Experience the national parks near Mt. Fuji

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The best places on Mt. Fuji to view the landscape

Fujimi Kotoku Park

The Fuji Hokuroku area also has a number of well-known locations where one can enjoy the view of both Mt. Fuji and cherry blossoms.
The place introduced here is a small park that is still not so well-known.
The park has a recreation walking trail, and we recommend that you try to find a favorite spot.
It takes about 15 minutes on foot to reach there from Yoshiike-onsen-mae Station on the Fujikyu Railway (or 30 minutes’ walk from Shimoyoshida Station). However, it is a good idea to investigate the location before you set out, as it is a bit hard to find.
Also, as the parking spaces there are very limited, why not take a stroll there from the train station? You might come upon a shop selling Yoshida udon noodles, a famous local dish, somewhere you least expect it.

Viewing Mt. Fuji from the Yamanashi Prefectural Fuji Visitor Center

The Yamanashi Prefectural Fuji Visitor Center has a “Mt. Fuji Ranger Room” (the office of the Mt. Fuji rangers).
From the second-floor observation deck, you can take in a glorious view of the magnificent Mt. Fuji that spreads out before you.
Many people heading from the Subaru Line to the fifth station of Mt. Fuji stop by here.
In addition, the second floor is surrounded in glass, so you can also view Mt. Fuji at a leisurely pace from the comfort of indoors.

“Mt. Fuji as seen from the Nakamichi-do road”

When heading toward Lake Kawaguchiko from the Otsuki junction, the majestic shape of Mt. Fuji, which until that time is only visible in between other mountains, gradually begins to come more and more into view. When you see Mt. Fuji in all its grandeur, your car will most certainly ring with exultant cheers!

Onigatake

Mt. Fuji, as seen from the mountain Onigatake
The Misaka mountain range that spreads out in front of Mt. Fuji is a place recommended for mountain climbers to view Mt. Fuji from an unusual angle. The Mt. Fuji one can see from Onigatake, one of the peaks in this mountain range, is especially highly recommended for its viewing angle, which is extremely difficult to observe elsewhere. To see it, it is necessary to climb the mountain, but once you arrive at the summit you will have a panoramic view of not only Mt. Fuji, but also Mt. Yasugatake, the Southern Alps, and the mountains that are part of Yamanashi Prefecture’s quasi-national and national parks.
You might also come to understand why the name of the mountain begins with the Japanese word for “ogre” (oni).

Twenty-seven scenes of Mt. Fuji