Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba, Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Under the arresting gaze of Mt. Fuji sits the traditional village of Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba. Once the site of some of the finest thatched buildings in the country, it was unfortunately destroyed by landslide during a 1966 typhoon. Now, 20 reconstructed buildings make up an open-air museum, giving you a chance to explore and experience the village as it once stood. Stop for a moment in the museum on erosion and sediment control, where you'll learn about the disaster of the 60s and the measures taken to prevent such a fate recurring. Afterwards, explore shops and restaurants showing off traditional artisan goods and cuisines. Look out for opportunities to try your hand at some of the craft workshops, and consider a photoshoot in traditional dress, available to rent here. Put Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba into our Fujikawaguchiko-machi online visit planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Fujikawaguchiko-machi.
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  • October 4, 2017
    It is a facility that reproduce the living Buri and scenery of West Lake in the 1960s. And reproduce the beautiful called helmet development unfortunately lost most sediment-related disaster of 1966 in a thatched House, you can experience traditional crafts such as cuisine and shops making facility, you can relive the culture of Japan 50 years ago. Including the Warrior's armor and women kimono dressing. What's more amazing views of Mt. Fuji and aokigahara!
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  • October 3, 2017
    This replica village made old Japan come to life, with its lovely thatched roofed buildings and views of Mt Fuji, it really was a great place to wander around. Many of the buildings contained arts and...  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    This reconstructed village gives you a good feel for traditional architecture and provides a lovely foreground for photos of Mount Fuji. The noodle shops in the car park are a good place to eat; tasty...  more »

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The lakeside resort town of Fujikawaguchiko-machi offers a great variety accommodations, reflective of the diverse reasons people have for visiting the town. Some simple guesthouses and hostels dot the more modest streets of the main urban areas, while more upmarket, resort-style hotels with "onsen" (traditional Japanese spas) are located close to the lake, or sit in privileged positions just out of town. Campsites and inns in the surrounding rural areas provide particularly good options for those just wanting to get up Mount Fuji.
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