If you would like to view beautiful Mt.Fuji, we recommend to book our guide in Mt.Fuji area.
As you know, there are five lakes in Mt.Fuji area(it is called
“the Fuji Five Lakes”).
However, the places you can see beautiful
Mt.Fuji is Kawaguchiko area.
Kawaguchiko area is easily accessible from Tokyo(around 2 hours by using high-way bus), it is possible to return in a day.(Of course, it is better to stay at around Kawaguchiko lake.)
Also, popular visiting spots in Kawaguchiko area is below.
1)Kachi Kachi Yama Ropeway
On the lower eastern edge of Kawaguchiko lake, this ropeway runs to the Fuji Viewing Platform. The ropeway reaches the summit in three minutes and from this observation area (1,075 meters), there is a panoramic view of Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi.
2)Itchiku Kubota Art Museum
This museum exhibits the art of kimono by Itchiku Kubota. In an attractive Gaudi-influenced building, a small number of lavishly dyed kimonos from his life’s work of continuous landscapes are displayed. This Michelin-rated venue also holds a beautiful garden that you can explore.
3)Kitaguchi Hongu Sengen Shrine
The start point of the Yoshida Climbing Route to the summit of Mt.Fuji is located in the precinct of this shrine. This shrine is related to the Shinto animistic worship of volcanoes and circles the mountain for this reason. Feel its serene atmosphere, history and religious attributes.
4)Ide Sake Brewery
Using the spring waters from Mt.Fuji, this small-scale sake brewery has been producing excellent sake for over 150 years. It’s tours provide a fascinating insight into the production process and a souvenir glass.
Anyway, there is many highlights in Kawaguchiko area,if possible, we recommend to do the tour not half-day but full-day.
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