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History 01 Apr, 2017

Japanese Culture: Ema

Ema is a painted votive wooden plaque that you offer as a token of gratitude to the temples and shrines when you pray for something or when you manage to obtain the thing you prayed for. At...

History 01 Apr, 2017

Japanese Culture: Omikuji (Lucky Draw)

Omikuji is a little fortune-telling paper you draw when you go to a shrine or a Buddhist temple, to know whether your future will be auspicious or not. At present, it is common to use a paper ...

History 01 Apr, 2017

Kawaguchiko Station Area (By Bus): Kawaguchi Asama-jinja Shrine

Here are recommended facilities you can reach by bus from Lake Kawaguchiko. Kawaguchi Asama-jinja Shrine was built in 865 and is still standing magnificently today after more than 1,000 years. The ...

History 01 Apr, 2017

Places to Visit Around Mt. Fuji Station: Kanadorii

In the area around Fujisan Station, the closest one to Mt. Fuji, there are magnificent shrines and torii gates. Here you will feel the history and the energy of power spots! Kanadorii, made of...

Sights & Attractions

Fuji Subaru Line,5th Station–Yoshida entrance

Fuji Subaru Line,
5th Station –Yoshida entrance

The 5th Station of Mt. Fuji is located on the side of Mt. Fuji. It is accessible by buses coming from various stations located at the foot of the mountain.

Fuji-Q Highland

Fuji-Q Highland

This is Japan's uniquely Japanese amusement park. There are loads of rides and attractions for all ages at Fuji-Q Highland, including Guinness World Record holding roller coasters.

Lake Yamanaka

Lake Yamanaka

Since olden times, Lake Yamanaka has been the place to escape Japan’s summer heat. There are many hotels and summer villas lining the waters of the lake and the natural beauty of the surrounding area will amaze you.

Lake Kawaguchi

Lake Kawaguchi

Located on the northern side of Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi is a popular destination for tourists seeking views of Mt. Fuji. There are also museums, shops and hot springs to visit and many fun activities, such as fishing and marine sports. 

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