Lake Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi

4.5
#1 of 662 in Nature in Chubu
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 »
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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!
  • Must see scenic location. We decided to manually bike around to check it out. It was about 3 hours including many stops. If doing electric bike you can do it in 2 hours. Many outlook points and small little shops. If biking be careful of passing cars.
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