It is not really known as a major cherry blossoms destination though ,Hakone nonetheless has several nice cherry blossom spots!
One of the spots is Hakone-en. Located in a lakeside leisure park on the eastern shore of Ashinoko Lake.
Hakone-en has several touristy attractions such as an aquarium, petting zoo, water activities such as boating and sightseeing tours of the lake, and a variety of shops and restaurants.
The park is also the base station of the Komagatake Ropeway and can be reached by both Odakyu and Izuhakone buses.
Several different types of cherry trees are scattered around Hakone-en, some of which will be at full bloom early April. However, the main attraction is a giant, 90 year old Oshima cherry tree planted on the waterfront lawn.
Address: 144 Motohakone, Hakonemachi, Ashigarasimogun, Kanagawa
Tel: +(81) 460-83-1151