Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko, Fujikawaguchiko, Japan (B)

Sitting on the serene and beautiful Lake Kawaguchiko, Fujikawaguchiko is one of Japan’s largest resort towns in the Fuji Five Lakes region. It’s also the easiest to get to, making it the best of the lake towns to visit if you want to explore the natural wonders at the foothills of Mount Fuji.

Since it’s only two hours outside of Tokyo, Lake Kawaguchiko is a popular day trip for people who want to catch a view of the majestic Mount Fuji. Not only are day trippers potentially missing out on a lot of relaxing and invigorating activities in nature, they may also easily miss out on the main event. Miss Fuji is a coy bitch, and her snow-capped peak is often hidden behind dense layers of clouds. In fact, we stayed not one or two, but three nights at Fujikawaguchiko, and only had a clear view of Japan’s highest peak for about a total of about 8 hours split up in bursts over the duration of our visit.

With or without Mt. Fuji’s presence, our stay in Fujikawaguchiko ended up being one of my favorite parts of the trip. The sights are less crowded, the town was peaceful, and the people were even nicer and more welcoming than everyone in Tokyo and Kyoto if you can believe that. And as you’ll see below, there is plenty to do in Fujikawaguchiko to keep you busy for at least two or three days. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko
Guide Location: Japan » Fujikawaguchiko
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ana Montano
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mt. Fuji Panorama Ropeway
  • Yurari
  • Ooike Hotel
  • observation deck on Mt. Tenjo
  • Mt. Mitsutoge
  • Nagasaki Park
  • Oishi Park
  • Rokkakudo
  • Ide Sake Brewery
  • Fuji-Q Highland
  • Chureito Pagoda
  • Fuji Sengenya
  • Kawaguchiko Station
  • Shimoyoshida Station
  • Cafetino
  • Tanpopo
  • Ramen Kaneyuki
  • Shina Soba Ken
  • Shaw’s Sushi Bar & Dining