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Hakone (箱根町 Hakone-machi) is a Japanese city in Kanagawa Prefecture on the island of Honshū.

History

Hiroshige le Lac d'Hakone
Hakone — ukiyo-e woodblock print by Hiroshige, circa 1830s

In the Edo period, Hakone-juku was 10th of the 53 shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto.

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