Fun activities near Mt.Fuji

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Being the tallest mountain and the symbol of Japan, Mt. Fuji attracts numerous tourists around the world. From its beauty, it is now listed as a World Heritage Site. It is a lifetime experience to climb up this mountain, but there are also great attractions around the area, where you can enjoy while appreciating the outstanding view. Here we will introduce to you the top activities that can be enjoyed while glancing at the amazing view of Mt.Fuji. From Tokyo, these places could be reached by car from less than 2 hours’ drive, and there are also buses which will take you to these areas.

Fuji-Q Highland

Fujikyu Highland is the most famous Amusement Park of Japan located at the foot of Mt.Fuji. Many of its attractions gained the world record, from the main attraction of “Fujiyama” falling down from the height of 79 meters, and the super-fast coaster of “Do-DoDonpa” having the speed of 180 km per hour. Other than its spectacular roller coasters, it has the scariest haunted house of 900 meters long, and a must-visit attraction for all Evangelion fans – a special booth to experience the world of Evangelion.

Address: 5-6-1 Shinnishiwara, Fujiyoshida-shi, Yamanashi 403-0017

Fumotoppara Camp Site

Fomtoppara Camp Site is one of the most famous campsites in Japan. It is a free location campsite of the great plain where you can view Mt Fuji at any position. Set your tent and spend a night at this campsite to observe the beautiful sight of Mt.Fuji changing its face 24 hours, especially mystical at the time of the sunrise. Here you can spend your time separated from your busy days, enjoying barbecue and outdoor activities.

Address: Fujinomiya-shi Fumoto, Shizuoka 418-0109

Hottarakashi Onsen

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Hottarakashi Onsen is a famous outdoor hot spring. At all Japan’s Sento (public bath) there are paintings of Mt.Fuji, but here you can enjoy the view of the real Fuji while soaking and relaxing in the bath. As the Hot Spring is located at the top of a mountain, you will appreciate the breathtaking view of Mt.Fuji at sunrise, sunset, and nighttime with the sky full of stars. It is definitely the hot spring having the best view.

Address : 1669-18, Yatsubo Yamanashi-shi, Yamanashi 405-0036

Narusawa Hyoketsu

Narusawa Hyoketsu is a representative ice cave in Japan. The cave is kept cold at a temperature of 3 degrees all year round, allowing the ice to be preserved at all seasons. It is a ring-shaped pit cave which is 153 meters long, so don’t forget to bring warm outfits!

Address : 8533, Narusawa-mura, Minami-tsuru-gun, Yamanshi 401-0320

Kawaguchi Lake

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Kawaguchi Lake is one of the great five lakes of Fuji, having the easiest access amongst all the lakes. The main attraction is the ropeway where you can enjoy your trip to the sky for 3 minutes. It is a great location for colored leaves, and also rich with marine attractions. If the weather is sunny enough, try taking a photo of “Sakasa Fuji” (Upside down Fuji) which is the reflection of Mt Fuji appearing at the lake.

Address : 3641 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsurugun, Yamanashi 401-0301