Utagawa Hiroshige’s “Hakone, the view of Ashinoko Lake” landscape ukiyo-e print

“Hakone, the view of Ashinoko Lake” from Fifty-Three Stages on the Tokaido   It is a masterpiece Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)‘s artworks painted by a combination of various colors and unusual shapes of Mt Hakone. The ancient Japanese people called Hakone Pass as “The most precipitous in the country, the abyssal ravine”.   Hiroshige drew the overflowing Read more about Utagawa Hiroshige’s “Hakone, the view of Ashinoko Lake” landscape ukiyo-e print[…]

Best 10 luxury ryokan in Hakone. The traditional hotels with hot spring!

Relaxing at the comfortable accommodations with onsen around Mt. Hakone Since it only takes an hour and a half, Hakone is well‐known as a resort for a day trip, where they can enjoy the nature including Mt. Fuji and Ashinoko Lake, museums, and foods. The Edo ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Hiroshige drew the landscape of the picture of Mt. Read more about Best 10 luxury ryokan in Hakone. The traditional hotels with hot spring![…]

Japanese woodblock art, ‘The lake of Hakone in Sagami Province’ by Katsushika Hokusai

28.The lake of Hakone in Sagami Province     One of the ukiyo-e art series “Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji” by Katsushika Hokusai. Sagami Proveince was the name in the ancient times and it located today’s Kanagawa Prefecture.   The lake of Hakone, Ashinoko Lake has no ripple on the surface. The thick forest and the trailing Read more about Japanese woodblock art, ‘The lake of Hakone in Sagami Province’ by Katsushika Hokusai[…]