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Lake Kawaguchi (Kawaguchi-ko)

Of the five lakes on Mt. Fuji, this is the most spectacular spot with the longest shoreline.

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Lake

Lake Kawaguchi is known as one of the five Fuji lakes and is a popular spot because of its spectacular view of Mt. Fuji. The lakeside is filled with cherry blossoms in the spring, purple lavender in early summer, and autumn leaves in the fall, making each season a different and beautiful sight. Lake Kawaguchi is also known for having the only "island" and "bridge" in the Fuji Five Lakes.

Unoshima Island, with a circumference of about 700 meters, is designated as a cultural asset by Fujikawaguchiko Town. The scenery of Unoshima Island with Mt. Fuji in the background from Oishi Park is popular. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi from the 500-meter-long Kawaguchiko Bridge, which has been selected as one of the 100 best roads in Japan.

The area around Lake Kawaguchi is also full of sightseeing spots: Fuji-Q Highland, one of the most popular thrill-focused amusement parks in eastern Japan, the Museum of Art where you can enjoy unique artworks, and Mt. Fuji Panorama Ropeway, where you can see both Lake Kawaguchi and Mt. Fuji Panorama Ropeway. They are all must-visit places if you go to Lake Kawaguchi.

Highlights

  • There are many spots with a spectacular view of Mt.Fuji.
  • You can enjoy different scenery in each season.
  • You can enjoy fishing, boating, and other activities unique to the lake.
  • There are many popular amusement parks, museums, and other tourist spots in the area.

Photos

  • It is also known as a famous cherry blossom spot in spring.

    It is also known as a famous cherry blossom spot in spring.

  • Lavender blooms in the summer.

    Lavender blooms in the summer.

  • Kawaguchiko is a lake with beautiful autumn leaves.

    Kawaguchiko is a lake with beautiful autumn leaves.

  • Unoshima Island is an uninhabited island in Lake Kawaguchi.

    Unoshima Island is an uninhabited island in Lake Kawaguchi.

  • Unoshima shrine in Unoshima Island

    Unoshima shrine in Unoshima Island

  • View of Mt. Fuji from Kawaguchiko Bridge.

    View of Mt. Fuji from Kawaguchiko Bridge.

Reviews

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  • 王隆佑

    住宿在河口湖附近的溫泉旅館停留一晚,面湖的房間價位貴了許多。

  • 古祺皓

    有許多漂亮的景點,可以邊騎自行車邊看富士山的美景。

  • Marcel Martin

    很幸運地可以看到富士山的全貌

  • 德生

    河口湖周邊有許多溫泉飯店,在露天泡湯的時候還可以欣賞到河口湖寧靜夜晚美景一定要安排多停留幾天。

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Details

Name in Japanese
河口湖
Postal Code
401-0300
Address
Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsurugun, Yamanashi
Tel
0555-28-5177 (Fujikawaguchiko Town Tourism General Incorporated Association)
Admission
Free
Regular Holidays
None
Hours of operation
None specified
Access
Approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes by express bus from JR Shinjuku Station
Official Website
Official Website (English)