Victoria: The Queen of the West Sea

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Attractions and things to see in Hakone:

VICTORIA: The Queen of the West Sea
Victoria, the queen of the west sea is one of the four replica sea pirate ships or kaizokusen carrying tourists along lake Ashi, in Hakone Japan

  • Sea Pirate Ships (Kaizoku-sen):
    These are replica pirate ships cruising along lake Ashi, they provide some of the best sightseeing experience for tourists to Hakone, enabling them to enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains, valleys and beaches along the bank of lake Ashi while enjoying the comfort of these ships. They are four in number: "Royal""Frontier", "Victoria" and "Vasa". Get on the deck of one of these Sea Pirate ships and let the soft breeze from the lake blow away all your stress of city life. Various kinds of drinks, souvenirs etc can be purchased onboard.

the sea pirate ship, Royal at port Hakone on lake Ashi  the sea pirate ship, Frontier at port Hakone on lake Ashi  the sea pirate ship, Vasa at port Hakone on lake Ashi

Best Views:

  • Mount Fuji - Autumn/winter, early mornings and late evenings from the boats along the Ashi lake, from the mountains or from Moto Hakone.
  • Cherry blossom - April
  • Chinese silvergrass - Autumn
  • Another great view in Autumn is along the lake when all the leaves on the trees turn yellow and red.
  • Hakone is a mountainous resort, the driveway is complete with viewing spots all along the mountain range to the top, from where the beauty of the sprawling Ashi Lake can also be viewed. You can also view the mountains from the boats along the Lake Ashi.
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