News and Updates
- We are closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
- We are not feeding the Koi fish in winter.
- Find out about our book: Hakone Estate and Gardens, “Images of America” series.
- Exhibiton at CEC: Hakone Gardens and Executive Order 9066. Find out more info.
About Hakone Estate and Gardens
One of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s premier sites and 100 years old, Hakone is one of the old Japanese estate, retreat and gardens in the Western Hemisphere. Hakone has also been on the National Register of Historic Places since 2013. 18 acres of magnificent beauty is nestled in the verdant hills of Saratoga overlooking Silicon Valley.
Open Hakone's History to read more about us.
Updated on November 1, 2021
We are having the fall colors in the gardens.
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Your donation supports our operation and garden improvements. Visit Donate to Hakone for how you can help us, or make a quick donation online.
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