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Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0300, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The lake Kawaguchiko is one of the best places to see in Japan. There are several stunning landscapes here and Fujisan looks pretty cool from Kawaguchiko. There are several restaurants around the lake and it is possible to visit other lakes in the region by...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BurakPamukcu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We as a group of photographers went there to see and photograph this beautiful lake which has fantastic views of Mount Fuji. We stopped by at the Oishi Park that is next to it. The view is incredible on a clear day. There is walking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JamesKMTan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing views around the lake, you can walk along distances near the lake and pass towns if you are for a long walk, the towns are very traditional, the same as the food.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mumof3tck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit during Sakura season. We rented an E bike and also rode around the lake and also to Lake Biwa, for a round trip of around 30km. There is also a Fuji museum that has photo exhibits and a very quaint cafe.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RandomStopper
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Check the weather before you go. Winter is the best time to go, but there can still be cloud cover. In winter the mt. is covered in snow and really stands out. The shops and restaurants around the lake are fun to explore. They have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

A beautiful lake with magnificent view of Mount Fuji. Was here a bit late, Mount Fuji was covered by thick clouds. Hope to going back there again with good weather!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Yip Song C
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

Heart of Fuji! The lake is quaint and beautiful and clean. You can see the shy Mt. Fuji wake up in its glory for sunrise. Easily accessible and not very crowded.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank travelight18
Reviewed 9 February 2019

We visited this area mainly get views of Mt Fuji. However due to the cloud cover this was not possible. We did however spend a day around the lake arera using the shuttle, visited the viewpoint via the ropeway and went on the pleasure cruiser...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

This is my second time visiting Mount Fuji but this time from a far, we arrived at the area just in time and luckily we saw view of Mt. Fuji very clearly and from 2nd time still gives me chill seeing it even from afar....More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank wander-rover21
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

We visited Oishi Park, where we could see magnificent view of Mt.Fuji. Fuji Oishi Hanaterrace is nearby with many nice little shops of sweets and made-in-Yamanishi souvenirs as well as many comfortable cafes. You can enjoy the view of Mt.Fuji while sipping a cup of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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16 March 2019|
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Response from YTCHENG | Reviewed this property |
Pleasure boat tours, swan pedal boats and sport fishing boats for hire are common in Kawaguchiko. In a few resort hotels, windsurfing is also available for visitors.
21 November 2018|
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Response from Rowland45 | Reviewed this property |
In May the only time was morning,
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Response from MateoExplorador | Reviewed this property |
If you are traveling by train, go to Kawaguchiko Eki (Station), and from there, take the local bus directly to Lake Kawaguchico, which costs about 500 yen.