Hakone Foundation stands with the Japanese community during this period of deep mourning for the death of Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. We condemn any attempts to undermine democracy by violence. Our condolences to his family.
News and Updates
Toro Nagashi or Floating Candles is scheduled for Thursday August 4th and Friday August 5th. Click here for more info and tickets.
CEC Exhibition for the 2nd half of 2022: Tom Killion Wood Block Print Exhibit of California Landscape Scenes
Short film: Hakone Gardens and Executive Order 9066 written by Connie Young Yu and Ann Waltonsmith, directed by Curt Fukuda.
Find out about our book: Hakone Estate and Gardens, “Images of America” series.
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.
Support Hakone Estate and Gardens
Your donation supports our operation and garden improvements. Visit Donate to Hakone for how you can help us, or make a quick donation online.
Becoming a member is another way to help us. You receive discounts at the Hakone Gift Shop and some other benefits. See Become a Member for more information.