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Tokyo Sights

Hakone Sekisho

  • 1 Hakone-machi
  • Hakone
  • Historic District/Site

Updated 08/19/2013

Fodor's Review

This barrier, a checkpoint on the road with a guardhouse and lookout tower, was built in 1618 to inspect incoming and outgoing traffic until it was demolished during the Meiji Restoration of 1868. An exact replica was built as a tourist attraction in 1965 and is only a few minutes' walk from the pier, along the lakeshore in the direction of Moto-Hakone. Last entry is 30 minutes before closing time.

Sight Information


1 Hakone-machi, Hakone, Kanagawa-ken, 250-0521, Japan



Sight Details:

  • ¥300
  • Mar.–Nov., daily 9–5; Dec.–Feb., daily 9–4:30

Updated 08/19/2013


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