Experience the national parks near Mt. Fuji

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National Parks of Mt.FUJI Area

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Movies about Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji

Japan’s highest peak straddles the border between Yamanashi and Shizuoka prefectures. With a composite volcano shape more beautiful than any other mountain in the world, from ancient times Mt. Fuji has mesmerized people through literature, paintings, and religion like no other mountain.

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Climbing Mt. Fuji

No introduction is necessary for Mt. Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan. The season for climbing the mountain runs from July 1 to August 26. By all means, reach the peak of Mt. Fuji this summer!

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“Ohachi-meguri”: Touring the crater atop Mt. Fuji
Trekking at the highest point in Japan!

The lip of the crater atop Mt. Fuji. Surrounding it are eight peaks. A hike above the clouds that completely circles the mountain top is known as “Ohachi-meguri” (literally, “circling the bowl”). Yamanashi begins summer concurrently with Mt. Fuji.

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Walking though Mt. Fuji Okuniwa

Okuniwa, which is 2km before the fifth station on the Mt. Fuji Subaru Line, has Japanese hemlocks, larches, and other trees growing in a way akin to crawling as a result of the harsh wind and snow. Such scenery is truly like a garden made by Mother Nature.

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The cherry trees of Lake Kawaguchiko

Lake Kawaguchiko has the longest shoreline of any of the Fuji Five Lakes. As you travel around the lakefront, you will notice there are many locations with cherry trees. Park your car and take a break from your regular life, and find the cherry blossom viewing spot you like best as you walk through the area.

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The autumn colors of Lake Kawaguchiko

With an elevation of 830m, Lake Kawaguchiko is the second largest of the Fuji Five Lakes and Mt. Fuji can be seen beautifully across the water in all four seasons. This was a tourist destination since olden times and an abundance of leisure spots can be found in the surrounding areas. In recent years, it has become well-known as a fishing mecca. In the autumn, the “Autumn Leaves Tunnel,” the “Autumn Leaves Corridor,” and other well-known locations to view autumn foliage are truly beautiful.

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