Mt.Fuji & Fuji View

Mt.Fuji-Tourist Attraction

Top Best Spots to Photograph Mount Fuji in the Lake Kawaguchiko Area

It's not a secret that Mt.Fuji is a unique, sacred mountain that will always have a special place in Japanese culture.  It is also Japan’s tallest mountain and one of the biggest tourist attractions of all time.
Mt.Fuji-Local Foods

Let’s drink Japanese craft beers in Yamanashi Prefecture

Do you like Japanese beer? Four major breweries, Asahi, Kirin, Sapporo and Suntory produce beer in large quantities not only for the domestic market but also global market. In the meantime, country's microbreweries are getting popular in domestic market. However, you probably won't have a chance to try their products unless you travel to Japan. If you plan to visit the Mt.Fuji area in Yamanashi and would like to try the local craft beers to know the difference, check out this article!
Mt.Fuji-Tourist Attraction

One-day hikes! 16 recommended hiking trips in Yamanashi Prefecture

Yamanashi has excellent access options from Tokyo and there are numerous mountains that are ideal for one-day hikes. After carefully considering the many hiking trips I have taken in the past, I will present here some recommendations for you. My recommendations cover the following two areas: “Eastern/the Fuji Five Lakes Area” and “Mid/Western Area”.
Mt.Fuji-Tourist Attraction

Mt. Fuji’s mystic forest – Aokigahara Sea of Trees

Aokigahara Sea of Trees is a beautiful lava forest on the foothills of Mt. Fuji but it has become known as "a haunted forest" overseas. Is it really haunted? We introduce you to the real Aokigahara with pictures and stories.
Mt.Fuji-Tourist Attraction

Gorgeous all year round, but especially in autumn – the still beauty of Shosenkyo Gorge

what if you wanted to really make a day out of experiencing the Yamanashi autumn? Shosenkyo might just be the answer. It is a gorge located north of Kofu city that is frequently considered one of the most scenic gorges in Japan.
Mt.Fuji-Tourist Attraction

Photogenic spots in the Mt. Fuji area as recommended by locals!

Here we will introduce some key locations near Lake Kawaguchiko where on a clear day you can capture a beautiful Mt.Fuji view. The photos in this article were taken using just a smartphone camera. 1.Kawaguchiko Bridge 2.Yagisaki Park 3.Fuji Oishi Hana Terrace 4.Fujisan Deck 5.Tenku no torii 6.Honcho Street 7.Kanadorii Gate for Mt.Fuji
Mt.Fuji-Tourist Attraction

Day-use onsen (hot springs) in the Fuji Five Lakes area

When visiting Japan, hot springs (onsens) are a must-do! Here are some onsen facilities which you can enjoy after the sightseeing around Fuji Five Lakes.
Mt.Fuji-Nearby Events

Things to know – Enjoying Mt. Fuji in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter

The Mt. Fuji area has numerous seasonal events that attract hundreds of people throughout the year.This article provides carefully selected specific seasonal events that we think you will enjoy. The author, a local to the area, hopes that this provides you with useful information for your trip.
Mt.Fuji-Local Culture

Wonders of Mt. Fuji -Spiritual places on the foothills

What does the Japanese term, "power-spots" mean? Are there any around Mt. Fuji? Learn about some spiritual places recommended by locals from historical shrines to a newly emerged photogenic spot.
Mt.Fuji-Foods & Drinks

Calling all café lovers – Kawaguchiko has you covered!

Kawaguchiko can be the ideal place to escape from the hustle and bustle of major cities. Many simply wish to unwind. With that in mind, here are some of the ideal places in the area to enjoy a nice cup of tea or coffee.
Mt.Fuji & Fuji View

Fancy a glass of sake made from Mt.Fuji water?

Have you ever joined a sake brewery tour? More than a few people have tried "sake" (Japanese rice wine) on their first t...
Mt.Fuji-Tourist Attraction

Best spots and things to do at Lake Yamanakako★

Since I moved to Fujikawaguchiko Town. I have often come to Lake Yamanakako area. Driving around the lake, relishing the beauty of Mt. Fuji, and chilling in the natural environment. Now that is my favorite way of spending an afternoon. Today I’m going to write about four of my favorite spots you can enjoy in all seasons.