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See Japan’s iconic Mount Fuji

Take a trip to Mt. Fuji

How to get to Mt. Fuji

“If you will visit Mount Fuji, Kawaguchiko Station or Mt. Fuji Station (富士山駅) are major gateways for magical Mount Fuji, designated as a world cultural heritage site in 2013, and the magnificent Fuji Five Lakes area.”

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The view down from Station #5

"The views of both the countryside below and the mountain above are fantastic on a clear day, and a trip to the Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station would be a great compliment to any trip to Japan. Located about two hours by car from the Tokyo/Yokohama area, it's great for a quick one day journey."

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Explore the area around Mt. Fuji

2-day trip to Fujigoko (Five Lakes of Mt. Fuji) in winter

“What do you think about visiting Mt. Fuji in winter and enjoy snow and Japanese high quality Omotenashi? Most people climb or visit Mt. Fuji during either spring or summer time. Unless you really love mountain climbing, many of you might want to have something extra besides Mt. Fuji viewing.”

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Jukai trekking at Mt. Fuji

“There is a deep forest around Mt. Fuji, called Jukai. You will feel the power of nature walking through many trekking courses. The ground is a lava bed and the topsoil is only 10 centimeters, so roots of trees go horizontally. Therefore there are many fallen trees.”

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Visit places with the best views of Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji views from Lake Kawaguchiko

"Lake Kawaguchiko is at the north foot of Mt. Fuji and the distance is 15km from its summit... There are a lot of good locations to glance over Mount Fuji, especially along the north shore of Kawaguchiko. Nagasaki Park and Oishi Park are about 30-minute ride from Kawaguchiko Station"

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Are you a roller coaster fanatic? Don’t miss Fujikyu Highland

"Located in Fujiyoshida, right below Mt. Fuji, Fujikyu Highland is world-renown for its multiple award-winning rides. This brief description of each of the crazy rides at Fujikyu will surely get you on that bus leaving Shinjuku early in the morning to the land of mind-blowing rides."

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