The Tokugawa Shogunate established the Hakone Check Point in 1619 to prevent an insurrection of feudal lords,
and the facility continued to impose strict rules posing a burden on travelers for more than 250 years.
The current guardhouse was restored in 1965.
About 12 minutes from Ryuguden by car
About 15 minutes from Hakone-en Port by cruise
About 20 minutes from Ryuguden by Izu-Hakone bus
About 10 minutes from Ryuguden by free circulation bus, then walk 20 minutes from bus stop
* Please catch free circulation bus at Ryuguden Main Building.