Gora Park



Gora Park is a picturesque and serene garden located on the hillside just outside Gora.

This meticulously designed French-style park offers visitors a delightful blend of natural beauty and a peaceful atmosphere.

The park is located next to the Hakone Tozan Cable Car and can easily be visited during a trip along the Hakone Loop.

Gora Park

The park is known for its vibrant flower beds and one of the highlights is the stunning rose garden. Here, you’ll find a vast array of rose bushes, boasting a kaleidoscope of colors and fragrances.

The rose garden is typically in full bloom from late May to late June. Walking through the rose garden during this period is a feast for the senses, as you’re enveloped by the sight and scent of over 100 different rose species.

In addition to the rose garden, Gora Park also features 2 greenhouses. One houses tropical herbs such as vanilla and cinnamon. The other features a wide collection of bougainvillea including the oldest bougainvillea in Japan. The plant has been cultivated like a bonsai tree. It is estimated to be around 140 years old and has a trunk 30 cm wide.

The park is also a popular place to admire the colorful autumn foliage.

When you visit the park you can attend a tea ceremony in one of the traditional houses in the Japanese tea garden or take part in various craft activities such as glass blowing and pottery painting in the craft house.

The park features 2 restaurants that sell sandwiches, light meals, and a range of hot and cold drinks.

Throughout the year, Gora Park hosts various events and festivals.


Tickets can be bought on-site. Admission is included in the Hakone Freepass.

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Read our full guide on the Hakone Freepass.

The regular entrance fee is 550 JPY.

If you plan to travel along the full Hakone loop and plan to visit Gora Park you get the best deal if you buy the Hakone Freepass.

Getting There

Gora Park is located alongside the Hakone Tozan Cable Car.

The park has an east and west entrance. Since the park is located on a steep mountain slope, the west entrance is considerably higher than the east entrance.

To get to the west entrance you take the cable car to Koen-Kami station. The Koen-Shimo station is located at the east entrance.

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