Lake Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi

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One of the five lakes near the base of Mount Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi offers a number of activities and attractions in addition to some of the finest views of Japan's iconic mountain. Visitors can stop by several museums around the lake's perimeter, including one dedicated to medieval music. Boat excursions, windsurfing, and other water sports are available on the lake itself, and nearby hot springs draw others to the water's edge. Stay at one of the several hotels around the lake, or take advantage of one of the available sightseeing buses. Plan your Lake Kawaguchi visit and explore what else you can see and do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi using our Fujikawaguchiko-machi route builder app .
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  • this is a lovely lake with the reflection of Mt Fuji is just incredible. Beautiful to just stroll around the lake as it does have a path around some of it  more »
  • It is a nice quiet and beautiful lake. Wish there are more things to do there, other than the swan boat and gondola.  more »
  • I like Mt. Fuji seen from around here and the atmosphere, and i go there many times. There are many good ryokans around Lake Kawaguchi, and there are fuji-q highland, ropeway and museums nearby. It is the best because you can see Mt. Fuji up close, not to mention on a clear day. When I went there this time, it was raining, and unfortunately I didn't see Mt. Fuji at all, but the rain was rainy and tasteful, and it was a pretty good view.
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  • Amazing place with beautiful scenery, we got a ticket at the station for the bus there are 3 different routes, we got the red one. The best stop for sure was the cable car you can go up and enjoy the view. There is also a boat at the same stop. Beyond there are many stops were you can enjoy the beautiful view!
  • It is one of my favorite places in Japan. The day I visited, the weather was so nice and I could enjoy the lake with clear sky, mountain Fuji. I did day trip from Tokyo, even if I should wake up early in the morning, but it was worth it! The lodges near this lake were quite pricey so I made a day trip.
  • Beautiful place, quiet, with best view of mount fugi. The incline is a great place to start and lots of shops at the bottom to get some keepsakes to take home. Be mindful of train times if you don’t plan to stay the night in a nice hot spring !
  • Go early in morning to see top of mount fuji with beautiful lakeside. The breeze is amazing. Bring your own food to stay in budget.
  • Beautiful lake located around thirty minutes drive from Mount Fuji station 5. Lovely surrounding with many places to eat and for boat tours
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