of matchmaking.
- Postal Code
- 80-1 Moto-hakone, Ashigara-shimo-gun Hakone-machi, Kanagawa
*Shrine Treasure House: Adults 500 yen, Children 300 yen
- No holidays
Open all day
*Shrine Treasure House: From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
(1)From Odawara Station on the JR Tokaido Line, take the Izu-Hakone Bus for about 60 minutes. Get off at Moto-Hakone Bus stop and walk for about 10 minutes.
(2)From Yumoto station on the Odakyu Line, take the Izu-Hakone Bus for about 40 minutes. Get off at Moto-Hakone bus stop and walk for about 10 minutes.
- Official Website
- Official Website (Japanese)