Lake Kawaguchiko, Mount Fuji

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Lake Kawaguchiko is the most easily accessible lake of the five lakes surrounding Mount Fuji. Which is connected from Tokyo by train and bus, the eastern shore area of ​​the lake is the accommodation. And an onsen that offers a clear view of Mt.Fuji.

One of the cherry blossom viewing spots is Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum  and autumn around the first half of November, the leaves turn red, orange and yellow alternately.

That normal weather conditions.

Tourist spots around Lake Kawaguchiko. There are various and interesting, including

1.Kachi Kachi Ropeway

A distance of 400 meters connects the east coast of Lake Kawaguchiko. With an observation deck near the top of Mount Tenjo, about 1,000 meters above sea level, with a panoramic view of the lake below, combined with Mount Fuji.

  • Expenses: 720 yen round trip, one way 410 yen,
  • opening and closing time: March – November, 9: 00-17: 00,
  • December – February 9: 30-16: 40 (ropeway leaves every 5-10 minutes)
  • Closed days: Open every day

2. Kubota Itchiku Art Museum

Exhibiting works of art by Kubota Itchiku (1917-2003), artist who revived the art of Tsujigahana silk dyeing, exhibits creative kimonos. With pictures of nature, universe and seasons Including the unfinished masterpiece called “Symphony of Light”, it is a series of 30 kimonos arranged in the form of Mount Fuji.

  • Cost: 1,300 yen
  • Opening and closing time: April – November 9: 30-17: 30
  • December – March 10: 00-16: 30
  • Closed days: Every Wednesday from December – March
  • 26-28 December
  • open on public holidays And Wednesday of the first week in January

3. Kawaguchiko Museum of Art

Showcasing modern Japanese and foreign art Including a collection of paintings Photos about Mount Fuji

  • Cost: 800 yen
  • Opening hours: 9: 30-17: 00
  • Closed days: Every Tuesday (except on national holidays) and New Year’s holidays.

4. Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum

It is a small theme park and museum with automatic musical instruments. In which the main hall has a unique antique music box A large organ from France in 1905 playing music every 30 minutes and other automatic instruments, mostly imported from European countries.

  • Cost: 1,300 yen
  • Opening hours: 9: 00-17: 30
  • Closed day: Open every day.

5.Yamanashi Gem Museum

Inside, there is a large display of gems, precious stones and quartz crystals collect from Japan and around the world.

  • Cost: 600 yen
  • Opening hours: 9: 00-17: 30 (March – October), 9: 30-17: 00 (November – February)
  • days: every Wednesday. (Except that falls on a national holiday) and New Year’s holidays

6. Herb Hall

It is a shop, herb garden and greenhouse that tourists can visit closely. Behind the Herbal Hall is the perfume tower that sells fragrances. Essential oils and soaps

  • Cost: Free
  • Opening hours: 9: 00-18: 00 (November-March closes at 17:30)
  • Closed days: Open every day.