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

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-Travel Tips

Something you need to know before climbing Mt. Fuji

Something you need to know before climbing Mt. Fuji When you think of Japan, what comes to mind? Samurai, geisha or sush...