Hakone Glass no Mori (箱根ガラスの森) is an Italian styled buildings which houses a museum and shops. Run by the same group running Kawaguchiko Music Forest (河口湖オルゴールの森), Ukai Group, it is a Venetian glass museum located in the Hakone area. The large strolling garden is surrounded by a canal while there are many large glass sculptures surrounding with a cafe with open terrace where live canzoni (Italian Ballads) performance are held.
Entrance of Hakone Glass no Mori (箱根ガラスの森)
Beautiful Grounds of Hakone Glass no Mori (箱根ガラスの森)
The Glass no Mori’s Venetian Glass Museum of Hakone Glass no Mori (箱根ガラスの森) houses over 100 pieces of Venetian glassware collections. There are many displays of both modern and classical works which includes vases, goblets and sculptures.
For lovers of arts and Glass, Hakone Glass no Mori (箱根ガラスの森) is definitely a place worth visit when one is in the area of Fuji Five Lakes region @ Hakone.
How to get there :
At Hakone-Yumoto Station, take a Hakone Tozan bus bound for Togendai and get off at Hyoseki / Hakone Glass no Mori-mae bus stop (covered in Hakone Free Pass)
Details of Hakone Glass no Mori (箱根ガラスの森)
- Opening Hours : 0900 to 1730 hrs (last entry @ 1700 hrs)
- Closing Day : No closing days
- Entrance Fees : 1500 yen (discount of 100 yen with Hakone Free Pass)