Top things to do in Chōkoku-no-Mori & Gōra

Top Choice Museum in Chōkoku-no-Mori & Gōra

Hakone Open-Air Museum

Occupying a verdant swathe of Hakone hillside is this unmissable art safari, leading visitors past a rich array of 19th- and 20th-century sculptures and installations by leading Japanese artists as well as the likes…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Chōkoku-no-Mori & Gōra

Gora Brewery & Grill

Sup on a Gora IPA or a Black Belt stout, among other ales from this stylish brewery venue, run by the folk behind Itoh Dining by Nobu. Grill treats include house-made sausages, Peruvian style lamb and Nobu's signatu…
Japanese in Chōkoku-no-Mori & Gōra

Itoh Dining by Nobu

Savour premium Japanese beef, cooked teppanyaki-style in front of you by the chef, at this elegant restaurant, an outpost of the celeb chef Nobu's dining empire. It's just uphill from Koenshimo station on the funicu…
Museum in Chōkoku-no-Mori & Gōra

Hakone Museum of Art

Sharing grounds with a lovely velvety moss garden and teahouse (¥700 matcha green tea and sweet), this museum has a collection of Japanese pottery dating from as far back as the Jōmon period (some 5000 years ago). T…
Sushi in Chōkoku-no-Mori & Gōra

Kappeizushi

A few doors downhill from the Hakone Open-Air Museum, this friendly sushi place also does tasty chirashi-zushi (rice topped with assorted sashimi), and takeout boxes for picnics. Look for the yellow building with sm…