Lake Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi

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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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  • Definitely worth a visit during Sakura season. We rented an E bike and also rode around the lake and also to Lake Biwa, for a round trip of around 30km. There is also a Fuji museum that has photo exhi...  more »
  • Kawaguchiko is a great place to see Mt. Fuji, just across the hotel. Just met the December weekend of the Smoke and fire metropolis, very hot and excited! It's easy to go out at six in the morning to see the sunrise
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  • Beautiful place, quiet, with best view of mount fugi. The incline is a great place to start and lots of shops at the bottom to get some keepsakes to take home. Be mindful of train times if you don’t plan to stay the night in a nice hot spring !
  • Beautiful lake with amazing view of Mt Fuji in the backdrop. You can rent a bike or a fishing rod. Fishing rod can be rented for whole day and they also need fishing license, but there are actually fishes! Lots of people do recreational fishing and release back to the lake. Be warned of sunburn, make sure to cover yourselves up. Sun was strong even during spring time.
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